Jacques Audiard


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Born in Paris, France, in 1952. Jacques Audiard's family has always been involved in movie business. His father, Michel, was a popular screenwriter and director and his uncle a producer. But in his teens he refused that world and wanted to be a teacher. He studied literature and philosophy at the Sorbonne but didn't finish his degree. By that time... See full bio »

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Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 59 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

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Rust and Bone Writer
(2012)
A Prophet Writer
(2009)
(2018)
Dheepan Writer
(2015)

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  The Bureau (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2020) (collaborating writer - 2 episodes, 2020)
- Episode #5.10 (2020) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.9 (2020) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.7 (2020) ... (collaborating writer)
- Episode #5.5 (2020) ... (collaborating writer)
 2018 The Sisters Brothers (screenplay by)
 2015 Dheepan (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 2012 Rust and Bone (screenplay)
 2009 A Prophet (screenplay)
 2005 The Beat That My Heart Skipped (scenario)
 2001 Read My Lips
 1999 Venus Beauty (writer)
 1998 Norme française (Short) (writer)
 1994 Dead Tired (co-dialogue - uncredited)
 1992 Barjo (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1989 Australia (scenario and dialogue)
 1989 Baxter (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1988 Frequent Death (writer)
 1988 Saxo
 1987 Killing Time (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1985 La Cage aux Folles 3: The Wedding (adaptation)
 1985 Sac de noeuds
 1984 Réveillon chez Bob (scenario)
 1984 Black Sequence (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- L'ennemi public n° 2 (1984) ... (writer)
 1983 Deadly Circuit (scenario)
 1981 The Professional (adaptation)
 1974 Kisses Till Monday (adaptation)
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5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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I really believe the form of the film must be in the scenario; cinema is not just added value to the scripting. I believe in it as a totality. There was a specific problem with this film, which we saw often during the writing: the clash between realism and stylisation. You had constantly to be looking for an equilibrium. If it's too realistic, it's boring. If it's too stylised, you don't believe ... See more »

Trivia:

As of 2015, four of his films competed for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival: A Self-Made Hero (1996), A Prophet (2009), Rust and Bone (2012) and Dheepan (2015), the latter took the prize in 2015. He was nominated for the first time with his second film, A Self-Made Hero (1996). See more »

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