The Determination to Begin Again

An Interview With Isabel Coixet



Isabel Coixet has twenty-six directing credits to her name, sixteen of which she wrote herself. She won Best Director at the Barcelona Film Awards for My Life Without Me (2003), starring Sarah Polley, and for The Secret Life of Words (2005), starring Sarah Polley and Tim Robbins. She also won the Guild of German Art House Cinemas prize at the Berlinale for My Life Without Me. Her most recent film, Nobody Wants the Night (2015), was nominated for the top award at the Berlin International Film Festival, the Golden Bear, and her film Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009) was nominated for the Palme d’Or at Cannes.

Isabel Coixet

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