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Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu (ʒeʁaʁ dəpaʁdjø; born 27 December 1948) is a French actor and filmmaker. He is a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur
Légion d'honneur
The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul of the Consulat which succeeded to the First Republic, on 19 May 1802...

, Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite
Ordre National du Mérite
The Ordre national du Mérite is an Order of State awarded by the President of the French Republic. It was founded on 3 December 1963 by President Charles de Gaulle...

 and has twice won the César Award
César Award
The César Award is the national film award of France, first given out in 1975. The nominations are selected by the members of the Académie des arts et techniques du cinéma....

 for Best Actor. He also won the Golden Globe award for Best Actor in Green Card
Green Card (film)
Green Card is a 1990 romantic comedy film written, produced, directed by Peter Weir and starring Gérard Depardieu and Andie MacDowell. The screenplay focuses on an American woman who enters into a marriage of convenience with a Frenchman so he can obtain a green card and remain in the United...

and was nominated for an Academy Award
Academy Awards
An Academy Award, also known as an Oscar, is an accolade bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers...

 for the title role in Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac (1990 film)
Cyrano de Bergerac is a 1990 French-language film based on the 1897 play of the same name by Edmond Rostand. It was directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau and adapted by Jean-Claude Carrière and Jean-Paul Rappeneau. The English subtitles use Anthony Burgess's translation of the text, which preserves the...

.

Early life


Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux
Châteauroux
Châteauroux is the capital of the Indre department in central France and the second-largest town in the province of Berry, after Bourges. Its residents are called Castelroussines or Castelroussins....

, Indre, France. He is one of five children of Anne Jeanne Josèphe "la Liette" (née Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel "le Dédé" Depardieu, a metal worker and volunteer fireman. His mother did not want more children and told Depardieu that she had tried to abort him with knitting needles. He has stated that as a child he would inspect his hands for scars from the needles.

Depardieu spent more time on the street than in the classroom and left school at 13.

Career


At the age of 16, Depardieu left Châteauroux for Paris. There he began acting in the new comedy theatre Café de la Gare
Café de la Gare
The Café de la Gare is a dinner theater located at 41, rue du Temple in the 4th arrondissement of Paris. It lies in a square hidden between Notre Dame de Paris and the historic Marais district. It was originally created in 1968 by a close-knit group of comedy actors who fixed up an old factory...

, along with Patrick Dewaere
Patrick Dewaere
Patrick Dewaere was a French film actor. He was born in Saint-Brieuc, Côtes-d'Armor, son of French actress Mado Maurin. His five siblings, Jean-Pierre Maurin , Yves-Marie Maurin , Dominique Maurin , Jean-Francois Maurin and Marie-Veronique Maurin Patrick Dewaere (26 January 1947 – 16 July 1982)...

, Romain Bouteille, Sotha
Sotha (actress)
Sotha is a French actress, playwright, screenwriter, film & stage director, and composer. Her real name is Catherine Sigaux. She was one of the founders of the Café de la Gare where she acted and co-wrote many of the plays. She was twice married, both times to fellow actors from the Café de la...

, Coluche
Coluche
Michel Colucci , better known as Coluche, was a French comedian and actor, famous for his irreverent sense of humour....

, and Miou-Miou
Miou-Miou
Miou-Miou is a French actress. In her career she has worked with a number of international directors, including Michel Gondry, Bertrand Blier, Yves Boisset, Claude Berri, Jacques Deray, Michel Deville, Diane Kurys, Radu Mihăileanu, Patrice Leconte, Joseph Losey and Louis Malle.-Career:She was born...

. His breakout film role came in 1974 playing Jean-Claude in Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier is a French screenwriter and film director.Born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. He is the son of Bernard Blier....

