Biography

Josef

Fares (born 19 September 1977) is a Crystal-Simorgh winning Swedish film

director of Lebanese Aramean origin. His brother is the actor Fares Fares, who

has appeared in many of his films. Josef Fares moved to Sweden when he was 10

years old and lives in Örebro, Örebro län. Variety declared him one of ten

upcoming directors to watch in 2006. The same year he won the Nordic Council

Film Prize for his film Zozo. He also played the character of "Josef"

in his feature film Leo, which was selected for the Focus section in the 58th

Edition of the Berlin International Film Festival in 2008. In 2013

he directed his first video game Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons: a story-driven

adventure video game, well received by critics, about an interaction between

the two boys with each other and the journey around their world.

Josef

Fares (born 19 September 1977) is a Crystal-Simorgh winning Swedish film

director of Lebanese Aramean origin. His brother is the actor Fares Fares, who

has appeared in many of his films. Josef Fares moved to Sweden when he was 10

years old and lives in Örebro, Örebro län. Variety declared him one of ten

upcoming directors to watch in 2006. The same year he won the Nordic Council

Film Prize for his film Zozo. He also played the character of "Josef"

in his feature film Leo, which was selected for the Focus section in the 58th

Edition of the Berlin International Film Festival in 2008. In 2013

he directed his first video game Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons: a story-driven

adventure video game, well received by critics, about an interaction between

the two boys with each other and the journey around their world.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender -

Known Credits 8

Birthday 1977-09-19

Place of Birth -

Official Site -

Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2010 Farsan Director
2008 Hockey Model Director
2007 Leo Director
2005 Zozo Director
2003 Kops Director
2000 The Best Man's Wedding Director

Writing

2010 Farsan Writer
2005 Zozo Writer
2003 Kops Screenplay
2000 The Best Man's Wedding Screenplay

Acting

2009 Skavlan (1 episode) as Guest
2007 Leo
2004 Babylon Disease as Male nurse

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