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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 »

Known For

Betty Blue
Betty Blue Producer
(1986)
Diva
Diva Director
(1981)
Roselyne et les lions
(1989)

Filmography

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 2013 Les Gaulois au-delà du mythe (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2012 Le mystère des momies coptes d'Antinoé (TV Movie 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 Assigné à résidence (TV Short documentary) (producer)
 1994 Otaku (Documentary) (producer)
 1992 IP5: L'île aux pachydermes (producer)
 1989 The Grand Circus (Documentary) (producer)
 1989 Roselyne et les lions (producer)
 1986 Betty Blue (producer - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Jean Jacques Beinex
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Personal Quote:

I think France is a very strange country. There is great intelligence there yet narrowness at the same time. Yet I could say that no one profits in his own country. In France there are some American directors not recognized in America. Or if you say Peter Greenaway or Alan Parker in England it's the same - they'll smash you. You have to understand that I have two films on the Variety list of the ... See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Libra

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