Josef Fares

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Date of Birth September 19, 1977
Place of Birth Beirut, Lebanon
Age 43 years old
Horoscope Virgo

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Josef Fares

Josef Fares is a Swedish-Lebanese film director and game designer. His brother is the actor Fares Fares, who has appeared in many of his films.

Born: September 19, 1977, Beirut, Lebanon
Occupation: Film director, screenwriter, actor, game designer
Years active: 1996–present
Relatives: Fares Fares (brother)
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About Josef Fares

Swedish-Lebanese film director, screenwriter, actor, and game designer. He's known for his 2005 film Zozo which earned him the Nordic Council Film Prize. He was named one of ten upcoming directors to watch in 2006 by Variety.

Before Fame

He directed his first movie Jalla! Jalla! in 2000.


He directed his first video game Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons in 2013.

Family Life

His parents are Mariam and Jan Fares. He has three siblings Fares, Michael, and Caroline.


He was compared to director Tommy Wiseau after his speech at the 2017 Game Awards.

Information related to Josef Fares

  • Swedish video game designers
  • Lebanese emigrants to Sweden
  • Lebanese actors
  • Crystal Simorgh recipients
  • Lebanese film directors
  • Video game writers
  • Swedish film directors
  • Swedish male actors
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Latest information about Josef Fares updated on January 21, 2021.

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