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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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 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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Alternate Names:

Jean Jacques Beinex
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[on IP5: L'île aux pachydermes (1992)] I really love that film. It's probably my favourite film. It is a road movie but I twisted the genre as I do with my other films - it is supposedly a road movie but it is, in fact, a quest for real and truthful love. Yves Montand was the easiest actor I ever worked with, and this was after I had the experience of working with Gérard Depardieu, who was ... See more »

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As a child Beineix described himself as "a great Jerry Lewis fan" and was thrilled to be hired on Lewis' unreleased film, "The Day the Clown Cried" as an assistant director. See more »

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Libra

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