Lucile Hadzihalilovic studied art history before graduating from the Paris film school IDHEC (now La Fémis). Her debut mini-feature LA BOUCHE DE JEAN-PIERRE premiered in Un Certain Regard in Cannes in 1996.
In 2004, INNOCENCE received the awards for Best First Film in San Sebastian, Best film and Best photography in Stockholm Film Festival. EVOLUTION (co-written with Alanté Kavaïté) picked up the Special Jury Prize and Best Photography in San Sebastian in 2015, and Best Director award at the Dublin Film Festival.
Her latest film EARWIG (co-written with Geoff Cox) received the Special Jury Prize in San Sebastian in 2021. She has received the Méliès Career Award in recognition of her contribution to European genre cinema at Sitges Film Festival in 2021. Additionally, Lucile Hadzihalilovic has directed the short films GOOD BOYS, NECTAR and DE NATURA. She edited and produced Gaspar Noe’s CARNE and I STAND ALONE and is also his production partner in the company Les Cinémas de la Zone.
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