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Steve McQueen is a Director, Scriptwriter and Producer British born on 9 october 1969 at London (United-kingdom)

Steve McQueen

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Birth name Steven Rodney McQueen
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 9 october 1969 (49 years) at London (United-kingdom)
Awards Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Turner Prize

Steven Rodney "Steve" McQueen CBE (born 9 October 1969) is a British-born film director, screenwriter, and video artist. He is a winner of the Caméra d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, a Turner Prize and a BAFTA.

Biography

Il étudie au Chelsea College of Art and Design et à Goldsmiths, University of London.

En 2003, la maison de production Film4 l'engage pour réaliser un film au moment où l'Imperial War Museum le nomme artiste de guerre officiel en Irak. Pour Film4, il réalise Hunger. En parallèle, il se rend en Irak où il dit constater l'impossibilité de filmer le conflit. Il décide de se consacrer aux individus. Il réalise des portraits des familles de cent cinquante soldats morts au combat dans Queen & Country.

Il est sélectionné pour représenter le Royaume-Uni à la cinquante-troisième Biennale de Venise en 2009 où il présente son film Giardini. Gravesend avait déjà été présenté en avant-première lors de la cinquante-deuxième Biennale en 2007.

Il est promu Commandeur de l'Ordre de l'Empire britannique le 31 décembre 2010, pour services rendus aux arts visuels.

En 2013, il réalise le film Twelve Years a Slave qui remporte l'Oscar du meilleur film pour les Oscars 2014.

Il reçoit en 2014 l'Achievement in World Cinema Award lors de la vingt-septième cérémonie des European Film Awards.

En 2015, il réalise le vidéoclip de Kanye West pour son titre All Day, d'une durée de 9 minutes en une seule prise. Ce clip sera diffusé en exclusivité à la Fondation Louis Vuitton et au LACMA de Los Angeles durant 4 jours.

Best films

12 Years a Slave (2013)
(Director)
Shame (2011)
(Director)

Usually with

Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Steve McQueen (4 films)

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Director

Widows
Widows (2018)

Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodríguez, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Jon Bernthal
Rating69% 3.496113.496113.496113.496113.49611
Quatre braqueurs sont tués lors d'un braquage qui a mal tourné. Leurs veuves décident de finir leur travail.
12 Years a Slave, 2h13
Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Giamatti
Rating80% 4.0488454.0488454.0488454.0488454.048845
In 1841, Solomon Northup is a free African-American man working as a violinist, who lives with his wife, Anne Hampton, and two children, Margaret and Alonzo, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Two men, Brown and Hamilton, offer him a two-week job as a musician if he will travel to Washington, D.C., with them. Once there, they drug Northup and deliver him to a slave pen owned by James Burch.
Shame
Shame (2011)
, 1h39
Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Films about suicide, Bisexuality-related films, Erotic films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie, Hannah Ware, Amy Hargreaves
Rating71% 3.5990353.5990353.5990353.5990353.599035
Brandon (Michael Fassbender), a New York City executive, flirts with a woman wearing an engagement ring on his morning commute. She reciprocates, but when they exit, she disappears into the crowd. He masturbates in the bathroom at work. Brandon and his married boss David (James Badge Dale) hit on women at a club; later, Brandon has sex in a tunnel with the woman David was pursuing.
Hunger
Hunger (2008)
, 1h36
Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Prison films, Films about religion, Films about suicide, Films about terrorism, Political films, Conflit nord-irlandais
Actors Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Karen Hassan, Stuart Graham
Rating75% 3.798473.798473.798473.798473.79847
Prison officer Raymond Lohan prepares to leave work; he cleans his bloodied knuckles, checks his car for bombs, puts his uniform on, and ignores his comrades.

Scriptwriter

Widows
Widows (2018)

Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodríguez, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Jon Bernthal
Rating69% 3.496113.496113.496113.496113.49611
Quatre braqueurs sont tués lors d'un braquage qui a mal tourné. Leurs veuves décident de finir leur travail.
12 Years a Slave, 2h13
Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Giamatti
Rating80% 4.0488454.0488454.0488454.0488454.048845
In 1841, Solomon Northup is a free African-American man working as a violinist, who lives with his wife, Anne Hampton, and two children, Margaret and Alonzo, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Two men, Brown and Hamilton, offer him a two-week job as a musician if he will travel to Washington, D.C., with them. Once there, they drug Northup and deliver him to a slave pen owned by James Burch.
Shame
Shame (2011)
, 1h39
Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Films about suicide, Bisexuality-related films, Erotic films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie, Hannah Ware, Amy Hargreaves
Roles Writer
Rating71% 3.5990353.5990353.5990353.5990353.599035
Brandon (Michael Fassbender), a New York City executive, flirts with a woman wearing an engagement ring on his morning commute. She reciprocates, but when they exit, she disappears into the crowd. He masturbates in the bathroom at work. Brandon and his married boss David (James Badge Dale) hit on women at a club; later, Brandon has sex in a tunnel with the woman David was pursuing.
Hunger
Hunger (2008)
, 1h36
Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Prison films, Films about religion, Films about suicide, Films about terrorism, Political films, Conflit nord-irlandais
Actors Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Karen Hassan, Stuart Graham
Roles Writer
Rating75% 3.798473.798473.798473.798473.79847
Prison officer Raymond Lohan prepares to leave work; he cleans his bloodied knuckles, checks his car for bombs, puts his uniform on, and ignores his comrades.

Producer

Widows
Widows (2018)

Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodríguez, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Jon Bernthal
Roles Producer
Rating69% 3.496113.496113.496113.496113.49611
Quatre braqueurs sont tués lors d'un braquage qui a mal tourné. Leurs veuves décident de finir leur travail.
12 Years a Slave, 2h13
Directed by Steve McQueen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Giamatti
Roles Producer
Rating80% 4.0488454.0488454.0488454.0488454.048845
In 1841, Solomon Northup is a free African-American man working as a violinist, who lives with his wife, Anne Hampton, and two children, Margaret and Alonzo, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Two men, Brown and Hamilton, offer him a two-week job as a musician if he will travel to Washington, D.C., with them. Once there, they drug Northup and deliver him to a slave pen owned by James Burch.