Clio Barnard

Clio Barnard’s latest feature, Ali & Ava, starring Adeel Akhtar and Claire Rushbrook, is out now in theaters through Greenwich Entertainment. Her first feature-length documentary film, The Arbor, about Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar, received huge critical success on its release in 2010 and won many awards numerous awards. Her second feature, The Selfish Giant, premiered in 2013 as part of Cannes Director’s Fortnight, where it won the Europa Cinema Label Award for Best European Film, and her follow-up, Dark River, starring Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley and Sean Bean, premiered at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival. She recently directed the television adaptation of The Essex Serpent, starring Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston.


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Three Great Things: Clio Barnard

By Clio Barnard | August 3, 2022

Three Great Things: Clio Barnard

The director of Ali & Ava (which is now in theaters) and The Essex Serpent on Maggie Nelson, food and the younger generation.