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Marc Forster (Illertissen, November 30, 1969) is a German-Swiss filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the films Monster’s Ball, Finding Neverland, Stranger than Fiction, The Kite Runner, and Quantum of Solace. Forster was born in Au (today Illertissen) in the Neu-Ulm district of Bavaria. His parents, a German doctor and a Swiss architect, moved to a winter resort in Davos, Switzerland when he was a small child. In 1990, when he was 20 years old, Forster moved to New York in the United States to attend New York University’s film school for the next three years. Marc Forster, along with actress Renée Zellweger, was part of the 2005 HIV prevention campaign by the Swiss federal health department. Read more . . .