Greek-born director Dennis Iliadis
makes his American film debut with The Last House on the Left. His controversial film Hardcore—depicting the lives of four teenage prostitutes in modern-day Greece—toplined the Variety Critics'
Choice: Europe Now! as one of the best films by new European directors for 2005. The film has gone on to win the prestigious German Independence Award, Audience Award. Iliadis was born in Athens, Greece, and grew up in Athens, Paris and Rio de Janeiro. He studied political economy and film at Brown University and then film direction at the Royal College of Art in London. His graduation film, Ole, won the European Film Comet Award and was widely viewed throughout Europe. His next short film, Morning Fall, won the Greek Director's Guild award and the Ministry of Culture's Excellence Prize. He has also written for the theater.
A successful and well-respected commercial director, Iliadis has filmed more than 100 commercials for such clients as Kellogg's, Volkswagen, Toyota, Bailey's, Daihatsu, Amstel, PepsiCo, Gordon's, Drambuie and Vodafone, to name a few.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
Dennis Iliadis Facts
|The Last House on the Left|
|The Last House on the Left / The Strangers / A Perfect Getaway Triple Feature|
|Cry_Wolf / The Strangers / The Last House on the Left / The Return Four Feature Films|
|Hardcore-Edges Are Just the Start|
|Chiller Night Favorites|