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Romain Gavras

Romain Gavras was born on July 4, 1981 in Paris, France. He is a director and actor, known for Athena (2022), Our Day Will Come (2010) and M.I.A.: Bad Girls (2012). See full bio »

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Athena Director


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 2022 Athena
 2018 Dior J'adore: The New Absolu (Video short)
 2016 Powerade: The Corner (Video short)
 2016 Jamie XX: Gosh (Version 2) (Music Video short)
 2013 Dior: 1000 Lives - Dior Homme (Music Video short) (directed by)
 2012 M.I.A.: Bad Girls (Music Video short)
 2011 Yves Saint Laurent: Opium (Video short)
 2011 Adidas: Adidas Is All In (Video short)
 2010 Yves Saint Laurent: Belle d'Opium (Video short)
 2010 M.I.A: Born Free (Music Video short)
 2008 A Cross the Universe (Video documentary)
 2008 Justice: Stress (Music Video short)
 2008 Les Mathématiques du Roi Heenok (Documentary short)
 2007 Simian Mobile Disco: I Believe (Music Video short)
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Other Works:

Director: TV commercial for "Belle d'Opium" fragrance from Yves Saint-Laurent featuring Mélanie Thierry. Cinematography: Akram Khan. Music: Nitin Sawhney.



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I don't think anything that I do is wrong or shocking. I'm way more shocked by a film like Rob Marshall's Nine, for example - bad taste like that rapes my eyes.


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