Feodor Atkine

Born in France in 1948, raised in Latin America and with Russian, Chinese and British blood running through his veins, Feodor Atkine seemed destined for an international career. At the age of 24, Atkine debuts on stage in Paris. For 10 years, he plays for the best French theatre directors. It is not until several… Continue reading Feodor Atkine

Alex Proyas

You can’t say that Alex Proyas made his directing debut without being noticed. The Crow from 1994 was the movie in which leading actor Brandon Lee, son of Bruce Lee, died during the rehearsal of a scene. A tragic undertone was added to the fascinating adaptation of James O’Barr’s dark comicstrip. In his second film,… Continue reading Alex Proyas

Vincent Ward

New Zealand director-scriptwriter Vincent Ward (1956°) makes an impressive feature film debut in 1984 with Vigil, the story of a young girl who has to face her father’s killer in a remote valley. But it was The Navigator from 1988 which put him in the international spotlights. In this intriguing fantasy film, a group of… Continue reading Vincent Ward

Yves Hanchar

Up till now, Yves Hanchar has only made one long feature film. But it was a remarkable debut. In La partie d’échecs he directed Denis Lavant – Leos Carax’s favourite actor – as a chess genie from the 18th century, with supporting roles by Pierre Richard and Catherine Deneuve. While we are looking forward to… Continue reading Yves Hanchar