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

Awards

MISE À MORT DU CERF SACRÉ
THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER 2017 Award for Best Screenplay ((tied)) Director, Script / Dialogue
THE LOBSTER
THE LOBSTER 2015 Jury Prize Director, Script / Dialogue
DOGTOOTH
KYNODONTAS DOGTOOTH 2009 Un Certain Regard Prize - Groupama Gan Foundation for Cinema Director, Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2019
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Directors

Arnaud DESPLECHIN

Arnaud DESPLECHIN

Director, Actor, Script Writer
Alain CAVALIER

Alain CAVALIER

Script Writer, Director
Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Director
Michel FRANCO

Michel FRANCO

Director
Raymond DEPARDON

Raymond DEPARDON

Script Writer, Director
Youssef CHAHINE

Youssef CHAHINE

Director
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