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Actress UNITED KINGDOM

Tilda SWINTON

Tilda SWINTON

© Photo Marcus Mann 2002

Biography

Scottish. Born 1960. Read Social and Political Science and English Literature at Cambridge University between 1980-83.
Started making films with the English director Derek Jarman in 1985 with Caravaggio, going on to work with him for 8 years and 7 films before his death in 1994: including The Last of England, The Garden, War Requiem, Wittgenstein. In 1990 won the Coppa Volpe at the Venice Film Festival for her performance in his Edward II.
Came to wider international recognition with her extraordinary portrayal of Orlando in Sally Potter's film, released in 1992.
Since then, Swinton's work has included two films with Lynn Hershman-Leeson, Conceiving Ada and Teknolust, Susan Streitfeld's Female Perversions, Tim Roth's The War Zone and Robert Lepage's Possible Worlds. In 2000, she made The Deep End with David Siegel and Scott McGeehee, Quinzaine des Realisateurs 2001, for which she won numerous international awards, including a Golden Globe Nomination for Best Actress.
Recently, she has made Spike Jonze's Adaptation, David Mackenzie's Beat noir Young Adam, acclaimed at Cannes in 2003 and Thumbsucker directed by Mike Mills to be released in 2005. Constantine in which she stars with Keanu Reeves, will be released in February 2005.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2004
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2002
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Directors

André TÉCHINÉ

André TÉCHINÉ

Director
Andreï TARKOVSKI

Andreï TARKOVSKI

Annarita  ZAMBRANO

Annarita ZAMBRANO

Dino RISI

Dino RISI

Gaspar NOÉ

Gaspar NOÉ

Michel CACOYANNIS

Michel CACOYANNIS

Director
Otto PREMINGER

Otto PREMINGER

Director
Ruben ÖSTLUND

Ruben ÖSTLUND

Director
Sean PENN

Sean PENN

Director
Volker SCHLÖNDORFF

Volker SCHLÖNDORFF

Director
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