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© Judicaël Perrin
Director, screenwriter, critic / France

Mia Hansen-Løve was born in 1981. She began her career as an actress with Olivier Assayas, and in 2001 she was admitted to the Conservatoire d’art dramatique du 10e arrondissement in Paris. She left in 2003 to write for Cahiers du Cinéma, where she worked until 2005, and at the same time directed several short films. After Tout est pardonné (All if Forgiven), her first feature film, which won the Louis Delluc Prize for Best First Film, was nominated for the César for Best First Film and was selected for the Directors’ Fortnight. She directed Father of my Children in 2008, which won the Special Jury Prize Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival and was selected for some thirty international festivals. This was followed by Un amour de jeunesse (Goodbye First Love), Eden (2014), and L’Avenir (Things to Come), which won 7 festival awards, including the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival and the 2016 New York Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Actress for Isabelle Huppert. Her 9th feature film Un beau matin (One Fine Morning), starring Léa Seydoux, Pascal Greggory, Melvil Poupaud and Nicole Garcia, was selected for the Directors’ Fortnight, as well as the Toronto, Telluride and San Sebastian Festivals.