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Atom Egoyan
Atom Egoyan's parents were painters and he studied International Relations and music at the University of Toronto where he began making short films: Howard in Particular, After Grad with Dad, Peep Show and Open House. While he has several distinguished Television and Opera works on his resume and such pictures as his debut Next of Kin ...
“ "Sweet Hereafter", "Where the Truth Lies" ('05) with Colin Firth, Kevin Bacon, "Felicia's Journey" ('99), Ararat" 2002 - CA ” - angelikafauve
Bernardo Bertolucci
Bernardo Bertolucci, the Italian director whose films are known for their colorful visual style, was born in Parma, Italy, in 1940. He attended Rome University and became famous as a poet. He served as assistant director for Pier Paolo Pasolini in the film Accattone and directed The Grim Reaper. His second film...
“ The Dreamers ('03), The Celo ('02 - from 10 min Older), Stealing Beaury ('96), Little Buddha ('93 - K. Reeves, B. Fonda), Sheltering Sky ('90), The Last Emperor ('87), Last Tango in Paris (M. Brando, M. Schneider), La Luna ('79), 1900 ('76 - R. De Niro), Il Conformista ('71 - D. Sanda) - Parma, (Emilia Romana) (66), IT ” - angelikafauve
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Director, Amélie
Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a self-taught director who was very quickly interested by cinema, with a predilection for a fantastic cinema where form is as important as the subject. Thus he started directing TV commercials and video clips (such as Julien Clerc in 1984). At the same time he met designer/drawer Marc Caro with whom he made two short animation movies: L'évasion and Le manège...
“ Amelie ('02), A Very Long Engagement ('04) - FR ” - angelikafauve
“ "Burning Plain" 2008, Babel 2006 (Writer, Idea) - Mexico City MX ” - angelikafauve
“ Jamon, Jamon Life in poverty, misery and love - Barcelona, ES ” - angelikafauve
“ "Message in a Bottle" - MX ” - angelikafauve
Tom Hooper
Tom Hooper was educated at one of England's most prestigious schools, Westminster. His first film, Runaway Dog, was made when he was 13 years old and shot on a Clockwork 16mm Bolex camera, using 100 feet of film. At age 18, he wrote, directed and produced the short film Painted Faces, which premiered at the London Film Festival; it was released theatrically and later shown on Channel 4...
“ "The King's Speech" ('10) - UK ” - angelikafauve
“ Il Postino ('94) - New Delhi, IN ” - angelikafauve
“ "La Sconosciuta" (The Unknown Woman) 2006, "Malena" 2000, "Cinema Paradiso" 1988 - IT ” - angelikafauve
“ La Vita e bella: A poetic - through a little boy eyes view, of War II nazi's concentration camps) - IT ” - angelikafauve
“ A Single Man 209 (A realistic look in the life of a homosexual, with Colin Firth) - Austin, Texas US ” - angelikafauve
“ "State of Play" ('09) - UK ” - angelikafauve
“ Chéri ('09), Dangerous Liaisons ('88) - Leicester, UK ” - angelikafauve
“ The Phantom of the Opera DE ” - angelikafauve
Jean-Luc Godard
Director, My Life to Live
Jean-Luc Godard was born in Paris on December 3, 1930, the second of four children in a bourgeois Franco-Swiss family. His father was a doctor who owned a private clinic, and his mother came from a preeminent family of Swiss bankers. During World War II Godard became a naturalized citizen of Switzerland and attended school in Nyons (Switzerland)...
“ French Nouvel Vague movement creator - Films: "Au bout de souffle" ('60) - A love story of an American girl in Paris who sells newspapers in Champs Elysees (J. Sieberg) and a "careless" naif thief (J.P. Belmondo), Pierrot le fou, Week-end, "Le Mepris" ('63) - Life behind movies, as an American rich producer (J. Palance), resident of a villa in Capri runs after a married actress (B. Bardot) - (76) FR ” - angelikafauve
“ Un Homme et une Femme - a romansque narration of love - FR ” - angelikafauve
“ Les glaneurs et les ganeuses 2000 (Documentary), Cléo de 5 à 7 1962, Sans toit ni loi 1985 Bruxelles, BE ” - angelikafauve
Joe Wright
Director, Atonement
“ "Atonement" 2007, Pride & Prejudice 2005 - UK ” - angelikafauve
“ Tales of Ordinary Madness 1981 (The life of writer Charles Bukowski) - Milan (Lombardy) IT ” - angelikafauve
Éric Rohmer
Admirers have always had difficulty explaining Éric Rohmer's "Je ne sais quoi." Part of the challenge stems from the fact that, despite his place in French Nouvelle Vague (i.e., New Wave), his work is unlike that of his colleagues. While this may be due to the auteur's unwillingness to conform, some have argued convincingly that...
