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Yorgos Lanthimos

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Years active  2001–present
Name  Yorgos Lanthimos

Role  Filmmaker
Spouse  Ariane Labed
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Born  27 May 1973Athens, Greece
Occupation  Film director, theatre director, screenwriter, producer
Awards  Prize of Un Certain Regard, Award for Best Screenplay
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Movies  The Lobster, Dogtooth, Alps, Attenberg, Kinetta
Similar People  Ariane Labed, Colin Farrell, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Rachel Weisz, Efthymis Filippou

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Yorgos Lanthimos (Greek: Γιώργος Λάνθιμος; born 1973) is a Greek film, video and theatre director, producer and screenwriter.


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Life and career

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Lanthimos was born in Athens. He studied directing for film and television at Hellenic Cinema and Television School Stavrakos in Athens. Through the 90s he directed a series of videos for Greek dance-theater companies. Since 1995 he has directed a large number of TV commercials, in addition to music videos, short films and experimental theater plays. He has also been a member of the creative team which designed the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

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His feature film career started with the mainstream film My Best Friend where he shared directing credits with mentor Lakis Lazopoulos and was followed by the experimental film Kinetta which premiered at the 2005 Toronto Film Festival. His third feature film Dogtooth won the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards. His fourth feature film Alps (2011) won the Osella Award for Best Screenplay at the 68th Venice International Film Festival.

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The script for his fifth film The Lobster was awarded with the ARTE International Award as Best CineMart Project for 2013 at the 42nd International Film Festival Rotterdam. The film was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and won the Jury Prize.


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  • 2002: D.D.D by Dimitris Dimitriadis, Theatro tou Notou (Amore-Dokimes)
  • 2004: Bluebeard by Dea Loher, Theatro Porta
  • 2008: Natura morta in un fosso by Fausto Paravidino, Theatro tou Notou (Amore)
  • 2011: Platonov by Anton Chekhov, National Theatre of Greece (New Scene – Nikos Kourkoulos)

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