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Yorgos Lanthimos


Yorgos Lanthimos was born in Athens, Greece. He studied directing for Film and Television at the Stavrakos Film School in Athens. He has directed a number of dance videos in collaboration with Greek choreographers, in addition to TV commercials, music videos, short films and theatre plays. Kinetta, his first feature film, played at Toronto and ... See full bio »

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in Athens, Greece

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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The Lobster
The Lobster Director
(2015)
Kynodontas
Kynodontas Director
(2009)
Alpeis
Alpeis Director
(2011)

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Member of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' (AMPAS) since 2016.

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