Milcho Manchevski

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Milcho Manchevski's acclaimed Before the Rain is considered "one of the greatest debut feature films in the history of cinema" (Annette Insdorf) and "one of the most important films of the decade" (Ann Kibbey). The New York Times included it on its list "Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made". It won the Golden Lion in Venice, Independent Spirit, an Academy... See full bio »

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Before the Rain Director
Willow Director
The Wire Director
Bikini Moon Director


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 2019 Willow
 2017 Bikini Moon
 2017 The End of Time (Short)
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary) (segment "Thursday")
 2013 Thursday (Short)
 2010 Mothers
 2007 Shadows
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Game Day (2002)
 2001/I Dust
 2000 And Ya Don't Stop: Hip Hop's Greatest Videos, Vol. 1 (Video) (video "Tennessee")
 1992 Black Sheep: Similak Child (Video short)
 1992 Main Source: Fakin' The Funk (Video short)
 1992 Arrested Development: Tennessee (Video short)
 1990 Partners In Kryme: Undercover (Video short)
 1985 Opasna baba (Short)
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Other Works:

Macedonia Timeless (commercials) - Director See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 11 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Milcho Manchevsky

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Personal Quote:

The real issue [on Ravenous (1999)] was that I would not accept her [studio head Laura Ziskin] meddling in the directing process, even if it meant that I was not to complete the picture. You cannot just direct vicariously through someone else. If you want to do it, stand behind the camera, do not hide in an office. See more »


Won awards for best experimental film in 1986 and 2017 at Belgrade Alternative Film Festival and in Aspen, CO. See more »

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