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Lenny Abrahamson

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Date of Birth:
30 November 1966Dublin, Ireland

Height:
5' 3" (1.6 m)

Short Biography:
Lenny Abrahamson was born in Dublin in 1966. He studied physics and philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. While at university he directed short videos with the Trinity Video Society, which he co-founded with Ed Guiney. He graduated in 1991 with first class honours (gold medal). His first short film, 3 Joes, won the Best European Short Film Award at the 1991 Cork Film Festival and the Organiser's Award at the 1992 Oberhausen Short Film Festival. He directed numerous commercials for television in Ireland, the UK and worldwide before taking the helm on his first feature film, Adam & Paul, a stylized downbeat comedy written by Mark O'Halloran and released in 2004. Adam and Paul won the Best First Feature award at the 2004 Galway Film Fleadh and the Grand Prix at the 2005 Sofia International Film Festival. His second feature film, Garage, another collaboration with writer Mark O' Halloran, was selected for Director's Fortnight at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and won the CICAE Art and Essai award. The film also won the awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Script and Best Actor at the 2008 Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTAs). Lenny has also directed for television: his four one-hour TV films for RTE, Prosperity, also won the Best Director for TV award 2008 Irish Film and Television Awards. What Richard Did, his third feature, was released in 2012 to critical acclaim. The film, written by Malcolm Campbell, presents a stark portrait of a privileged Dublin teen whose world unravels with one summer night. What Richard Did premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and was also selected for the 2012 BFI London Film Festival. Lenny's fourth feature, Frank, a comedy about a young wannabe musician starring Michael Fassbender and Domhnall Gleeson, will be shooting in Winter 2012.

Room (2015)

# 12556 IMDb TOP250 #146

Room (2015)

TaglineLove knows no boundaries

By Lenny Abrahamson

Drama (1h 58min)

Ireland Ireland, Canada Canada

Fine! Rated 8.2 after 241,426 votes on 02-Oct-17.

Won Oscar. Another 103 wins & 135 nominations

ROOM tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5-year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted mother. Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love and doing typical things like playing games and telling stories. Their life, however, is anything but typical--they are trapped--confined to a windowless, 10-by-10-foot (...)

Frank (2014)

# 11673 IMDb

Frank (2014)

TaglineOn May 9, take off the mask

By Lenny Abrahamson (as Leonard Abrahamson)

Comedy, Drama, Mystery (1h 35min)

UK UK, Ireland Ireland

Fine! Rated 7.0 after 50,787 votes on 25-Apr-16.

13 wins & 14 nominations

Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.

What Richard Did (2012)

# 14803 IMDb TV-MA 

What Richard Did (2012)

By Lenny Abrahamson

Drama (1h 28min)

Ireland Ireland

Rated 6.3 after 4,141 votes on 10-Aug-18.

10 wins & 9 nominations

What Richard Did follows Richard Karlsen, golden-boy athlete and undisputed alpha-male of his privileged set of South Dublin teenagers, through the summer between the end of school and the beginning of university. The world is bright and everything seems possible, until in one summer night Richard does something that destroys it all and shatters the lives of the people closest to him. What (...)

Garage (2007)

# 04186 IMDb

Garage (2007)

By Lenny Abrahamson

Drama (1h 25min)

Ireland Ireland

Fine! Rated 7.1 after 2,453 votes on 08-May-17.

11 wins & 10 nominations

Tragi-comedy from the margins of contemporary Irish life. Regarded by his neighbors as a harmless misfit, eliciting idle kindness, benign tolerance and occasional abuse, Josie has spent all his adult life as the caretaker of a crumbling petrol station on the outskirts of a small town in the mid-west of Ireland. He is limited, lonely, yet relentlessly optimistic and, in his own peculiar way, (...)

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