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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 43 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Casanova (TV Movie) (post-production)
 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:

TV commercial for EDF, starring Frédéric Bel. See more »

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

Alternate Names:

Jean Pierre Jeunet | Jean-Pierre Jeunett
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Personal Quote:

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. See more »

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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. See more »

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Always casts Dominique Pinon See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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