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Deniz Gamze Ergüven


In 2011 Ergüven was invited to attend the Cannes Film Festivals Atelier to help develop her project, The Kings. While there she met fellow director Alice Winocour who was there to develop her first feature film Augustine. After Ergüven was unable to find financing for her film Winocour suggested she write a more intimate piece leading the two to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 34 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mustang
Mustang Director
(2015)
Kings
Kings Director
(2017)
The Lifeboat
The Lifeboat Director

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[on why she left Turkey] I'd had some very aggressive, negative critiques there [in Turkey], the kind of thing I hadn't received anywhere else. (...) I detested the response [to Mustang (2015)] in Turkey, and so I withdrew from it. [2016] See more »

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She grew up and went to school in France. See more »

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