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Julia Ducournau

Director
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Julia Ducournau graduated from the Fémis in the screenplay section and directed her first feature film Grave in 2015, after having already directed a short film Junior in 2011 and a television movie Mange in 2012. Grave was presented at Cannes in 2016 in the “Semaine de la critique” and won the FIPRESCI prize. It also was nominated in 6 categories at the Césars. In 2021, her next feature film Titane was presented in the Official Selection, still at Cannes, and won the Palme d’Or. That is a real triumph for the artist who has become the second female director in the history of Cannes Film Festival to receive the Palme.

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