Peter Kassovitz


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Born in Budapest, he saw his parents taken away to a concentration camp when he was 5. Hidden by a Catholic family, he met his parents after the war (who surprisingly survived the camps). During the Hungarian revolution in 1956, he moved to Paris where he worked as an assistant camera operator and a cameraman. He began directing in 1959. See full bio »

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Known For

Jakob the Liar Director
(1999)
Le sang noir Director
(2007)
Vivre Sa Vie Jeune homme
(1962)
La Haine Patron gallerie
(1995)

Filmography

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 2007 Le sang noir (TV Movie)
 2006 Beau masque (TV Movie)
 2005 Les femmes d'abord (TV Movie)
 2004 Facades (TV Movie)
 2003 Orages (TV Movie)
 2001 H (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1997 L'histoire du samedi (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1996 Internal Affairs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sonia (1996)
 1996 La rançon du chien (TV Movie)
 1995 Bonjour tristesse (TV Movie)
 1993 Des héros ordinaires (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 Stirn et Stern (TV Movie)
 1990 Chillers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989 Coplan (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 La reine de la jungle (TV Movie)
 1987 Mariage blanc (TV Movie)
 1987 Opération Ypsilon (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1987)
- Episode #1.3 (1987)
- Episode #1.2 (1987)
- Episode #1.1 (1987)
 1985 L'énigme blanche (TV Movie)
 1985 Clémence Aletti (TV Series)
 1984 Une femme jalouse (TV Movie)
 1983 Dans la citadelle (TV Movie)
 1982 Fausses notes (TV Movie)
 1982 Caméra une première (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978-1981 Médecins de nuit (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Un plat cuisiné (1981)
- L'usine Castel (1981)
- Hélène (1978)
 1981 La guerre des insectes (TV Movie)
 1980 Histoires étranges (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
 1978-1979 Brigade des mineurs (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- La vie séparée (1979)
 1978 Jeudi 7 avril (Short)
 1977 Jérusalem de l'autre côté de la rue (Documentary short)
 1974 Portrait de l'Allemagne (TV Mini Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Les Dimanches (1974)
 1973 Battements d'elle (Short)
 1973 Le canari (TV Short)
 1972 Ainsi parle Zarathoustra (TV Movie documentary)
 1970 Civilisations (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1969 La montre (Short)
 1968 Pour le plaisir (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1967 Hambourg (Documentary)
 1965 Chansons von Jean Cocteau (TV Movie documentary)
 1964 Les chemins de la fortune (Documentary short)
 1960 Vasarely (TV Short documentary)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Peter Cassowitz | Peter Kassowitz | Peter Kassovitz Kastersztein

Spouse:

Chantal Rémy  (1 child)

Children:

Mathieu Kassovitz
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Father-in-law of Julie Mauduech. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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