“ Ma nuit chez Maude, L' Anglaise et le Duc ('09), Le genou de Claire - FR ” - angelikafauve
Andrzej Wajda
Director, Katyn
Andrzej Wajda is an Academy Award-wining director. He is the most prominent filmmaker in Poland known for The Promised Land, Man of Iron, and Katyn. He was born Andrzej Wajda on March 6, 1926, in Suwalki, Poland. His mother, Aniela Wajda, was a teacher at a Ukrainian school. His father...
“ "Iron Man"('81), "Promised Land", "Danton", "Tatarak" (War memories as time brings losses, as river-lilies go leafless as they fade in still waters) (85) - PL ” - angelikafauve
“ Death in Venice, Rocco e i suoi fratelli, The Innocent, Il Gattopardo - (Milano) IT ” - angelikafauve
Claude Chabrol
Director, La Cérémonie
French film director considered a master in the mystery genre. He is credited with starting the "nouvelle vague" French film movement.
“ "Le beau Serge" (1958) FR ” - angelikafauve
Duncan Jones
Director, Moon
“ Source Code 2011, Moon 2009 UK ” - angelikafauve
“ "38 Témoins" ('11) BE ” - angelikafauve
Joshua Sinclair
Joshua Sinclair is an eclectic personality. A medical doctor specializing in tropical diseases, he has worked in India with Mother Teresa (Calcutta) and Sister Rosa (Bombay), as well as in various parts of Africa. He is also a professor in comparative theology. Since his acquired professions are obviously "non-profit"...
“ "Jump!" ('08) US ” - angelikafauve
“ "The Patience Stone" 2012, Earth & Ashes 2004" AF ” - angelikafauve
“ "Luna de Avellaneda" (2004) AR ” - angelikafauve
Vittorio Taviani
Vittorio Taviani studied law at the University of Pisa, becoming interested in the cinema after seeing Roberto Rossellini's Paisan. After writing and directing short films and plays with his brother Paolo, he made his first feature in 1962. The brothers have continued to work together ever since, with each directing alternate scenes with the other watching but never interfering.
“ La Notte di San Lorenzo, San Mighele aveva un gallo, Il Pratto, Allons Enfants, Padre Padrone - IT ” - angelikafauve
“ "Les choses de la vie" 1970 FR ” - angelikafauve
“ Quartier Lointain 2010 A flash-back to childhood in a research of the lost father, in the protagonist's french province life - BE ” - angelikafauve
François Truffaut
François began to assiduously go to the movies at 7. He was also a great reader but not a good pupil. He left school at 14 and started working. In 1947, aged 15, he founded a film club and met André Bazin, a French critic, who becomes his protector. Bazin helped the delinquent Truffaut and also when he was put in jail because he deserted the army...
“ Jules et Jim 1962, 400 coups, La sirène de Mississipi 1969 FR ” - angelikafauve
Andrei Tarkovsky
Writer, Solaris
The most famous Soviet film-maker since Sergei M. Eisenstein, Andrei Tarkovsky (the son of noted poet Arseniy Tarkovsky) studied music and Arabic in Moscow before enrolling in the Soviet film school V.G.I.K. He shot to international attention with his first feature, Ivan's Childhood, which won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival...
“ Solaris 1972, Mirror 1975, The Sacrifice 1986 Ext. Review, Stalker 1979, Ext. Review - 1932-1986 RU ” - angelikafauve
Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam was born in Minnesota near Medicine Lake. When he was 12 his family moved to Los Angeles where he became a fan of Mad magazine. In his early 20's he was often stopped by the police who often suspected him of being a drug addict and Gilliam had to explain that he worked in advertising....
