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Gilles Mimouni

Gilles Mimouni was born in 1956. He is a writer and director, known for Wicker Park (2004), The Apartment (1996) and Bandits (2011). See full bio »


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Known For

Wicker Park Writer
The Apartment Writer
Bandits Writer


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 2011 Bandits (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 2010 Il était une fois... (TV Mini Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Les tontons flingueurs (2010) ... (writer)
 2004 The Postal Service: Against All Odds (Music Video) (Wicker Park screenplay based on the film L'Appartement)
 2004 Wicker Park (film L'Appartement)
 1996 The Apartment
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 2011 Bandits (TV Movie)
 2010 Il était une fois... (TV Mini Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1996 The Apartment
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 2004 Wicker Park (executive producer)
 1989 The System: Midnight Special (Short) (co-producer)
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 2019 Corleone: A History of La Cosa Nostra (TV Mini Series documentary) (with support from - 1 episode)
- Le pouvoir par le sang (2019) ... (with support from)
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 1997 The Movie Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 February 1997 (1997) ... Self

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Personal Quote:

[on the ending of The Apartment (1996)] I was very influenced by the comedies of the 50's - directors like Billy Wilder - when they were making fake happy endings, it apparently was a happy ending, but it was painful and sad at the same time, that's what I tried to do. I think it's quite a sad ending in fact. I like to mix comedy and tragedy - like life. See more »


He was scheduled to have directed an English-language film called The Pretender. Georges Benayoun was producing and Mathieu Kassovitz and Vincent Cassel were to have starred. Shooting, to have taken place in Eastern Europe, Paris, New York and London, was to have started in October 2001. The plot concerned recovery by a Jewish family of artwork stolen by the Nazis during World War 2. The film was... See more »

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