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Yorgos Lanthimos

Yorgos Lanthimos


Yorgos Lanthimos (/ˈlænθɪmoʊs/; Greek: Γιώργος Λάνθιμος [ˈʝorɣos ˈlanθimos]; born 23 September 1973; Athens) is a Greek filmmaker. He has received multiple accolades, including a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award as well as nominations for five Academy Awards. Lanthimos started his career in experimental theatre before making his directorial film debut with the sex comedy My Best Friend (2001). He rose to prominence directing the psychological drama film Dogtooth (2009), which won the Un Certain Regard prize at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Lanthimos transitioned to making English-language films with the black comedy The Lobster (2015), which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. He has since collaborated with actress Emma Stone in the period black comedies The Favourite (2018) and Poor Things (2023). He received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Director and Best Picture for both films; the latter also won the Golden Lion at the 80th Venice International Film Festival.

  • Known For: Directing
  • Birthday: 1973-09-23
  • Place of Birth: Athens, Greece
  • Also Known As: Γιώργος Λάνθιμος, Giorgos Lanthimos, Yórgos Lánthimos, یورگوس لانتیموس, Йорґос Лантімос, يورغوس لانثيموس, იორგოს ლანთიმოსი, Յորղոս Լանտիմոս, ยอร์กอส ลานธิมอส, ヨルゴス・ランティモス, יורגוס לנטימוס

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