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Emily Browning
(Movies & TV)
Willem Dafoe
(Movies & TV)
Sam Neill
(Movies & TV)
Toni Morrison
(Literature)
Mia Wasikowska
(Movies & TV)
 

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Julia Leigh

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Julia Leigh

Australian novelist, film director and screenwriter add

Category: Literature

Born in 1970.

Countries: Australia (50%), United States (33%), New Zealand (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Sleeping Beauty (2011 film), Emily Browning, Willem Dafoe

Linked to: The Australian, Category:Sydney Law School alumni, University of Sydney, University of Adelaide

 

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Julia Leigh was born in 1970 add something


1999

"The Hunter" was adapted into a 2011 feature film starring Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill and Frances O'Connor add something


2002

In 2002, Julia Leigh was selected as a protégé by mentor Toni Morrison as part of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, an international philanthropic programme that pairs masters in their disciplines with emerging talents for a year of one-to-one creative exchange add something


 

In 2009, Julia Leigh was awarded a PhD in English from the University of Adelaide add something


2011

She made her directorial debut with this screenplay in 2011 "Sleeping Beauty" starring Emily Browning add something

 

Sleeping Beauty (2011 film) - The "New Statesman" subsequently *awarded Julia Leigh a 2011 Cultural Capital *award for Best Newcomer Director

 

Mia Wasikowska - '" Her work on the film resulted in a scheduling conflict that forced her to withdraw from the lead in Julia Leigh's 2011 Australian independent film "Sleeping Beauty", and she was replaced by Emily Browning

 

Sleeping Beauty (2011 film) - "'Sleeping Beauty"' is a 2011 Australian drama film that was written and directed by Julia Leigh


2012

Sleeping Beauty (2011 film) - In May 2012, on the anniversary of her Cannes debut, Julia Leigh received the top *award of the Australian Directors' Guild, Best Direction in a Feature Film


 

Julia Leigh was awarded the Peter Blazey Fellowship from the University of Melbourne in 2015 for development work on "Avalanche" add something


2016

In 2016, she published an autobiographical work "Avalanche" about her own experiences with in-vitro fertilisation add something