Did You Know?
Funnily enough, almost at the same time that the Hollywood career started to ascend, I received two major awards for Best Score in Europe: the Silver Bear in Berlin, and the Cesar in France. And suddenly it made sense that the stars were aligned at the same time here and there. I still have not gotten an award here, so I still have a long way to go! I think Maurice Jarre
had three, and Michel
His Greek mother and French father met in the US while attending university. After the marriage, they moved to France where Desplat was born.