|Born||11 April 1982|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, actor|
Oliver Laxe (born 11 April 1982) is a French-born Galician film director, screenwriter and actor.
Life and career
He was born in Paris, the son of Galician emigrants. He studied filmmaking at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, before moving to London where he filmed his first short Y las chimeneas decidieron escapar. His debut feature film You All Are Captains premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI Prize. His next film Mimosas was shot in the Atlas Mountains. It was screened at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival as part of the International Critics' Week section, where it won the Nespresso Grand Prize. The project had been developed through TorinoFilmLab Interchange programme in 2011.
|2006||Y las chimeneas decidieron escapar||Yes||Short film|
|2007||Suena la trompeta, ahora veo otra cara||Yes||Short film|
|2008||París #1||Yes||Short film|
|2010||Moussem les morts||Yes|
|2010||You All Are Captains||Yes||Yes||Yes||Cannes Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize (Directors' Fortnight)|
Nominated— Cannes Film Festival - Caméra d'Or
|2015||The Sky Trembles and the Earth Is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers||Yes|
|2016||Mimosas||Yes||Yes||Cannes Film Festival - Nespresso Grand Prize|
- "Mimosas". Semaine de la Critique. Archived from the original on 2016-05-24.
- ""It's Good For You To Experience Disasters": Oliver Laxe on His Forthcoming Feature Las Mimosas". Filmmaker.