Josef Fares

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Birthday
19, 1977
Birthplace
Beirut, Lebanon
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Beirut, Lebanon

About

Swedish-Lebanese film director, screenwriter, actor, and game designer. He's known for his 2005 film Zozo which earned him the Nordic Council Film Prize. He was named one of ten upcoming directors to watch in 2006 by Variety.

Before Fame

He directed his first movie Jalla! Jalla! in 2000.

Trivia

He directed his first video game Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons in 2013.

Family Life

His parents are Mariam and Jan Fares. He has three siblings Fares, Michael, and Caroline.

Associated With

He was compared to director Tommy Wiseau after his speech at the 2017 Game Awards.