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Jean-Pierre Dardenne

After studying drama in the arts institute, Jean Pierre Dardenne and his brother Luc made some videos about the rough life in blue-collar small towns in the Wallonie. After their meeting with filmmaker Armad Gatti and cinematographer Ned Burgess, they decided to enter in the movie business. In 1978 they shot their first documentary, Le chant du ... See full bio »
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 2016 Inhebek Hedi (co-producer) (post-production)
 2015 Long Live the Bride (co-producer)
 2015 Diary of a Chambermaid (co-producer)
 2014 Vie sauvage (co-producer)
 2014 Two Days, One Night (producer)
 2013 Je fais le mort (co-producer)
 2013 Marina (co-producer)
 2013 À ciel ouvert (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2012 Un été avec Anton (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2012 Beyond the Hills (co-producer)
 2012 Rust and Bone (co-producer)
 2011 The Minister (producer)
 2011 The Kid with a Bike (producer)
 2010 K.O.R. (Documentary) (producer)
 2009 The Front Line (producer)
 2008 The Silence of Lorna (producer)
 2008 Premier Jour (Short) (producer)
 2007 Vous êtes de la police? (co-producer)
 2006 The Colonel (producer)
 2006 Rwanda, les collines parlent (Documentary) (producer)
 2005 L'enfant (producer)
 2005 Il fare politica (Documentary) (producer)
 2005 The Ax (co-producer)
 2003 The Sun Assassinated (producer)
 2003 Stormy Weather (producer)
 2003 The Living World (co-producer)
 2002 Romances de terre et d'eau (Documentary) (producer)
 2002 First Love (Short) (producer)
 2002 The Son (producer)
 2002 Brook by Brook (TV Movie documentary) (co-producer)
 2001 The Milk of Human Kindness (co-producer)
 2000 La devinière (Documentary) (line producer)
 1999 L'héritier (Short) (executive producer)
 1999 Rosetta (producer)
 1997 Gigi, Monica... et Bianca (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1995 Faute de soleil (co-producer)
 1992 Je pense à vous (producer)
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2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne

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The truth is always less interesting than the fiction. See more »


Interviewed in "World Directors in Dialogue" by Bert Cardullo (Scarecrow Press, 2011). See more »


Films are set in Seraing, Liege, the town where he was born and raised. See more »

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