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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 50 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

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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 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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3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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I really believe the form of the film must be in the scenario; cinema is not just added value to the scripting. I believe in it as a totality. There was a specific problem with this film, which we saw often during the writing: the clash between realism and stylisation. You had constantly to be looking for an equilibrium. If it's too realistic, it's boring. If it's too stylised, you don't believe ... See more »

Trivia:

As of 2016, he has a total of 19 César nominations; 6 nominations for Best Director; 5 nominations for Best Film; 7 nominations for Best Screenplay (original and adapted) and one nomination for Best First Work for See How They Fall (1994). See more »

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