OLIVER LAXE

OLIVER LAXE

Director, France

Presentation

 

The son of Spanish immigrants, born in Paris (France) in 1982, he studied film at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He presently lives and works in Morocco. He is one of the founders of the production company Zeitun Films which produced his first feature film as a director, You All Are Captains which premiered at the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes in 2010 and received the Fipresci Award. Mimosas, his first fictional movie, garnered the 2016 Grand Prize of the Critics’ Week at Cannes.

Selected Filmography

2010      YOU ALL ARE CAPTAINS (Vous êtes tous des capitaines – Todos vós sodes capitáns)

2016      MIMOSAS