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.
Had been developing a big-screen adaptation of Life of Pi
(2012) for years. He had written a draft of the screenplay and been location scouting in India with cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel
, but eventually dropped out due to budget disagreements.
Likes to cast actors with unusual facial features