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Leos Carax


Leos Carax made several short films and also wrote film criticism, then at the age of 24 years made a very strong first feature Boy Meets Girl (1984). The film played at the 1984 Cannes film festival and was a critical triumph. It paved the way for Carax's second feature The Night Is Young (1986) (Bad Blood). That film was a giant step forward in ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 19 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Holy Motors
 2008 Tokyo! (segment "Merde")
 1999 Pola X
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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Denis Lavant playing Alex in Holy Motors] If Denis had said no, I would have offered the part to Lon Chaney or to Chaplin. Or to Peter Lorre or Michel Simon, all of whom are dead.

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Juliette Binoche was his companion between 1986 and 1991. See more »

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Frequently casts Denis Lavant.

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Sagittarius

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