Kornél Mundruczó is successful internationally both in the field of theatre and cinema. His plays and movies have been shown at the most prestigious festivals of the world. Since 2003 he has been working for the theatre, founding the independent company »Proton Theater« with Dóra Büki in 2009. His play Imitation of Life was nominated for the German Faust Award in 2017. Since Johanna (2005) his films have regularly been shown at the Cannes Film Festival, where he received the FIPRESCI-Award for Delta (2008) and the award of the section Un Certain Regard for White God (2014). For her role in Mundruczó’s Netflix production Pieces of a Woman, Vanessa Kirby was nominated for the Oscar in 2021. Mundruczó studied at the University of Theatre and Film in Budapest.
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