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As a director, Rudolph Herzog is best known for films such as THE AGENT on the Stasi double agent Werner Stiller who escaped East Germany and became a millionaire at Goldman Sachs, and LOST IN THE ARCTIC, a National Geographic/ZDF documentary on the mysterious death of polar explorer Roald Amundsen.

Rudolph Herzog‘s BBC / ARD documentary on humour in Hitler's Third Reich scored top audience ratings in Germany and his book DEAD FUNNY on the same subject was reviewed internationally, from THE SUNDAY TIMES to AL JAZEERA.

His second book, the critically acclaimed SHORT HISTORY OF NUCLEAR FOLLY, was recently published in the U.K., the U.S. and Canada. A documentary by Rudolph Herzog based on the book will be released in 2014.