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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 theater plays. Kinetta, his first feature film, played at Toronto and ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 41 wins & 89 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Lobster Director
(2015)
Dogtooth Director
(2009)
The Favourite Director
(2018)

Filmography

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 2018 The Favourite (directed by)
 2015 The Lobster
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary)
 2011 Alpeis
 2009 Dogtooth
 2005 Kinetta
 2002 Uranisco Disco (Short)
 1997 Despina Vandi: Deka Entoles (Video short)
 1995 O viasmos tis Hlois (Short)
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6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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[on how he started making his films] Growing up in Greece, it was not very common for a young boy to say, "I'm going to become a filmmaker." At least back then, there weren't many filmmakers and no industry. So I was interested in films, but it started with a plan that sounded more feasible-to study film and television in order to make commercials, which is a real job where someone can make a ... See more »

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

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A flair for the perverse See more »

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