Roland Joffe
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British director in whose films history comes alive.

Filmography Roland Joffe became famous with The Killing Fields, his very first film as a director. Based on the experiences of New York Times reporter Sidney Schanberg in Cambodia, the film earned Joffe a nomination for Best Director in 1984.

Best known films

1984, The Killing Fields
1986, The Mission
1989, Fat Man and Little Boy
2000, Vatel
Awards Nominated for Oscar for  Best Director for The Mission 
Nominated for Oscar for  Best Director for The Killing Fields.  Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for The Mission

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