's comedy Going Places. He studied dancing under Jean-Laurent Cochet, and went on to become one of France's most renowned actors. In 1986, his international fame grew as a result of his performance as a doomed, hunchbacked farmer in the film Jean de Florette
Jean de Florette
Jean de Florette is a 1986 French historical drama film directed by Claude Berri, based on a novel by Marcel Pagnol. It is part of a duology, and is followed by Manon des Sources. The film takes place in rural Provence, where two local farmers scheme to trick a newcomer out of his newly inherited...

. Five years later he won a César
César Award
The César Award is the national film award of France, first given out in 1975. The nominations are selected by the members of the Académie des arts et techniques du cinéma....

for his starring role in Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac (1990 film)
Cyrano de Bergerac is a 1990 French-language film based on the 1897 play of the same name by Edmond Rostand. It was directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau and adapted by Jean-Claude Carrière and Jean-Paul Rappeneau. The English subtitles use Anthony Burgess's translation of the text, which preserves the...

.

Gerard crossed over into the American film market by co-starring in the 1990 film Green Card
Green Card (film)
Green Card is a 1990 romantic comedy film written, produced, directed by Peter Weir and starring Gérard Depardieu and Andie MacDowell. The screenplay focuses on an American woman who enters into a marriage of convenience with a Frenchman so he can obtain a green card and remain in the United...

. He has since acted in many English language films including. The Man in the Iron Mask
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998 film)
The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 British/American historical action film directed, produced, and written by Randall Wallace. It uses characters from Alexandre Dumas' D'Artagnan Romances, and is very loosely adapted from some plot elements of The Vicomte de Bragelonne. It also bears several...

, 102 Dalmatians
102 Dalmatians
102 Dalmatians is a 2000 live-action film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures and starring Glenn Close as Cruella de Vil. It is the sequel to 101 Dalmatians, a live-action remake of the 1961 Disney animated feature of the same name. In the film, Cruella de Vil attempts to steal puppies for her...

, and Last Holiday.
More recently, he has played Obélix in the three Astérix
Asterix
Asterix or The Adventures of Asterix is a series of French comic books written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo . The series first appeared in French in the magazine Pilote on October 29, 1959...

 movies in which he is said to have discovered Melanie Laurent
Mélanie Laurent
Mélanie Laurent is a French actress, director, singer and writer. She is best known to international audiences for her role as Shosanna Dreyfus in Quentin Tarantino's 2009 film Inglourious Basterds, for which she won Best Actress from the Online Film Critics Society and the Austin Film Critics...

 when she was 14. In 2010 Depardieu signed a contract with Bank Zachodni WBK, a Polish bank, to appear in its commercials.

Personal life


In 1970, Depardieu married Élisabeth Guignot
Élisabeth Depardieu
Élisabeth Depardieu is a French actress, writer, co-producer, ex-wife of actor Gerard Depardieu and mother of actors Guillaume Depardieu and Julie Depardieu.-Personal life:...

, with whom he had two children, actor Guillaume
Guillaume Depardieu
Guillaume Depardieu was a French actor, winner of a César Award, and the elder son of Gerard Depardieu.-Personal life:...

 (1971–2008) and actress Julie
Julie Depardieu
Julie Marion Depardieu is a French actress who has appeared in a number of successful movies.She is the daughter of Gérard Depardieu and Élisabeth Depardieu, and the sister of the late Guillaume Depardieu—all of whom are also film actors...

 (1973). On 28 January 1992, while separated from Élisabeth, he had a daughter, Roxanne, with the model Karine Sylla. In 1996 he divorced Élisabeth and began a relationship with actress Carole Bouquet
Carole Bouquet
Carole Bouquet is a French actress and fashion model, who has appeared in more than 40 films since 1977. Bouquet was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France....

, who was his partner from 1997 to 2005. On 14 July 2006, he had a son, Jean, with French-Cambodian Helene Bizot (not to be confused with Hélène Bizot
Hélène Bizot
Hélène Bizot, is a French actress, stage actress and voice actress.-Roles as a voice actress:* 1998: Serial Experiments Lain * 1999: GTO * 2001: Noir...

