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Albert Serra

Film director, producer and screenplay writer

He holds a degree in Hispanic Philology and Comparative Literature from the University of Barcelona. As a film director, he is considered one of the most outstanding contemporary filmmakers on an international scale. He made his international debut with Honor de cavalleria, premiered in the Directors' Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006 and considered one of the best films of the year by Cahiers du Cinéma. In 2009 he returned to Cannes with El cant dels ocells, selected and awarded at several international festivals. He has also directed projects for museums: Els noms de Crist, presented at the MACBA exhibition Esteu a punt per a la televisió? (2010) and El Senyor ha fet en mi meravelles, for the exhibition Totes les cartes of the CCCB. In 2013 he writes and directs the film Història de la meva mort, awarded with the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Festival and considered one of the best films of the year by The New Yorker, awards that make him leap into a world cinematic panorama. In 2016 he presents La mort de Lluís XIV, which receives the Jean Vigo Award and obtains seven nominations for the Gaudí Awards. In 2019 he returns to the Cannes festival with Liberté, a work about the libertines expelled from the puritan court of Louis XVI with which he wins the special jury prize. In 2022 he directs Pacifiction, a mesmerizing thriller shot in French Polynesia. It premieres at the Cannes Film Festival, where it competes for the Palme d'Or, is chosen the best film of 2022 by the prestigious French magazine Cahiers du Cinéma, wins the Louis Delluc Award and obtains nine César nominations.

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Update: 13 April 2023



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Albert Serra

From desacralization to myth

Laboratories of fiction

Literature, art and philosophy in images

Apocalipsi uuuuuuuaaaaaaa

Book presentation and screening of the film 'Història de la meva mort'

CINERGIES. Catalan cinema in dialogue with...

FIRST MEETING. Albert Serra and Lisandro Alonso

The Complete Letters

Filmed Correspondence