Julia Ducournau

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Julia Ducournau is a French film director and screenwriter. She attended film school at La Fémis in Paris, where she studied screenwriting. In 2011, her short film JUNIOR won the Petit Rail d'Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Her first feature, the horror movie Raw (2016), won the coveted FIPRESCI prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 23 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

Titane Director
Raw Director
Junior Director
Servant Director


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  The New Look (TV Series) (2 episodes) (filming)
 2021 Titane (directed by)
 2021 Servant (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Spaceman (2021)
- Doll (2021)
 2016 Raw
 2012 Mange (TV Movie) (co-director)
 2011 Junior (Short)
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[on winning the Palme d'Or for Titane (2021)] I still did not believe it throughout the whole ceremony. I thought maybe I misheard it, he [Spike Lee] must have said something else, or he must have misread his card. At no moment I thought that I actually had the Palme d'Or. I had a feeling, when I was onstage, that it was bigger than me, and it was bigger than my film. It was very, very intense. ... See more »


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