Director, Script Writer, Producer GREECE

Yorgos LANTHIMOS

Yorgos LANTHIMOS

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Biography

Four time Academy Award nominated filmmaker, Yorgos Lanthimos was born in Athens, Greece. He launched to international attention in 2009 with his second feature film, Dogtooth, winner of the Un Certain Regard Prize at the 62nd Festival de Cannes and nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His first English language feature film, The Lobster, presented in Competition at the 68th Festival de Cannes won the Jury Prize. In 2017 Lanthimos received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. The Killing of a Sacred Dear premiered in competition at the 70th Festival de Cannes and won the Best Screenplay prize. His most recent film, The Favourite received a leading ten Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, and won Best Actress for Olivia Colman.

Films presented at Cannes

THE LOBSTER 2015 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
KYNODONTAS DOGTOOTH 2009 Un Certain Regard Director , Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2019
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Directors

Ashim AHLUWALIA

Ashim AHLUWALIA

Script Writer
Gaspar NOE

Gaspar NOE

Director, Actor
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Nagisa OSHIMA

Nagisa OSHIMA

Roberto ROSSELLINI

Roberto ROSSELLINI

Director, Script Writer
Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

Director, Actor
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