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René Besson (I)

René Besson was born as René Alberto Gil-Besson. He is a producer and editor, known for The Mechanic (2011), Driven (2018) and Drive Angry (2011). See full bio »

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The Mechanic Producer
Driven Producer
Drive Angry Producer


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 2019 Military Wives (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Normal People (executive producer) (post-production)
 2018/I Driven (producer)
 2018 Speed Kills (executive producer)
 2018 Beast of Burden (executive producer)
 2018 The Tale (line producer)
 2017 Criminals (TV Mini-Series short) (producer)
 2017 Gun Shy (executive producer)
 2016 The Free World (executive producer)
 2014 The Taking of Deborah Logan (executive producer)
 2014 Stonehearst Asylum (executive producer)
 2013/I Homefront (executive producer - as Rene Besson)
 2013 Straight A's (producer - as Rene Besson)
 2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D (executive producer)
 2012 Stolen (producer)
 2012 The Iceman (executive producer - as Rene Besson)
 2011 Trespass (producer)
 2011 Drive Angry (producer)
 2011 The Mechanic (producer)
 2010 Stone (executive producer)
 2007 Until Death (producer: second unit, New Orleans)
 2005 Circadian Rhythm (producer)
 2005 Main Street (Short) (producer)
 2004 Brilla una estrella (TV Movie) (producer)
 2004 Imaginary Heroes (associate producer)
 2002 Houseguest (TV Movie) (producer)
 2001/I Recoil (producer - as Rene Alberto Gil)
 2000 Boxes (producer)
 1999 The Decade (producer)
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Show Show Production manager (7 credits)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Rene Besson | Rene Alberto Gil

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At $285.00, his film Boxes (2000) is the lowest budgeted feature film ever distributed. It is distributed on The Independent Film Channel. See more »

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