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Creator / Lynne Ramsay

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Lynne Ramsay (born December 5, 1969 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish film director, writer, producer and cinematographer best known for We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Morvern Callar (2002) and You Were Never Really Here (2017). She was also a member of competition juries of the 2013 and 2015 Venice Film Festivals.

Ramsay's films focus on the themes of grief, guilt, death and its aftermath, as well as being rather sparse on dialogue and using imagery to tell their stories.

Selected filmography


  • Central Theme: Grief, guilt, death and its aftermath are common themes found in her works.
  • Silence Is Golden: Her films are notable for relying on subtle implications as opposed to outright exposition, often resulting in very spare dialogue.