Julia Loktev

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Birth Name: Julia Loktev
Born: 12/12/1969
Birth Place: Sankt-Peterburg, RU

In 2006, Loktev produced her first dramatic feature, the harrowing "Day Night Day Night." An unsettling minimalist look at the final 48 hours in the life of a suicide bomber with plans to set off an explosive in Times Square, the film eschewed pat answers for the woman's motives, providing no religious or political background or even a name or ethnicity for the central character, which polarized critics and viewers who wanted a more traditional narrative for the story. "Day Night Day Night" went on to win the Youth Prize from the Directors Fortnight at Cannes in 2006, as well as the Someone to Watch Award from the Independent Spirit Awards. Her second film, "The Loneliest Planet" (2011), sta... Continue Bio >>

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2012-10-26 The Loneliest Planet