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Jean-Jacques Beineix

A rabid movie fan when he was young, Jean-Jacques Beineix first studied medicine before entering the movie business. During the seventies, he became an established assistant director, working with Claude Berri, René Clément, Claude Zidi and even Jerry Lewis. But, like many assistants, Beineix's ultimate dream was to direct. He had a pass at it in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 5 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Diva Director
Betty Blue
Betty Blue Producer
The Moon in the Gutter


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 2013 Les Gaulois au-delà du mythe (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2012 Le mystère des momies coptes d'Antinoé (Documentary) (producer)
 2011 Hellville (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Brandt Rhapsodie (Short) (producer)
 2011 Egaro (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Minus (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Rêve du 1er avril 1999 (Short) (executive producer)
 2006 CosmicConnexion (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2006 Allez, yallah! (Documentary) (producer)
 2006 Requiem for Billy the Kid (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1997 Locked-in Syndrome (TV Short documentary) (producer)
 1994 Otaku (Documentary) (producer)
 1992 IP5: L'île aux pachydermes (producer)
 1989 The Grand Circus (Documentary) (producer)
 1989 Roselyne and the Lions (producer)
 1986 Betty Blue (producer)
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1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jean Jacques Beinex

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Personal Quote:

Diva (1981) is a movie about technology, and technology versus artists. If I had to keep one phrase from the film, it's when the Diva says, "It is up to business to adapt to art, and not to art to adapt to business. I know it's very naive but I still believe in it. See more »


President of the jury at the entrance examination of La Fémis (France's national film school) in 1994. See more »

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