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Angelina Jolie never thought that she could be a director

For her recent directorial effort, Angelina Jolie went to the South East Asia to tell a Cambodian tragic story in her film 'First They Killed My Father'.

Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie never thought that she could be a director Source : Press

Hollywood actress and now a filmmaker too, Angelina Jolie made her feature directorial debut in 2011, with her film 'The Land of Blood and Honey'. The movie, 'The Land of Blood and Honey' featured Bosnian actors Zana Marjanovic and Goran Kostic and Croatian actor-director, Rade Serbedzija. The movie depicted a love story, which was depicted in the backdrops of the Bosnian War. For her recent directorial effort, Angelina Jolie went to the South East Asia to tell a Cambodian tragic story in her film 'First They Killed My Father'. Her second directorial has been garnering all sorts of praise at varies film festival and critics are now heaping praises for Angelina Jolie's directorial efforts but the 42-year-old star says though direction was never in her plans, she always wanted to work with artists from other parts of the world.

The actress turned director, in a recent interview with Deadline, talked about her directorial journey, saying that she never thought she could make a movie, as it was never part of her plan. The actress turned director further added that for her it wasn't just about becoming a director but something more as she believes our world is stronger for diversity and she loves to learn about new cultures. Angelina Jolie also added that she finds directing to be the greatest way to deeply learn and know each other and different cultures around the world.

Jolie has brought her fourth feature directorial effort, First They Killed My Father, a foreign language film set in Cambodia that first bowed in Telluride, to TIFF.