Director, Writer, Producer UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Joel COEN

Joel COEN
Biography

Internationally known as the Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan Coen live in New York. They have collaborated since their first film, Blood Simple in 1984, which won the Grand Prix at Sundance Film Festival. They write, direct, and produce their films jointly, although until The Ladykillers (2004), Joel received sole credit for directing and Ethan for producing. Their films include Raising Arizona (1987), Barton Fink (1991), Fargo (1996) The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), No Country for Old Men (2007), Burn After Reading (2008), A Serious Man (2009), True Grit (2010) and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). Critically acclaimed they have been nominated for twelve Academy Awards together, plus one individual nomination for both, winning Best Original Screenplay for Fargo and Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for No Country for Old Men.
Palme d’or laureates in 1991 for Barton Fink, the Coen brothers are part of the Festival de Cannes history. They have presented nine of their films, often winning the most prestigious prizes: the Award for Best Director in 1996 for Fargo as well as for The Man Who Wasn’t There in 2001 and the Grand Prix for Inside Llewyn Davis in 2013.They have just finished shooting their new film Hail, Caesar!

Films presented at Cannes

INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS 2013 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
CHACUN SON CINÉMA TO EACH HIS OWN CINEMA 2007 Out of Competition Director
NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN 2007 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
THE LADYKILLERS 2004 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
FARGO 1996 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
THE HUDSUCKER PROXY 1994 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
BARTON FINK 1991 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
RAISING ARIZONA 1987 Special Screenings Director , Script / Dialogue
Jury members
President - Feature films - 2015
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Directors

Asghar FARHADI

Asghar FARHADI

Director, Script Writer
Hilla MEDALIA

Hilla MEDALIA

KORE-EDA Hirokazu

KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Director, Script Writer
Jeff ZIMBALIST

Jeff ZIMBALIST

Kristian LEVRING

Kristian LEVRING

Script / Dialogue, Director
Lynne RAMSAY

Lynne RAMSAY

Director
Nagisa OSHIMA

Nagisa OSHIMA

Richard LESTER

Richard LESTER

Serge LE PERON

Serge LE PERON

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