Nicolas Pesce (born January 18, 1990)[1] is an American filmmaker. He is best known for directing and writing the horror films The Eyes of My Mother (2016), Piercing (2018), and The Grudge (2020).[2]

Nicolas Pesce
Born (1990-01-18) January 18, 1990 (age 30)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, film editor
Known forThe Eyes of My Mother, Piercing, The Grudge

Life and careerEdit

Nicolas Pesce was born, and currently resides, in New York City. His theatrical debut, The Eyes of My Mother, premiered in the NEXT section at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.[3]


Title Year Director Writer Editor Notes
The Eyes of My Mother 2016 Yes Yes Yes Directorial debut
Piercing 2018 Yes Yes No
The Grudge 2020 Yes Yes No


  1. ^ "Nicolas Pesce". IMDb.
  2. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (January 28, 2019). "Screen Gems' Grudge Reboot Will Now Scare In 2020". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "Haunting First Look at 'The Eyes of My Mother' Makes This Sundance Premiere a Must-See". January 12, 2016. Retrieved March 19, 2016.