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Niki Caro

Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer | * 09/20/1966 (53) | Wellington, New Zealand
Nikola Jean Caro (born September 20, 1966) is a New Zealand film director and screenwriter. Her 2002 film Whale Rider was critically praised and won a number of awards at international film festivals. She was hired to direct the 2020 live-action version of Disney's Mulan, making her the second female and the second New Zealand director hired by Disney to direct a film budgeted at over $100 million. ()

Niki Caro is an award winning film director, producer and screenwriter who was born in Wellington, New Zealand. Her most significant film to date is Whale Rider from 2002. It was critically praised and won a number of awards at international film festivals. She went on to direct Charlize Theron in an Oscar-nominated performance in North Country. Caro graduated BFA from the Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland in 1988, and MFA from Swinburne University of Technology.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Fantasy | Romance / Love

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Member of The New Zealand Order of Merit

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Movies with Niki Caro as Crew(17)

Directing/Director2020 Mulan
Directing/Director2019 Callas
Writing/Screenplay2019 Callas
Directing/Director2017 The Zookeeper's Wife
Directing/Director2015 McFarland, USA
Directing/Director2010 42 One Dream Rush
Production/Producer2009 The Vintner's Luck
Directing/Director2009 The Vintner's Luck
Writing/Writer2009 The Vintner's Luck
Directing/Director2005 North Country
Directing/Director2003 Whale Rider
Writing/Screenplay2003 Whale Rider
Directing/Director1998 Memory & Desire
Writing/Writer1998 Memory & Desire
Directing/Director1994 Sure to Rise
Writing/Writer1994 Sure to Rise

Full Name: Niki Caro
Citizenship: New Zealand
Born: Tuesday, 09/20 1966 (September) in Wellington (current age: 53 years + 151 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Elam School of Fine Arts, Swinburne University of Technology
Represented by: United Talent Agency
Niki Caro frequently works together with these people:
David Coulson (5x, Crew)
Asia Argento (3x, Actress)
Michele Civetta (3x, Crew)
Jessica Chastain (2x, Actress)
Tadanobu Asano (2x, Actor)
Keisha Castle-Hughes (2x, Actress)
Antonio Pinto (2x, Crew)
Joel Tobeck (2x, Actor)
Bina Daigeler (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:406449, Added: 09/15/2018, Last updated: 02/10/2020