Miguel Gomes was born in Lisbon in 1972. He graduated from the Lisbon Film and Theatre School and worked as film critic. He directed several successful short films. His first feature The Face You Deserve was released in Portugal and France. His next feature films confirmed his international success. Gomes is presently working on Savagery, based on Euclides da Cunha’s “Os Sertões”, and developing The Grand Tour, a fiction feature project, co-written with Mariana Ricardo, Telmo Churro and Maureen Fazendeiro.