Euzhan Palcy

b. 1958, Gros-Morne, Martinique, French West Indies

euzhanpalcy.net | @EuzhanPalcy

 
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the killing yard (2001)

 
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ruby bridges (1998)

 
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simÉon (1992)

 
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A Dry white season (1989)

Nominated, Academy Award, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Marlon Brando) 
Nominated, Golden Globes, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Marlon Brando) 

Note: Euzhan Palcy is the only woman to direct Marlon Brando and the first Black woman to direct an actor to an Oscar nomination.

 
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sugar cane alley (1983)

Winner, César Award, Best First Work

Note: This film marks Palcy as the first Black director (male or female) to win the César Award, France's highest film honor.

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