until the opening
of the Festival de Cannes 2019
Director BRAZIL

Daniela THOMAS

Daniela THOMAS

© eudes-de-santana

Biography

Daniela Thomas has yet to make a decision about her true calling. In the meantime she directs and writes films, creates opera and theater sets, writes and directs plays, designs exhibitions and creates installations. She is based in São Paulo but her work has been seen, exhibited and played around the world. It all started in the early 80s at La MaMa Experimental Theater in New York. She then moved back to Brazil, were she partnered with Walter Salles, writing and co-directing three features, Foreign Land (1996), Midnight (1998) and Linha de Passe (Best Actress Award to Sandra Corvelloni at the 2008 Cannes Festival), and many shorts, including the Paris, je t’aime segment Loin du 16e (2006). Thomas’ other feature is Sunstroke (2009), co-directed with her partner in theater, Felipe Hirsch.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2014
Share

Directors

Arian VAZIRDAFTARI

Arian VAZIRDAFTARI

Andrzej WAJDA

Andrzej WAJDA

György Mór KÁRPÁTI

György Mór KÁRPÁTI

Jane BIRKIN

Jane BIRKIN

Actress
Jacques RIVETTE

Jacques RIVETTE

Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

Director
Michel DRACH

Michel DRACH

Nicole GARCIA

Nicole GARCIA

Director
Rithy PANH

Rithy PANH

Director
Takashi MIIKE

Takashi MIIKE

Director
Released on

Separate addresses with a comma * * * Required fields
}}
.

.

.

By continuing to navigate our website,
you accept cookies being used and saved on your device, notably for promotional and/or advertising purposes, within the limits of our privacy protection policy.