Cannes Film Fest 2022: Directors–Serra, Albert, Pacification (Competition)

Albert Serra (born 1975) is a Catalan independent filmmaker and manager of the production company Andergraun Films, set up by Montse Triola primarily to produce Serra’s films.

He is best known for his films Story of My Death (2013) and The Death of Louis XIV (2016), starring Jean-Pierre Léaud.

Serra has been called “one of the most singular and radical filmmakers working today.”

Honor of the Knights (2006)

2006 Viennale Directors’ Fortnight – FIPRESCI Prize

Best Feature, Holden Award for Best Script–Special Mention, at the 2006 Torino Film Fest

Grand Prize at the 2006 Entrevues Belfort film festival

Best Emerging Director and Best Film in Catalan Language awards, 2006 Barcelona Cinema Awards

Selected by Cahiers du Cinéma as one of 10 best films of 2007.

Birdsong (2008)

2008 Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

Best Film and Best Director at the 2009 Gaudí Awards

Grand Prize at the 2008 Split International Film Festival

Grand Prize at the 2008 Entrevues Belfort film festival

Story of My Death (2013)

Golden Leopard, Locarno Film Festival

Silver Puma, Best Director at the 2014 UNAM International Film Festival (FICUNAM)

Best wardrobe at the 2014 Gaudí Awards

The Death of Louis XIV (2016)

Cannes Film Festival – Official Selection
Toronto International Film Festival – Official Selection

New York Film Festival – Official Selection

Winner in feature film category, 2016 Prix Jean Vigo

Best International Film at the 2016 Jerusalem Film Festival