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Jean-Pierre Jeunet


Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a self-taught director who was very quickly interested by cinema, with a predilection for a fantastic cinema where form is as important as the subject. Thus he started directing TV commercials and video clips (such as Julien Clerc in 1984). At the same time he met designer/drawer Marc Caro with whom he made two short ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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(2004)
Amélie Director
(2001)
Delicatessen Director
(1991)
Micmacs Director
(2009)

Filmography

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 2017 Gauvain Sers: Pourvu (Video short)
 2016 Deux escargots s'en vont (Short)
 2015 Casanova (TV Movie)
 2009 Micmacs (as Jean Pierre Jeunet)
 2001 Amélie
 1993 The King of Ads, Part 2 (Documentary) (segment director)
 1993 L'Oeil du cyclone (TV Series documentary short) (segment director - 1 episode)
- Courts de cuisine (1993) ... (segment director)
 1991 Delicatessen
 1989 Things I Like, Things I Don't Like (Short) (as Jean Pierre Jeunet)
 1981 Le manège (Short)
 1978 L'évasion (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed the music video for Jean-Michel Jarre's "Zoolook" (1985). See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jean Pierre Jeunet | Jean-Pierre Jeunett
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Personal Quote:

When you are in love with a story, you have to take your time to follow it and to fall in love again one time. You need some time. And I need to be in love with a story because I am going to spend four years of my life inside without pleasure, without seeing anybody, you work 16 hours per day and at the weekend and I need to be in love with each detail. See more »

Trivia:

Had been developing a big-screen adaptation of Life of Pi (2012) for years. He had written a draft of the screenplay and been location scouting in India with cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel, but eventually dropped out due to budget disagreements. See more »

Trademark:

His movies often contain an underwater scene (Delicatessen, La cité des Enfants Perdus, Alien: Resurrection) See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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