Frédérique Barraja

Frédérique Barraja



Frédérique Barraja is a French director, producer and screenwriter. Born in 1978 in Marseille, she has been involved in the film industry since 1999. She began her career as an assistant director on various television and commercial projects before making the leap to directing.

Her first feature-length film, “Ensemble,” was released in 2003 and received critical acclaim. It was a coming-of-age drama that focused on the lives of three teenagers in a small French town. The film was a success and won several awards, including the Prix Jean Vigo.

Since then, Frédérique has established herself as one of the leading female directors in France. Her work has been featured in numerous festivals and won numerous awards. She has also collaborated with renowned directors such as Claude Chabrol and Jean-Pierre Jeunet.

In 2009, Frédérique directed her second feature-length film, “The Summer of My Discontent.” The film tells the story of a young woman who embarks on a journey of self-discovery. It was well-received and earned her a nomination for the César Award for Best Director.

In 2011, Frédérique was part of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival. She has since gone on to direct several successful films, including “The Other Side of the Door” (2014), “The Little Hours” (2016) and “The Dancer” (2017).

In addition to her film work, Frédérique has also ventured into television, directing several episodes of the French drama series “Spiral.” She is currently working on her latest feature-length film, “The Gate of Heaven.”

Frédérique Barraja is an acclaimed director and a leader in the French film industry. Her work is characterized by its emotional depth and its exploration of complex themes. She is a respected filmmaker whose work is acclaimed both in France and abroad.

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