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Asif Kapadia

Academy award and four time BAFTA award winning Director / Writer / Producer Asif Kapadia is known for his visually striking films exploring characters living in timeless, extreme and unforgiving landscapes. His films have been box office successes around the world as well as being critically lauded and awarded internationally. Born in Hackney in ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 28 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Senna Director
Amy Director
The Warrior
The Warrior Director
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The Return Director


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 2018 Maradona (Documentary) (filming)
 2016 Ali and Nino
 2015/III Amy (Documentary)
 2012 The Odyssey (Documentary short)
 2010 Senna (Documentary)
 2008/I My World (Short)
 2008 Trancity (Short)
 2008 Uneternal City (Documentary) (segment director)
 2007 Far North
 2006/I The Return
 2001 The Warrior
 1997 The Sheep Thief (Short)
 1996 The Waiting Room (Short)
 1996 Wild West (Short)
 1994 Indian Tales (Short)
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[on his documentary about Formula One racer Ayrton Senna] Senna was an incredibly charismatic figure.Some people are inspired by him because they feel he was the best driver motorsport has ever seen. Some see his compassion for other people, and some might just think he's very good-looking. But there was something special about him, and it's that distant look in his eyes. I think Senna was a ... See more »

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