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Stephen Quay

The identical twin Brothers Quay (the other being Timothy) were born near Philadelphia in a town with a large European immigrant population, which fuelled their interest in European (especially Eastern European) culture. They moved to London in the late 1960s to study at the Royal College of Art where they made their first short films (now lost), ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 16 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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  I Hear My Name (Short) (completed)
 2013 Unmistaken Hands: Ex Voto F.H. (Short) (co-director)
 2010 Maska (Short)
 2009 Inwentorium sladów (Video documentary short)
 2005 The Piano Tuner of EarthQuakes (as Quay Brothers)
 2003 Songs for Dead Children (Short)
 2001 Stille Nacht V: Dog Door (Short) (co-director)
 2000 Duet (Short)
 2000 The Sandman (TV Movie)
 2000 In Absentia (Short)
 1995 The Summit (TV Movie)
 1992 Dramolet: Stille Nacht I (Short)
 1991 The Calligrapher (TV Movie)
 1991 The Comb (Short)
 1989 Ex-Voto (Short)
 1987 Tales of the Brothers Quay (Documentary)
 1986 Street of Crocodiles (Short)
 1983 Janacek: Intimate Excursions (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1981 Ein Brudermord (Short) (as Quay Brothers)
 1980 Punch & Judy: Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy (Documentary) (as Quay Brothers)
 1979 Nocturna Artificialia (Short)
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Other Works:

He and his brother co-directed the music video "Black Soul Choir" for the band Sixteen Horsepower in 1996.

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Quay Brothers

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Retrospective at the 10th New Horizons Film Festival (2010). See more »


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