Deniz Gamze Erguven

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Birthday
4, 1978
Birthplace
Ankara, Turkey
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Ankara, Turkey

About

Feature film director risen to fame following her directorial debut of Mustang, an internationally produced drama about five young girls growing up in conservative Turkey.

Before Fame

She graduated from La Fémis film school in 2008, however, it wasn't until 2011 when she attended the Cannes Film Festival that began developing Mustang.

Trivia

Upon Mustang's debut, it received the César Award for Best First Feature Film.

Family Life

Though she was born in Turkey, she was raised in France after moving there in the 1980s. In February 2015, she gave birth to her son.

Associated With

In May 2016, she announced her second feature film The Kings was set to star Oscar winner Halle Berry.