“ Fisher King 1991 US ” - angelikafauve
“ Les Adieux a la Reine (Diane Kruger as Marie Antoinette) FR Président de la jurie d' entrance (2003) de la Femis (National Film School) - FR ” - angelikafauve
Jacques Audiard
Writer, A Prophet
Born in Paris, France, in 1952. Jacques Audiard's family has always been involved in movie business. His father, Michel, was a popular screenwriter and director and his uncle a producer. But in his teens he refused that world and wanted to be a teacher. He studied literature and philosophy at the Sorbonne but didn't finish his degree...
“ "Rust and Bone" (2011) FR ” - angelikafauve
Rodrigo García
Producer, Blue
“ Nine Lives 2005, Blue 2012 Bogota CO ” - angelikafauve
“ Soy Cuba 1991 RU ” - angelikafauve
“ Est West 1999, Indochine 1992 FR ” - angelikafauve
“ People like us 2012 L.A California US ” - angelikafauve
“ Amnesty 2011 AL ” - angelikafauve
“ The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone 1961 Panama City, PA ” - angelikafauve
“ Assassin of the Tsar 1991, The Rider named Death 2004 RU ” - angelikafauve
Adrian Lyne
Director, Unfaithful
Adrian Lyne (Director/Writer/Producer) is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about movies of our time, among them, "Fatal Attraction", "9 1/2 Weeks", "Flashdance", "Indecent Proposal", "Jacob's Ladder" and "Unfaithful". Born in Peterborough, England and raised in London, Lyne attended the Highgate school...
“ Unfaithful 2002, 9 1/2 Weeks 1986, Fatal Attraction 1987, Jacob's Ladder 1990 - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England UK ” - angelikafauve
Sarah Polley
Sarah Polley is an actress and director renowned in her native Canada for her political activism. Blessed with an extremely expressive face that enables directors to minimize dialog due to her uncanny ability to suggest a character's thoughts, Polley has become a favorite of critics for her sensitive portraits of wounded and conflicted young women in independent films...
“ Take this Waltz 2011 CA ” - angelikafauve
Volker Schlöndorff
Director, The Tin Drum
Has studied economy and political sciences as well as at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographique (IDHEC) in Paris, France. Worked as an assistant director with Louis Malle, Jean-Pierre Melville and Alain Resnais. Founded his own production company Bioskop Film together with Reinhard Hauff and Eberhard Junkersdorf in 1973...
“ DE ” - angelikafauve
“ La Provinciale 1981, La Dentellière 1977, L' Invitation 1973 - Geneva CH ” - angelikafauve
“ Up in the Air CA ” - angelikafauve
Oliver Hirschbiegel
Director, Downfall
Born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1957. In his teens he left high school and worked as a cooker in a boat. Then he studied painting and graphism in the Academy of arts in Hamburg where he also started experimenting with video and photography. Those experimental movies attracted the attention of some producers of the German TV...
“ Downfall 2004 DE ” - angelikafauve
“ La Grande Bellezza IT ” - angelikafauve
Anthony Minghella
Anthony Minghella was the son of immigrants from Italy, who own an ice-cream factory on the Isle of Wight, where Anthony was born on January 6, 1954. He and his two siblings, Edana Minghella and Dominic Minghella, grew up there, a popular British holiday spot. After graduating from the University of Hull...
“ The English Patient (1996), The Talented Mr Ripley (1999), Nine (2009) - (Isle of Wight, London) UK ” - angelikafauve
Ridley Scott
Producer, Blade Runner
Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with the science-fiction horror film Alien (1979), his best known works are the noir science fiction film Blade Runner (1982), crime drama Thelma & Louise (1991), historical drama and Best Picture Oscar winner Gladiator (2000)...
“ "Matchstick Men" 2003, Thelma & Louise 1991 - UK ” - angelikafauve
Sam Mendes
Samuel Alexander Mendes was born on August 1, 1965 in Reading, England, UK to parents James Peter Mendes, a retired university lecturer, and Valerie Helene Mendes, an author who writes children's books. Their marriage didn't last long, James divorced Sam's mother in 1970 when Sam was just 5-years-old...
