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Romain Gavras

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Jay-Z & Kanye West - No Church in the Wild

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Romain Gavras’ shocking, impulsive images have often been widely talked about and have brought to light his talents as a director. Romain is the son of committed director Costa Gavras; he creates the Kourtrajmé collective in 1994 with his friend Kim Chapiron, widely influenced by and action films, the hip-hop and street culture. Since he’s made the iconic DIOR HOMME ad film with Robert Pattinson and Camille Rowe, he’s had the honour of working with DAVID BOWIE for LOUIS VUITTON during an memorable baroque bal in Venise.

His ADIDAS film “All In” was an enormous viral success. His blending versatility and era allow him to create unforgettable films.
In 2012, he created M.I.A.’s “Bad Girl” and gathered 100 million views, earning him the MTV Video Music Award for «Best Music Video”, as well as the UK Music Video Awards for “Best Director”, “Best Music Video of the Year”, and “Best Pop Music Video”. The same year he offers us JAY-Z and KANYE WEST’s “No Church in The Wild”.

His work brings out a raw and irresistible energy; he films his characters with an uncompromising look that sublimates their differences, enthralling himself with rough, unusual figures that eventually always end up creating unique footage. Each and every one of his films is an event.

His music video “Gosh” for Jamie XX created a buzz, winning a Gold Lion at the French Cannes Festival.

Romain's second feature film "The world is yours" starring Isabelle Adjani, Vincent Cassel, Karim Leklou and Francois Damiens is in theaters worldwide 2018.