Karyn Kusama

Born in March 21st, 1968

From Brooklyn, New York, USA

Karyn Kusama Biography

Karyn Kiyoko Kusama (born March 21, 1968) is an American filmmaker. She made her directorial and writing feature film debut with the sports drama Girlfight (2000) for which she received a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature. Kusama went on to direct the science fiction action film Æon Flux (2005), based on Peter Chung's animated series of the same name and the cult horror comedy film Jennifer's Body (2009).

After working extensively as a television director, Kusama directed the horror film The Invitation (2015), a segment in the all-female horror anthology film XX (2017), and the Nicole Kidman-starring crime thriller film Destroyer (2018). Among her accolades, Kusama has received awards from the Cannes Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival.

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Karyn Kusama Filmography

Destroyer Poster
December 25, 2018
Half the Picture Poster
June 8, 2018
78/52 Poster
October 13, 2017
XX Poster
February 17, 2017
Speechless Poster
November 23, 2015