Portrait of Ariel Kleiman

Ariel Kleiman

Award-winning Australian filmmaker Ariel Kleiman earned international attention and praise with a series of distinctive short films, including 2008's Young Love and 2010’s Deeper Than Yesterday, which received top prizes at the Sundance and Cannes film festivals, before delving into feature films with the dark fantasy Partisan, in 2015. He joins Campion in the director’s chair for Top of the Lake: China Girl.