STARmeter
Top 500
Up 320 this week

Yorgos Lanthimos


Yorgos Lanthimos was born in Athens, Greece. He studied directing for Film and Television at the Stavrakos Film School in Athens. He has directed a number of dance videos in collaboration with Greek choreographers, in addition to TV commercials, music videos, short films and theater plays. Kinetta, his first feature film, played at Toronto and ... See full bio »

Born:

in Athens, Greece

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 20 images
updated 22 Feb 2017
 
a list of 18 images
updated 20 Feb 2017
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 people
created 1 week ago
 
a list of 44 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 48 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 36 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 25 people
created 31 Aug 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Yorgos Lanthimos's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 40 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Lobster Director
(2015)
Kynodontas Director
(2009)
Alpeis Director
(2011)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (11 credits)
 2018 The Favourite (directed by)
 2015 The Lobster
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary)
 2011 Alpeis
 2009 Kynodontas
 2005 Kinetta
 2002 Uranisco Disco (Short)
 1997 Despina Vandi: Deka Entoles (Video short)
 1995 O viasmos tis Hlois (Short)
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (9 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the title of The Killing of a Sacred Deer] When we started writing the script and thinking about the story, we discovered there were some parallels with the tragedy Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides, and I thought it would be interesting to have a dialogue with something that is so ingrained in Western culture. In life, there are people who come up against huge dilemmas, and the concept of ... See more »

Trivia:

Loves the films of Robert Bresson, Stanley Kubrick, John Cassavetes, Luis Buñuel and Jean-Luc Godard. See more »

Trademark:

His films include absurd circumstances coupled with dark humor See more »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed