Sofia Bordenave is a French director and screenwriter. She was born in Paris in 1974 and grew up in the city's suburbs. She studied at the prestigious École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and then went on to study film at the University of Paris VIII.
After graduating, Bordenave worked as an assistant director for several years before making her directorial debut in 2000 with the short film "Les deux mondes". The film was a success and won several awards including the César for Best Short Film.
Bordenave's first feature film, "The Little Bedroom", was released in 2010. The film stars Isabelle Carré, Michel Aumont, and Jean-Pierre Marielle and tells the story of a woman who takes care of her elderly father in an isolated house in the French countryside. The film was a critical and commercial success, winning several awards.
Bordenave has since directed several other films including "The Seagull", "The Wound", and "The Son of No One". She is also an accomplished screenwriter, having written the screenplays for "The Little Bedroom", "The Seagull", and "The Wound".
Bordenave is a skilled filmmaker and her work has been praised for its subtlety, sensitivity and visual beauty. She is a master at capturing the small details of life and her films often explore complex emotion with a light touch.
Sofia Bordenave is an important figure in French cinema and her films have been widely shown at international film festivals. She has won numerous awards including the César for Best Short Film and the César for Best Director. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Grand Prix de la Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques.