Role Film director
Name Josef Fares
|Years active 1996–present|
Parents Mariam Fares, Jan Fares
|Born 19 September 1977 (age 45) (1977-09-19) Beirut, Lebanon|
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, actor
Siblings Fares Fares, Michael Fares, Caroline Fares
Nominations European Film Award for European Discovery of the Year, Robert Award for Best Non-American Film
Movies Jalla! Jalla!, Kopps, Balls, Zozo
Similar People Fares Fares, Torkel Petersson, Jan Fares, Laleh, Anna Anthony
#Gamelab2018 - Geoff Keighley interviews A Way Out's director Josef Fares
Josef Fares (born 19 September 1977) is a Crystal-Simorgh winning Swedish-Lebanese-Assyrian film director. His brother is the actor Fares Fares, who has appeared in many of his films.
- Gamelab2018 Geoff Keighley interviews A Way Outs director Josef Fares
- Brothers a tale of two sons josef fares interview
Josef Fares moved to Sweden when he was 10 years old and lives in Örebro, Örebro län.
Variety declared him one of ten upcoming directors to watch in 2006. The same year he won the Nordic Council Film Prize for his film Zozo.
He also played the character of Josef in his feature film Leo, which was selected for the Focus section in the 58th Edition of the Berlin International Film Festival in 2008.
In 2013, he directed his first video game, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The game was well received by critics. Its focus is on the interaction between two brothers and on their journey to save their father. His next video game will be A Way Out.