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Jacques Audiard


Born in Paris, France, in 1952. Jacques Audiard's family has always been involved in movie business. His father, Michel, was a popular screenwriter and director and his uncle a producer. But in his teens he refused that world and wanted to be a teacher. He studied literature and philosophy at the Sorbonne but didn't finish his degree. By that time... See full bio »

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Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 52 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Prophet
A Prophet Writer
(2009)
Rust and Bone
Rust and Bone Writer
(2012)
Dheepan
Dheepan Writer
(2015)

Filmography

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 2015 Dheepan (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 2012 Rust and Bone (screenplay)
 2009 A Prophet (screenplay)
 2005 The Beat That My Heart Skipped (scenario)
 2001 Read My Lips
 1999 Vénus beauté (institut) (writer)
 1998 Norme française (Short) (writer)
 1994 Dead Tired (co-dialogue - uncredited)
 1992 Barjo (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1989 Australia (scenario and dialogue)
 1989 Baxter (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1988 Fréquence meurtre (writer)
 1988 Saxo
 1987 Poussière d'ange (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1985 Sac de noeuds
 1984 Réveillon chez Bob (scenario)
 1984 Série noire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- L'ennemi public n° 2 (1984) ... (writer)
 1983 Deadly Circuit (adaptation)
 1974 Bons baisers... à lundi (adaptation)
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Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

A Prophet (2009) is maybe the point at which I began to feel uncomfortable with the French casting system. I felt like I needed to direct other faces, other skin colors, other ways of speaking and thinking, other forms of expression from what we are used to seeing.[2015] See more »

Trivia:

As of 2015, four of his films competed for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival: A Self-Made Hero (1996), A Prophet (2009), Rust and Bone (2012) and Dheepan (2015), the latter took the prize in 2015. He was nominated for the first time with his second film, A Self-Made Hero (1996). See more »

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