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Yorgos Lanthimos

Yorgos Lanthimos


September 23, 1973


Yorgos Lanthimos is a Greek filmmaker. He is known for directing psychological thrillers, black comedies and horror films. He has received numerous accolades including four prizes at the Cannes Film Festival, and a BAFTA Award as well as nominations for three Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Lanthimos' early films include My Best Friend (2001), Kinetta (2005), and Dogtooth (2009), the later of which won the Un Certain Regard prize at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Since 2015, Lanthimos has transitioned from making films in Greek to making higher-budget English-language films produced in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the United States. He has received three Academy Award nominations for his work: Best Original Screenplay for The Lobster (2015) and Best Director and Best Picture for The Favourite (2018). His film Poor Things premiered at the 80th Venice International Film Festival on September 1, 2023, where it won the Golden Lion.

Films on Vurchel

Poor Things
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