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Jean-Jacques Annaud

Jean-Jacques Annaud is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, best known for directing Quest for Fire (1981), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Lover (1992), Seven Years in Tibet (1997) and Wolf Totem (2015). Annaud has received numerous awards for his work, including four César Awards, one David di Donatello Award, and one National ... See full bio »
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 2015 Wolf Totem
 2011/II Day of the Falcon
 2004 Two Brothers
 1993 The King of Ads (Documentary) (segments "Hertz commercial, " "Kelton commercial, ", "Ford Escort Manhattan")
 1992 The Lover
 1988 The Bear
 1979 Coup de tête
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Directed commercials for coffee Carte Noir and for drink Perrier.

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As a commercial director, you learn to direct actors and place a camera. But you don't learn how to tell a story. You learn how to be superficial. See more »


Banned from entering China because of his film Seven Years in Tibet (1997). See more »


Frequently casts Ron Perlman

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