Nanouk Leopold
Nanouk leopold

With six feature films so far, Nanouk Leopold is one of the most prominent directors in the Netherlands who writes her own scenarios and screenplays. Her films are selected for prestigious film festivals such as Cannes and Berlin. For Guernsey, she received a Golden Calf for best director and Maria Kraakman won one for best leading actress. Born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands in 1968, she studied at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam and the Netherlands Film and Television Academy in Amsterdam. She worked as a director in Dutch television before making her feature film debut with Îles flottantes. Her films Wolfsbergen (2007) and Brownian Movement (2010) screened in Forum while Boven is het stil (It’s All so Quiet) opened the 2013 Panorama Special programme. She is a member of the Society of the Arts of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences. In 2017 she directed her first theatre play with the renowned Toneelgroep Amsterdam. Cobain is her sixth feature film.