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Jean-Jacques Beineix


A rabid movie fan when he was young, Jean-Jacques Beineix first studied medicine before entering the movie business. During the seventies, he became an established assistant director, working with Claude Berri, René Clément, Claude Zidi and even Jerry Lewis. But, like many assistants, Beineix's ultimate dream was to direct. He had a pass at it in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 5 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Betty Blue Producer
(1986)
Diva Director
(1981)
(1989)

Filmography

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 2013 Les Gaulois au-delà du mythe (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2012 Le mystère des momies coptes d'Antinoé (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2011 Hellville (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Brandt Rhapsodie (Short) (producer)
 2011 Egaro (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Minus (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Rêve du 1er avril 1999 (Short) (executive producer)
 2006 CosmicConnexion (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2006 Allez, yallah! (Documentary) (producer)
 2006 Requiem for Billy the Kid (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1997 Assigné à résidence (TV Short documentary) (producer)
 1994 Otaku (Documentary) (producer)
 1992 IP5: The Island of Pachyderms (producer)
 1989 The Grand Circus (Documentary) (producer)
 1989 Roselyne and the Lions (producer)
 1986 Betty Blue (producer - uncredited)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (14 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Les Chantiers de la gloire". Paris: Fayard. ISBN 2-213-61248-X

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jean Jacques Beinex
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Personal Quote:

[on The Moon in the Gutter (1983)] I had wanted to go much further with that film in terms of stylistics and playing with the medium. I thought I was doing something great. I filmed on a huge stage in Cinecittà between the sets of Sergio Leone, doing Once Upon a Time in America (1984), and Federico Fellini, who was shooting And the Ship Sails On (1983). Now, it's gotten a bit of recognition, ... See more »

Trivia:

President of the 'Official Competition' jury of the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival in 2016. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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