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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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Everything in horror film is about transgression, and the young audience wants to touch something that is forbidden, and is by function anti-establishment. It is a way for young audiences to express rebellion, and also to deal with very modern fear but in a very playful way, in a very symbolic way. I think it is why horror films have a natural function among the teenage audience; it is a way to ... See more »

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He is interviewed in one of the documentaries of "Fist of Legend" French DVD edition (HK Video). See more »

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Thanks Mr Gans!! For a great Silent Hill goldensun_13
sh2 and another game adaptation bear_coxon
Silent Hill / SIlent Hill 2 Jimmyorangebelt
Why Isn't he making anymore movies? tamilbadass
Doing Onimusha or not? ldealberti
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