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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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Enemy at the Gates
Two Brothers
Two Brothers Director
Seven Years in Tibet
The Name of the Rose


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 2015 Wolf Totem
 2011/II Day of the Falcon
 2004 Two Brothers
 1992 The Lover
 1991 The King of Ads (Documentary) (segments "Hertz commercial, " "Kelton commercial, ", "Ford Escort Manhattan")
 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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Jean Jacques Annaud

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As a filmmaker I am only interested in the close-up - where I can dive into a character and see the emotions - or opening the screen as wide as I can to show a spectacle. See more »


He was sent to the French Cameroons as an Army Film Director by the National Service. During this period he trained locals to make their own movies while working on a series of educational films for the natives. See more »


Frequently casts Ron Perlman

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