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Lynne RAMSAY

Lynne RAMSAY

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Biography

Born in Glasgow, Lynne Ramsay is considered one of the British most original and exciting voices working in Independent cinema today. She has a long running relationship with Cannes winning the Prix de Jury in 1996 for her graduation film, the short Small Deaths and in 1998 for her third short Gasman. Her debut feature film Ratcatcher premiered in Un Certain Regard (2000) winning Special Mention. We need to talk about Kevin was the only British film nominated for the Palm d'Or in official competition in 2011. It received several BAFTA nomination and won 'Best Director' at the British independent Film awards, 'Best film' at LONDON Film Festival and 'Best Screenplay' from the Writers Guild of Great Britain
Lynne Ramsay's recent short film Swimmer commissioned by the Cultural Olympiad of Great Britain (2012) won the BAFTA (2013) for Best short film.

Films presented at Cannes

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE 2017 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue
RATCATCHER 1999 Un Certain Regard Director, Script / Dialogue
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GASMAN 1998 In Competition – Short Films Actor, Director, Script / Dialogue
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ONE EYE 1998 Cinéfondation Cinematography
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SMALL DEATHS 1996 In Competition – Short Films Cinematography, Director, Script / Dialogue

Awards

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE
YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE 2017 Award for Best Screenplay ((tied)) Director, Script / Dialogue
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GASMAN 1998 Jury Prize - Short Film ((tied)) Actor, Director, Script / Dialogue
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SMALL DEATHS 1996 Jury Prize Cinematography, Director, Script / Dialogue
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SMALL DEATHS 1996 Jury Prize - Short Film Cinematography, Director, Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2013
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2001
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Directors

Barbet SCHROEDER

Barbet SCHROEDER

Director
Cristi PUIU

Cristi PUIU

Director
Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Director, Script Writer
Marco BELLOCCHIO

Marco BELLOCCHIO

Director
Sergei LOZNITSA

Sergei LOZNITSA

Director
Tony GATLIF

Tony GATLIF

Tony ZIERRA

Tony ZIERRA

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