Elaine Proctor

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Elaine Proctor
Born 1960 (age 56–57)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Occupation Novelist, film director, screenwriter, actor
Years active 1979–present

Elaine Proctor (born 1960) is a South African film director, screenwriter, novelist, and actress. Her film Friends was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Caméra d'Or Special Distinction.[1]

Proctor attended the National Film and Television School, where she studied under director Mike Leigh.[2] Her graduation film, On the Wire, won the school's Sutherland Trophy.[3]

Proctor has also written two novels. Her second novel, Savage Hour, was shortlisted for the 2015 Barry Ronge Fiction Prize.[4]




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