Alexandre Aja

Active - 1999 - Present  |   Born - Aug 7, 1978 in Paris, France  |   Genres - Horror, Thriller

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  • Aja is a pseudonym comprised of the first letters of his first, middle and last names (Alexandre Jouan Arcady).
  • Was nominated for the Cannes Film Festival Golden Palm Award—Best Short Film for his directing debut, the 1997 horror short Over the Rainbow.
  • Named to Variety's 2004 list of Ten Directors to Watch.
  • His 2006 remake of Wes Craven's The Hills Have Eyes grossed more than $40 million in the U.S.