|Birth Day||July 19, 1960|
|Birth Place||Cairo, Egypt|
|Age||60 YEARS OLD|
Canadian Director of critically acclaimed films The Sweet Hereafter and Exotica.
He became interested in writing plays as a teenager and graduated from Trinity College at the University of Toronto.
He was named Atom to mark the completion of Egypt's first nuclear reactor.
He cited the Ingmar Bergman film Persona in his interview for the book The Film That Changed My Life.