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Radu Mihaileanu

Director, screenwriter & producer

Member of the jury for the 42nd American Film Festival

Born in 1958 in Bucharest (Romania), he was an actor at the Yiddish theater in Bucharest when he fled the dictatorship of Ceaucescu in 1980 to go to Paris where he joined IDHEC. He works as an editor, assistant director and signs several short films. It gains international recognition with Lifestyle. The themes dear to the filmmaker, exile and identity, are at the heart of this film and those that follow. He won the César 2006 for Best Original Screenplay for Live and Become as well as a nomination for the Golden Globes and two Césars for The concert. The source of women is presented in Competition at the Cannes Festival 2011.

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