Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Another 41 wins & 21 nominations.
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(as Jean Pierre Jeunet)
1998: Directed TV commercial for BNP: "Parlons d'avenir" (about a futurist colony).
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When you are in love with a story, you have to take your time to follow it and to fall in love again one time. You need some time. And I need to be in love with a story because I am going to spend four years of my life inside without pleasure, without seeing anybody, you work 16 hours per day and at the weekend and I need to be in love with each detail.
Spoke hardly any English when he made his American debut, Alien: Resurrection
(1997). He had translators on the set at all times to interact with the cast and crew. Years later, he had learned enough English to record an English director's commentary for the movie, together with Sigourney Weaver
Makes extensive use of color grading in order to give his movies the desired (often fantastic) ambiance.