Born in Luxembourg, Laura graduated with a Masters in Film Studies at the University of Paris 1 – Sorbonne and a Postgraduate Diploma in Directing at the National Film and Television School, London.
After her studies, she writes and directs two short films Senteurs
(2008) and Double Saut
(2011) , both screened in many festivals worldwide, as well as the transdisciplinary theatre play Luxtime – Jacques Tati revisited
(2009) which, after its premiere in Luxembourg, is also shown at the Avignon Theatre Festival in 2010.
In 2012, she directs The Treasure Knights
, a family drama for children.
After directing two episodes of the sitcom Comeback
and a documentary for the series routwaïssgro
for Luxembourgish TV, Laura stages the contemporary German play Das Ding aus dem Meer
by Rebekka Kricheldorf at Théâtre de la Ville in Luxembourg in January 2016.
In 2017, Laura’s first personal feature Barrage
, co-written with Marie Nimier and starring Isabelle Huppert and Lolita Chammah, has its world premiere at the Forum section of the Berlinale. After travelling festivals worldwide and being released in many countries, the film gets chosen to represent Luxembourg at the Oscars 2018 for Best Foreign Film.
Laura is currently directing another documentary for the series routwaïssgro
and developing her new feature Maret