ARGENTINA

Lucrecia MARTEL

Lucrecia MARTEL
Biography

Born in 1966 in Salta, Argentina, Lucrecia Martel studied at Avellaneda Experimental (AVEX) and attended the National Experimentation Filmmaking School (ENERC) in Buenos Aires.
Issued from the "nouvelle vague" of Argentinean directors, which includes A. Caetano, D. Burman, U. Rosell, B. Stagnaro, S. Gugliotta and J. Gaggero, she directed a number of short films between 1988 and 1994. Rey Muerto (Dead King) in 1995 was part of Historias Breves I (Brief Tales I). In 2001, she directed her first feature La Ciénaga (The Swamp), award-winner at Berlin, Sundance, Havana, and Toulouse among other festivals. Selected for the 3rd edition of the 2002 Festival's Residence, she has since written and directed La Niña Santa (The Holy Girl), a reflection about adolescence, and the awakening of desire and faith, selected in Competition at the 2004 Festival de Cannes.

Films presented at Cannes

LA MUJER SIN CABEZA THE HEADLESS WOMAN 2008 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue
LA NINA SANTA THE HOLY GIRL 2004 In Competition – Feature Films Script / Dialogue, Director
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2006
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Directors

Barbet SCHROEDER

Barbet SCHROEDER

Director
Jean-Luc GODARD

Jean-Luc GODARD

Director
Jean-François RICHET

Jean-François RICHET

Director
Jean GREMILLON

Jean GREMILLON

Director
Jane CAMPION

Jane CAMPION

Actress
Kevin MACDONALD

Kevin MACDONALD

Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

Director
Matteo GARRONE

Matteo GARRONE

Director
Pietro GERMI

Pietro GERMI

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