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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 49 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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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 Venus Beauty (writer)
 1998 Norme française (Short) (writer)
 1994 Dead Tired (co-dialogue - uncredited)
 1992 Barjo (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1989 Australia (scenario and dialogue)
 1989 Baxter (writer)
 1988 Frequent Death (writer)
 1988 Saxo
 1987 Killing Time (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 Kisses Till Monday (adaptation)
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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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You need something to say about the place where you make films. I know Europe. The US I don't know so well. I need a film that sees something, like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) did for Milos Forman. It makes it worth the trip.[2012] See more »


Four of his films have been nominated for Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or: A Self-Made Hero (1996), A Prophet (2009), Rust and Bone (2012) and Dheepan (2015). He was nominated for the first time with his second film, A Self-Made Hero (1996). See more »

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