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Leonora Moore

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Nationality  British
Role  Film actress
Other names  Leo
Education  University of Oxford
Years active  2009–present
Siblings  Jonny Moore
Name  Leonora Moore

Leonora Moore Picture of Leonora Moore
Occupation  Film actress Film director Film producer Screenwriter Composer
Known for  East (2011) The Taiwan Oyster (2012)
Movies  The Taiwan Oyster, Untitled

Leonora Moore

Leonora Lim-Moore is a British film actress, writer and director, known for her lead role as Nikita in The Taiwan Oyster (2012), directed by Mark Jarrett and for her directorial debut "East" which won Best Feature Film at the UK Film Festival in December 2011.



Lim-Moore was accepted to The University of Oxford (Wadham College) to read a four-year Masters Degree in Astrophysics and Particle Physics. She lived in Japan for several years and traveled to Los Angeles to receive acting training before returning to England to focus on her acting. Together with her brother, Jonny Moore, she co-directed 'Hear The Doors', a feature film that explores the ideas and mysteries of the Universe through the eyes of a 5-yr old boy.


In 2009, Leonora performed in theatre works The Sister's Walk, Tell Me, DMV Tyrant, Shampoo, and Stop Kiss for Black Box Theatre.

For her first effort as a filmmaker, Leonora was writer, director, producer, and composer of the feature film East (2011). It subsequently won 'Best Feature Film' at the 2011 UK Film Festival.


As actress
  • I Have A Bad Feeling About This (2014)
  • Brothers' Day [TAIWAN] (2014)
  • Surviving Alba (2013)
  • The Taiwan Oyster [TAIWAN] (2012)
  • East (2011) as Elva
  • Welcome to Minou [JAPAN] (2009) as Geisha
  • As filmmaker
  • East (2011)
  • Hear The Doors (2013)
  • Recognition

    Twitch Film made note of Moore's performance in The Taiwan Oyster, and wrote that the onscreen chemistry between Billy Harvey and Leonora Lim-Moore "is at times breathtaking". Also toward that film, Don Clinchy of the Slackerwood website wrote that Moore did "a great job as Nikita, a smart, savvy woman who is a sober, grounding influence on her intemperate traveling companions."

    Awards and nominations

  • 2011, won 'Best Feature Film' at UK Film Festival for East (2011)
  • References

    Leonora Moore Wikipedia

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