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Giil Taws

Giil Taws is a movie director from Brittany (France). He has produced, wrote and directed both full length documentaries and fiction films. His first movies "Lundi" (Monday) was handling the subjet of drug addiciton while "Lóa" (shot in Iceland), his second movies, was dealing with dreams and had a sharp surrealistic edge. He collaborated with director of the photography Lubomir Backchev on those two movies. "The one who made it rain", his latest fiction work, was shot in Mongolia and produced in Iceland. It marked the beginning of his collaboration with director of the photography Istvan Borbas. Simultaneously, he directed a full length documentary "Gathering with the Men of Síða" which describes the shepherding of thousands of sheep with icelandic farmers from South-Iceland.

Short film credits

Image from Soner ar glav

Soner ar glav

Mongolia | Jan 2011 | 14:00
Deep in Mongolia, among the free nomads of the north, lived a musician whose life had been darken by a spell that made the rain each time he played. O...
Image from Lóa


Iceland | Jan 2007 | 16:00
Night, Ben is wandering in the harbor, a little drunk. He manages to find a place to sleep under the stars. During a strange dream where he is taller,...
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