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Julia Ducournau (RAW)

Tonight's Movie: RAW written and directed by Julia Ducournau.


Julia Ducournau

Julia is a French film director and screenwriter whose first feature, the horror movie RAW won the coveted FIPRESCI prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Julia got her start in France where she attended film school at La Fémis in Paris, where she studied screenwriting. In 2011, her short film 'Junior' won the Petit Rail d'Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. She also made “Mange,” a television movie made for Canal Plus. Her work is often centered around physical transformation. When asked to give advice to other female directors, she replied "identify yourself as a director in the media, not as a female director."

Watch the RAW trailer here!


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