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Place of Birth Athens, Greece
Birthday 1973-01-01
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Also Known As Γιώργος Λάνθιμος
Giorgos Lanthimos


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Yorgos Lanthimos (born 1973) is a Greek filmmaker and theatre director. Yorgos Lanthimos was born in Athens. He studied directing for Film and Television at the Stavrakos Film School in Athens. Through the 90’s he directed a series of videos for Greek dance-theater companies. Since 1995 he has directed a large number of TV commercials, in addition to music videos, short films and experimental theater plays. He has also been a member of the creative team which designed the opening and closing ceremonies of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. His feature film career started with the mainstream film My Best Friend where he shared directing credits with mentor Lakis Lazopoulos and was followed by the experimental film Kineta which premiered in Toronto Film Festival. His third feature film the 2009 film Dogtooth won the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and has been nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards.


2010Attenberg as Engineer

Other Roles

2018The Favourite - Director
2017The Killing of a Sacred Deer - Director
2017The Killing of a Sacred Deer - Producer
2017The Killing of a Sacred Deer - Screenplay
2015The Lobster - Director
2015The Lobster - Producer
2015The Lobster - Screenplay
2013Venice 70: Future Reloaded - Director
2013Necktie - Director
2011Alps - Director
2011Alps - Producer
2011Alps - Screenplay
2010Attenberg - Producer
2009Dogtooth - Director
2009Dogtooth - Producer
2009Dogtooth - Screenplay
2005Kinetta - Director
2005Kinetta - Writer
2001My Best Friend - Director

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