Lucas Molina is an award-winning Brazilian film director, screenwriter, editor, and producer. Molina is best known for his critically acclaimed films, such as “City of God” and “The Way He Looks”. He has also directed several popular television shows, such as “La Casa de Papel” and “Narcos”.
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1983, Molina grew up in a family of filmmakers. As a youngster he was exposed to the world of cinema, and at a very early age he began to take an interest in the art form. He started making short films with his family’s Super 8 camera and eventually began to write and direct his own films.
In 2002, Molina graduated with a degree in film from the University of Sao Paulo. After graduation, Molina moved to Rio de Janeiro, where he began to make a name for himself as a filmmaker. In 2003, he released his first feature film, “City of God”, which was an instant hit. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards and won numerous international awards.
Molina followed up “City of God” with several other successful films, such as “The Way He Looks”, “The Second Mother”, and “A Wolf at the Door”. In recent years, Molina has shifted his focus to television, directing episodes of “La Casa de Papel”, “Narcos”, and “Tidelands”. He has also directed several music videos and commercials.
Molina’s work has been praised by critics for its visual style and its emotionally resonant storytelling. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his work, including a Golden Globe nomination for “The Way He Looks” and a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series for “La Casa de Papel”.
Molina’s films are noted for their visually stunning imagery and emotionally powerful stories about love, family, and the search for identity. His work has been praised by critics and audiences alike, and he has become one of the most respected filmmakers in Brazil. Molina continues to make films and television shows that are both entertaining and meaningful.