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Jean-Pierre Jeunet


Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a self-taught director who was very quickly interested by cinema, with a predilection for a fantastic cinema where form is as important as the subject. Thus he started directing TV commercials and video clips (such as Julien Clerc in 1984). At the same time he met designer/drawer Marc Caro with whom he made two short ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 41 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009 Micmacs (as Jean Pierre Jeunet)
 2001 Amélie
 1991 Delicatessen
 1989 Things I Like, Things I Don't Like (Short) (as Jean Pierre Jeunet)
 1980 Le manège (Short)
 1978 L'évasion (Short)
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Other Works:

Directed the music video for Étienne Daho's "Tombé pour la France" (1987). See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jean Pierre Jeunet | Jean-Pierre Jeunett
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Personal Quote:

I got something pretty rare: American power and a lot of money to distribute the film [A Very Long Engagement (2004)] worldwide. I can tell you politicians from right to left are so proud of the film, actors, technicians, everybody except the independent French producers who campaigned against it. But, you know we live in a capitalist world where the only thing is to earn money. They want to get ... See more »

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Declined the offer to direct Hellboy (2004) before Guillermo del Toro was involved. See more »

Trademark:

Likes to cast actors with unusual facial features See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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