Lisa Cholodenko Overview

Lisa Cholodenko
Date of Birth
Jun 05, 1964
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA


A Los Angeles native who preferred European art cinema to Hollywood studio fare, writer-director Lisa Cholodenko made her mark on the independent film scene with her moody examination of sexuality, ambition, and heroin chic in High Art (1998). Raised in the San Fernando Valley, Cholodenko had no thoughts of becoming a filmmaker when she headed to college at San Francisco State. She had changed her...