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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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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 50 wins & 59 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Deux jours, une nuit
(2014)
The Kid with a Bike
(2011)
L'enfant
L'enfant Producer
(2005)
Rosetta
Rosetta Producer
(1999)

Filmography

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 2016 Planetarium (co-producer)
 2016 Bacalaureat (co-producer)
 2016 La fille inconnue (producer)
 2016 La danseuse (co-producer)
 2016 Inhebek Hedi (co-producer)
 2016 The Son of Joseph (producer)
 2016 Achter de wolken (co-producer)
 2015 Good Luck Algeria (producer)
 2015 Viva la sposa (co-producer)
 2015 Les cowboys (co-producer)
 2015 Journal d'une femme de chambre (co-producer)
 2014 Vie sauvage (co-producer)
 2014 40-Love (producer)
 2014 Deux jours, une nuit (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 Dupa dealuri (co-producer)
 2012 Rust and Bone (co-producer)
 2011 L'exercice de l'État (producer)
 2011 The Kid with a Bike (producer)
 2010 K.O.R. (Documentary) (producer)
 2009 La prima linea (producer)
 2009 Children Without a Shadow (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 Le silence de Lorna (producer)
 2008 Premier Jour (Short) (producer)
 2007 Vous êtes de la police? (co-producer)
 2006 Mon 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 Le monde vivant (co-producer)
 2003 Stormy Weather (producer)
 2002 Romances de terre et d'eau (Documentary) (producer)
 2002 Premier amour (Short) (producer)
 2002 Le fils (producer)
 2002 Brook by Brook (TV Movie documentary) (co-producer)
 2001 Le lait de la tendresse humaine (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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3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Deux jours, une nuit (2014)] (Luc) wanted to show how this woman, without realizing it, over one weekend, manages to inspire a solidarity that was totally lost in the workplace. In the attempt to save herself, she manages to recreate this important element: solidarity. This is what interested us. Not pointing the finger at who is to blame, whether it's the company, our society or the harsh ... See more »

Trivia:

Along with his brother Luc, he is one of a select band of directors to have won the Palme d'Or twice at the Cannes Film Festival. The others are Francis Ford Coppola, Alf Sjöberg, Bille August, Emir Kusturica, Shôhei Imamura, Michael Haneke and Ken Loach. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Taurus

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