Albert Serra op IFFR
Catalan artist and filmmaker Albert SERRA (1975, Spain) holds a degree in Spanish Philology and Literary Theory from Barcelona University. He writes, directs and produces both films and plays. His films usually depict European myths and literature. In 2001, Serra co-founded the production company Andergraun Films. Honor de cavalleria/Honour of the Knights was selected by Cahiers du Cinéma as one of the ten best films of 2007. In 2013, a retrospective of Serra's work was screened at the Centre Pompidou. For Història de la meva mort/Story of My Death, Serra was awarded the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival in 2013. For La mort de Louis XIV/The Death of Louis XIV, Serra received the Prix Jean Vigo in 2016. Liberté/Freedom received the Un Certain Regard – Special Jury Prize in Cannes 2019.
Crespià: The Film Not the Village (2003), Honor de cavalleria/Honour of the Knights (2006), Super 8 (2006, short, co-dir), Sant Pere de Rodes (2006, short), Rússia (2007, short), El cant dels ocells/Birdsong (2008), L'alto arrigo (2008, short), Baucà (2009, short), Lectura d'un poema (2010, short), Els noms de Crist/The Names of Christ (2011), 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (2011, co-dir), El Senyor ha fet en mi meravelles/The Lord Has Worked Wonders in Me (2011), Cuba libre (2013, short), Història de la meva mort/Story of My Death (2013), La mort de Louis XIV/The Death of Louis XIV (2016), Roi Soleil (2018), Liberté/Freedom (2019)
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