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Christophe Gans


Born in 1960 in Antibes (in the South of France), Christophe Gans became crazy about movies at an early stage. As a teenager, he made a lot of samurai and kung fu super-8 films with his friends. At the end of the seventies, he founded the fanzine "Rhesus Zero" about B-movies. In 1980, he studied at the French cinema school Idhec and directed a ... See full bio »
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Known For

Brotherhood of the Wolf
(2001)
Silent Hill
Silent Hill Director
(2006)
Crying Freeman
Crying Freeman Director
(1995)
La belle et la bête
(2014)

Filmography

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 2006 Silent Hill
 1993 Necronomicon: Book of Dead (segment "part #1: The Drawned")
 1981 Silver Slime (Short)
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Other Works:

Made audio commentaries on French DVD editions of "Crying Freeman" (1995), "Brotherhood of the Wolf" (2002), " Sugata Sanshiro" (1943) and "Crying furîman" (1988).

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I always considered the horror genre as a political genre. I'm born in 1960. I have been raised in the admiration of directors of horror movies that appeared in the'70s, like John Carpenter, David Cronenberg, and these people are still my heroes. They start their work at the moment of Vietnam and it is kind of obvious that there is a link between the problematic situation of America and the start... See more »

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He was member of the Jury of the 9th Fantastic Film Festival of Gerardmer (France), January 2002. See more »

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