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Here’s a quick birthday shout-out to Academy Award–winning, New German Cinema trailblazing Volker Schlöndorff, who turns seventy today. The tireless Schlöndorff is reportedly celebrating in (his) style: he’s currently on a reading tour through Germany, promoting his new autobiography, Light, Shadow and Movement: My Life and My Films (published in German by Carl Hanser Verlag). We’ll raise a glass to you in New York!