“ "An American Beauty" 1999 - UK ” - angelikafauve
Bruce Beresford
Australian film director, at his best with period pieces and small-scale dramas. Considered one of Australia's "New Wave" directors.
“ Mao's Last Dancer 2009 (The life of Chinese dancer Li Cunxin) - Sydney AU ” - angelikafauve
James Ivory
The main part of his few movies were filmed in the quarter of a century in which he worked closely together with the Indian producer Ismail Merchant and the German writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. His first films are all set in India and are very much influenced by the style of Satyajit Ray and Jean Renoir...
“ Room with a View, Howards End, The Golden Bowl, The White Countess, Jefferson in Paris - Berkeley CA 1928 (83) US ” - angelikafauve
James Gray
Writer/director James Gray made his first film Little Odessa at the age of twenty-five. The film, which starred Tim Roth, Edward Furlong, Vanessa Redgrave and Maximilian Schell, received critical acclaim and was the winner of the Venice Film Festival's prestigious Silver Lion Award in 1994. Miramax Films released James Gray's second feature...
“ "Two Lovers" ('09) - US ” - angelikafauve
“ The Visitor 2007 (A movie about immigrants in N.Y.) US ” - angelikafauve
Woody Allen
Writer, Annie Hall
Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...
“ Manhattan, Take the Money and Run, Little Crooks, Match-Point, Scoop, Cassandra's Dream, To Rome with love 2013 - US ” - angelikafauve
Paul Thomas Anderson
Anderson was born in 1970. He was one of the first of the "video store" generation of film-makers. His father was the first man on his block to own a V.C.R., and from a very early age Anderson had an infinite number of titles available to him. While film-makers like Spielberg cut their teeth making 8 mm films, Anderson cut his teeth shooting films on video and editing them from V.C.R. to V.C.R...
“ There will be blood, (D. D. Lewis) The rise and fall of an oil minner in the begining of the century - US ” - angelikafauve
Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese directed landmark films such as the crime film Mean Streets, the vigilante-thriller Taxi Driver, the biographical sports drama Raging Bull, the black comedy The King of Comedy, and the crime films Goodfellas and Casino, all of which he collaborated on with actor and close friend Robert De Niro...
“ The Wolf of Wall Street 2013, The Departed 2006, The Aviator 2004, Goodfellas 1990, Taxi Driver 1976, Mean Streets 1973, Raging Bull 1980 - New York ("Little Italy" neighborhood - inspiration for many of his films) US ” - angelikafauve
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father, Carmine Coppola, was a composer and musician. His mother, Italia Coppola (née Pennino), had been an actress. Francis Ford Coppola graduated with a degree in drama from Hofstra University...
“ Apocalypse now ('79), Peggy Sue Got Married ('86), Cotton Club 1984, New York Stories ('89) US ” - angelikafauve
Robert Zemeckis
A whiz-kid with special effects, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film-making (Steven Spielberg produced many of his films). Usually working with writing partner Bob Gale, Robert's earlier films show he has a talent for zany comedy (Romancing the Stone, 1941) and special effect vehicles (Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Back to the Future)...
“ Cast Away (2000), Forest Gamp (Won Oscar 1994) US ” - angelikafauve
Oliver Stone
Director, Platoon
Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success. William Oliver Stone was born in New York City...
“ J.F.K. - US ” - angelikafauve
Michael Cimino
Michael Cimino studied architecture and dramatic arts; later he filmed advertisements and documentaries and also wrote scripts until the actor, producer and director Clint Eastwood gave him the opportunity to direct the thriller Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. But his biggest success was The Deer Hunter which won the Oscar for best film...
“ Deer Hunter 1978 - US (living in Paris) ” - angelikafauve
Steven Soderbergh
Director, Ocean's Eleven
Steven Andrew Soderbergh was born on January 14, 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the second of six children of Mary Ann (Bernard) and Peter Soderbergh. His father was of Swedish and Irish descent, and his mother was of Italian ancestry. While he was still at a very young age, his family moved to Baton Rouge...
