Laurent Cantet


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Laurent Cantet was born on June 15, 1961 in Melle, Deux-Sevres, France. He is a director and writer, known for The Class (2008), Human Resources (1999) and Return to Ithaca (2014). See full bio »

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The Class Director
(2008)
Human Resources Director
(1999)
Return to Ithaca Director
(2014)
The Workshop Director
(2017)

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 2017 The Workshop
 2014 Les 18 du 57, Boulevard de Strasbourg (Short) (co-director)
 2012 7 Days in Havana (segment "La Fuente")
 2010 On bosse ici! On vit ici! On reste ici! (Short) (co-director)
 2008 The Class
 2007 Laissez-les grandir ici! (Documentary short) (co-director)
 2005 Heading South
 2001 Time Out
 1997 We, France's Undocumented Immigrants (Short) (co-director)
 1995 Jeux de plage (Short)
 1994 Tous à la manif (Short)
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[2018 interview] I think we're going through a really precarious period in film production, and I very much fear that it's going to be a lot more difficult make my kind of cinema. If you make films that don't exactly announce themselves as surefire hits, you feel like you're walking a tightrope. There's less money overall, and more of it gets concentrated in the same few projects. In France, ... See more »

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Graduated from L'IDHEC (La Fémis). See more »

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