Kornél Mundruczó was born in Hungary in 1975. PLEASANT DAYS, his first feature film, was awarded the Silver Leopard in Locarno in 2002. His second feature film, JOHANNA - a filmic opera adaptation of the story of Joan of Arc - was presented in Cannes Un Certain Regard in 2005. DELTA was presented in competition at Cannes 2008 and was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize. His second film to premiere in competition in Cannes was TENDER SON - THE FRANKENSTEIN PROJECT, in 2010.