“ Sex, Lies and Videotapes 1989, Erin Brockovich 2000, Ocean's Eleven 2001 Atlanta, Georgia US ” - angelikafauve
George Hickenlooper
George Hickenlooper graduated from Yale University in 1986. He was born on May 25, 1963 in St. Louis, Missouri and raised there, Boston, and San Francisco. His interest in film began in childhood and stemmed from his great-uncle's (Leopold Stokowski) involvement in the movie Fantasia. Hickenlooper's...
“ Factory Girl 2006, The Man from Elysian Fields 2000 - 1963 - 2010 St. Louis, Missouri US ” - angelikafauve
Ingmar Bergman
Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July fourteenth, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions is the trilogy closed. Here...
“ The Seventh Seal 1958, Wild Strawberries 1957, The Passion of Anna, (External Analysis) 1969, Cries & Whispers 1972, The Serpent's Egg 1977, Fanny & Alexander 1982 - Uppsala SW ” - angelikafauve
Joachim Trier
Joachim Trier is a Norwegian director and writer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1974. Trier is son of Jacob Trier, which was the sound technician of Norway's most popular film ever The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix, and grandson of the important Norwegian filmmaker Erik Løchen. His mother was a short filmmaker, too, and he is related to the famous Danish director Lars von Trier.
“ NRW ” - angelikafauve
“ NRW ” - angelikafauve
Aksel Hennie
Aksel Hennie is a Norwegian actor, writer and director. He has acted in a number of successful Norwegian movies, and has received several awards. Hennie grew up in Lambertseter in Oslo. In his late teens he was sentenced for tagging, and became an outcast in the community for confessing to the police...
“ NRW ” - angelikafauve
Liv Ullmann
Actress, Persona
Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-'50s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar Bergman in such films as Persona...
“ Trolosa (Faithless, External Review) 2000 - NRW ” - angelikafauve
“ What's Eating Gilbert Grape 1993 - Stockholm SW ” - angelikafauve
Thomas Vinterberg
Director, The Hunt
With Last Round (Last Round), his graduation short from The National Film School of Denmark, he got an early taste of critical success. He received the Jury's and Producers' Awards at the International Student Film Fest in Munich and won the 1st Prize at the Tel Aviv Film Fest. Popular success followed with his breakthrough short fiction film...
“ Dear Wendy 2004, The Celebration (Festen) 1998 - Copenhagen DMK ” - angelikafauve
Luc Besson
Luc Besson spent the first years of his life following his parents, scuba diving instructors, around the world. His early life was entirely aquatic. He already showed amazing creativity as a youth, writing early drafts of The Big Blue and The Fifth Element, as an adolescent bored in school. He...
“ The Lady 2011 FR ” - angelikafauve
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Producer, The Revenant
His six feature films - Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Babel (comprising the "Death Trilogy"), Biutiful, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), and The Revenant - have garnered critical acclaim and numerous accolades, including Academy Award nominations and wins. In 2015, Iñárritu won the Academy Award for Best Director...
“ Babel 2006, Amores Perros 2000 MX ” - angelikafauve
“ The Tree of Wooden Clogs (L'albero degli zoccoli ) ('78) - Watch Trailer - Treviglio (Lombardy) IT ” - angelikafauve
“ IT ” - angelikafauve
Ken Loach
Director, I, Daniel Blake
Unlike virtually all his contemporaries, Ken Loach has never succumbed to the siren call of Hollywood, and it's virtually impossible to imagine his particular brand of British socialist realism translating well to that context. After studying law at St. Peter's College, Oxford, he branched out into the theater...
“ Angel's Share 2012, Route Irish 2010, The Wind that shakes the barely 2006 -England UK ” - angelikafauve
“ The Notebook 2004 US ” - angelikafauve
Richard Linklater
Director, Before Sunset
Self-taught writer-director Richard Stuart Linklater was born in Houston, Texas, to Diane Margaret (Krieger), who taught at a university, and Charles W. Linklater III. Richard was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Typically setting each of his movies during one 24-hour period...
