22 Facts About Andrea Arnold


Andrea Arnold, OBE was born on 5 April 1961 and is an English filmmaker and former actor.

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Andrea Arnold's won an Academy Award for her short film Wasp in 2005.

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Andrea Arnold has directed four episodes of the Amazon Prime Video series Transparent, as well as all seven episodes of the second season of the HBO series Big Little Lies.

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Andrea Arnold was born in Dartford, Kent, the eldest of four children.

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Andrea Arnold's was born when her mother was only 16 years old and her father was 17, and they separated when she was very young.

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Andrea Arnold's worked in TV for the next 10 years while continually writing on the side.

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Andrea Arnold realized she could turn her stories into films so she studied at the American Film Institute of Los Angeles, where she gained experience in the film industry.

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Andrea Arnold's first came to prominence as an actor and television presenter alongside Sandi Toksvig, Nick Staverson and Neil Buchanan in the 1980s children's television show No 73.

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Andrea Arnold's won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for Wasp, in 2004.

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Andrea Arnold's won the 2007 BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for directing Red Road.

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In 2008, Andrea Arnold was reported to be directing an adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel Sharp Objects for French production company Pathe, but the project never materialized.

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Andrea Arnold's was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2011 New Year Honours for services to the film industry.

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Andrea Arnold was adamant about shooting the film in chronological order, so that the journey of the film would make sense to new coming actor Katie Jarvis.

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The film and Andrea Arnold were honoured at the 20th Annual Women in Film and TV Awards in 2010.

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Andrea Arnold shot the film in chronological sequence, not telling her actors where they were going next.

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Andrea Arnold's 2021 documentary Cow is a portrait of a dairy-farm cow's life span.

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Andrea Arnold has been very active in working with film festivals around the world.

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In 2014 Andrea Arnold was announced as the chair of the jury for International Critics' Week at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

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In 2016, Andrea Arnold was chosen to take part in a public conversation about her career as part of the Tribeca Film Festival's "Tribeca Talks" programme.

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Andrea Arnold was named to as Chair of the European Film Festival of Les Arcs, which ran from 16 to 23 December 2017.

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In general, Andrea Arnold's films are characterized by the themes of deprivation and impoverishment.

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In 2012, Andrea Arnold embarked on an impulsive road-trip of the continental United States which she states partially inspired the premise of her 2016 feature American Honey.

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