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dietrich brüggemann is a filmmaker and musician. he played the piano most of his life, then started making films, then his good old friend cathy told him that his hip-hop street name should be d-trick.

no-budget feature film "nine takes", consisting of eight long shots and one hell of a steadicam ride, dealing with parent-child relationships and general communication fuckups, premiered at berlinale 2006, won a couple of awards, received quite enthusiastic audience reactions, got attention of production company wüste film who subsequently produced debut feature "run if you can", which tells the story of a quadriplegic falling in love with the same girl as his able-bodied caretaker. the film addresses issues of sex/friendship/physical beauty/disability, boasts a soundtrack combined from songs by late british rock/electronic outfit "the cooper temple clause" and a piano concerto by brahms, saw its world premiere as opening film of "perspective on german cinema" section at berlinale 2010, went on to other festivals and won a number of awards. next film, which is an ensemble comedy about people who keep relocating, is scheduled to shoot in 2010/11.

dietrich lives in berlin, rides a bicycle, takes panorama photographs, bakes his own bread and plays piano to silent films every once in a while.

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