Anna Luif

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Anna Luif (born February 18, 1972 in Zurich ) is a Swiss director and filmmaker with Hungarian roots.

Anna Luif studied film at the Zurich University of Art and Design from 1993 to 1998 . The director Samir became aware of her graduation film Thieves Vol 1–3 and finally she joined the Zurich film production company Dschoint Ventschr , where she did an internship in 1999. There the short film Summertime was made in 2000 under her direction and based on her script . The film about a girl who falls in love for the first time was awarded the Swiss Film Prize in 2001. Further short films followed in 2003 with Little Girl Blueher first feature film. It is about a girl who falls in love with a boy while her father has an affair with the boy's mother. The script was created in collaboration with Micha Lewinsky . In 2004 Anna Luif took up a position as a lecturer at the Zurich University of the Arts . In 2010 she directed the feature film Madly in Love about a Tamil boy in Switzerland whose love gets in the way of his arranged marriage.


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  1. Jan Jirát: Through the month with Anna Luif (Part 3): Has Berlin changed your self-perception? In: WOZ . February 7, 2012 ( [accessed October 28, 2016]).
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