“ Before Midnight ('13) - Watch Trailer, Before Sunrise ('04), Before Sunrise ('95) The 24 hours Trilogy - Houston (Texas) US ” - angelikafauve
“ Shakespeare in Love 2007 US ” - angelikafauve
Stephen Daldry
Director, The Reader
In 1989, Stephen Daldry worked as a freelance reader of unsolicited manuscripts for Literary Manager Nicholas Wright in the Scripts Department at the Royal National Theatre. In July of that year, he directed a Dadaist/expressionist production of "Judgement Day," a play by Odon von Horvath, at the Old Red Lion in London.
“ The Reader 2008 - Read an article about today's trials of former Nazi Guards - relevant to the story of the movie - Dorset UK ” - angelikafauve
Director, Missing
“ Eden à l' Ouest 2009, Etat de siège 1971 - Loutra-Iraias GR / FR ” - angelikafauve
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and even antigay...
“ Veronica Voss 1982, Marriage of Maria Brawn 1979, The bitter tears of Petra von Kant 1972, The Merchant of four Seasons 1971, Katzelmacher (The Greek Neighbor) 1969, watch Trailer - Prominent creator, founder of the so-called "New-German Cinema", lightened-up the lives of marginal or problematic people - things consisting also, his own impasses 1945 - 1982 DE ” - angelikafauve
“ US ” - angelikafauve
“ US ” - angelikafauve
“ The Tourist, The Lives of Others ('06) - DE ” - angelikafauve
Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders is an Oscar-nominated German filmmaker who was born Ernst Wilhelm Wenders on August 14, 1945 in Düsseldorf, which then was located in the British Occupation Zone of what became the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany, known colloquially as West Germany until reunification)...
“ Land of Plenty ('06), "Paris, Texas" ('09) - DE ” - angelikafauve
“ The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ('06) - DK ” - angelikafauve
Peter Greenaway
Peter Greenaway trained as a painter and began working as a film editor for the Central Office of Information in 1965. Shortly afterwards he started to make his own films. He has produced a wealth of short and feature-length films, but also paintings, novels and other books. He has held several one-man shows and curated exhibitions at museums world-wide.
“ The belly of an Architect (87) - (Wales) UK ” - angelikafauve
“ "Amour" (2012), "The White Ribbon" (2009), "Caché" 2005, "La Pianiste" 2001 - DE ” - angelikafauve
“ Money Ball 2011, Truman Capote 2005 US ” - angelikafauve
David Lynch
Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future director Jennifer Lynch shortly after he turned 21...
“ Blue Velvet ('86), Inland Empire ('06), Mulholland Dr ('01) - US ” - angelikafauve
Carlos Saura
Writer, Cria Cuervos
Spanish director, writer, producer (2 films) and actor (2 films). His interest on cinema started when he was very young. His mother, who was a pianist, instilled in him the liking for music, and his brother, Antonio, who was a painter, the passion for art. When he was an teenager he started to practice photography...
“ ES ” - angelikafauve
Milos Forman
Milos Forman was born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, to Anna (Svabova), who ran a summer hotel, and Rudolf Forman, a professor. During World War II, his parents were taken away by the Nazis, after being accused of participating in the underground resistance. His father died in Buchenwald and his mother died in Auschwitz...
“ Amadeus 1984 - CZ ” - angelikafauve
Nikita Mikhalkov
Nikita Mikhalkov is the son of the famous communist poet Sergey Mikhalkov, who wrote the lyrics of the Soviet national anthem and had strong connections to the Communist Party. Nikita Mikhalkov's mother, Natalya Petrovna Konchalovskaya, was also a poet and daughter of famous painter Pyotr Petrovich Konchalovsky and his wife Olga Vasilievna Surikova...
“ "Soy Cuba" RU ” - angelikafauve
“ The Trip ('11), Genoa ('08) - UK ” - angelikafauve
Emir Kusturica
Director, Underground
A Serbian film director. Born in 1954 in Sarajevo. Graduated in film directing at the prestigious Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague in 1978. During his studies, he was awarded several times for his short movies including Guernica (1978), which took first prize at the Student's Film Festival in Karlovy Vary...
“ Known for "Arizona Dream" ('02), "Underground" ('02) - Sarajevo BA ” - angelikafauve
Pedro Almodóvar
The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study filmmaking because he didn't have the money to afford it...
“ Volver ('06), Los abrazos rotos ('10) - ES ” - angelikafauve