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Overview (2)

Born in Tunis, Tunisia
Birth NameAbdellatif Kechiche

Mini Bio (1)

Abdellatif Kechiche was born on December 7, 1960 in Tunis, Tunisia. He is a writer and director, known for Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), L'esquive (2003) and The Secret of the Grain (2007).

Trade Mark (3)

Frequently casts amateur actors
Films with long running times
Use of close-ups and long takes

Trivia (5)

After his family emigrated from Tunisia to France in 1966, he grew up in Nice.
Made his stage debut at the Arènes de Cimiez (1978).
Is influenced by Yasujirô Ozu's films.
Received the Médaille Charlemagne pour les Médias Européens, an award for achievements in integration, together with Fatih Akin (2008).
Member of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' (AMPAS) since 2016.

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