), according to the issue 3089 (31 July 2008) of Paris Match
Paris Match
Paris Match is a French weekly magazine. It covers major national and international news along with celebrity lifestyle features. It was founded in 1949 by the industrialist Jean Prouvost....

and the Phnom Penh Post
Phnom Penh Post
The Phnom Penh Post is a daily English-language newspaper published in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Founded in 1992 by publisher Michael Hayes, it is Cambodia's oldest English-language newspaper. It is printed in full-color tabloid format. The Phnom Penh Post is also available in Khmer language...

. Since 2005, Depardieu has lived with a Harvard
Harvard University
Harvard University is a private Ivy League university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation chartered in the country...

-educated novelist, Clémentine Igou.
On 13 October 2008, his son Guillaume died at the age of 37 from complications linked to a sudden case of pneumonia
Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung—especially affecting the microscopic air sacs —associated with fever, chest symptoms, and a lack of air space on a chest X-ray. Pneumonia is typically caused by an infection but there are a number of other causes...

.

Depardieu is co-owner of a winery in Condrieu
Condrieu
Condrieu is a commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.It is situated on the right bank of the Rhône, some south of Vienne and 44 km south of Lyon, at the foot of the lower slopes of the Mont Monnet. It has an area of 921 hectares and a population of 3,424...

, in the Northern Rhone, with partner Alain Paret, where the duo make wines using the viognier
Viognier
Viognier is a white wine grape. It is the only permitted grape for the French wine Condrieu in the Rhone valley.-History:The origin of the Viognier grape is unknown. Viognier is presumed to be an ancient grape, possibly originating in Dalmatia and then brought to Rhône by the Romans. One legend...

 grape. Their Lys de Volan Condrieu frequently receives excellent reviews in the wine press. Depardieu became Paret's partner after tasting the wine in a restaurant. He then called Paret and offered to buy a share of the winemaking operation.

In a interview with Stefan Grisseman, published in the September 2010 issue of the Austrian magazine Profil
Profil
Profil may refer to:*Profil , a French musical group*profil , an Austrian news magazine*Profil , a Norwegian literary magazine...

, Depardieu made scathing comments about Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche is a French actress, artist and dancer. She has appeared in more than 40 feature films, been recipient of numerous international accolades, is a published author and has appeared on stage across the world. Coming from an artistic background, she began taking acting lessons during...

. While promoting her film Copie Conforme in the UK, Binoche commented about these remarks to film magazine Empire
Empire (magazine)
Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media. From the first issue in July 1989, the magazine was edited by Barry McIlheney and published by Emap. Bauer purchased Emap Consumer Media in early 2008...

.

Awards



Depardieu has been nominated for the Best Actor in a Leading Role César
César Award
The César Award is the national film award of France, first given out in 1975. The nominations are selected by the members of the Académie des arts et techniques du cinéma....

 15 times during his career and won it twice, in 1981 and 1991. He was also nominated for an Oscar in 1990 for his role in Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac (1990 film)
Cyrano de Bergerac is a 1990 French-language film based on the 1897 play of the same name by Edmond Rostand. It was directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau and adapted by Jean-Claude Carrière and Jean-Paul Rappeneau. The English subtitles use Anthony Burgess's translation of the text, which preserves the...

.
  • 1981: César Award for Best Actor
    César Award for Best Actor
    This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

    for his role in The Last Metro
    The Last Metro
    The Last Metro is a 1980 film made by Les Films du Carrosse, written and directed by the French filmmaker François Truffaut, and starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu....

    (Le dernier métro)
  • 1985: Venice Film Festival
    Venice Film Festival
    The Venice International Film Festival is the oldest international film festival in the world. Founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi in 1932 as the "Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica", the festival has since taken place every year in late August or early September on the island of the...

     Award
    for best actor for his role in Police
  • 1985: Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre national du Mérite
    Ordre National du Mérite
    The Ordre national du Mérite is an Order of State awarded by the President of the French Republic. It was founded on 3 December 1963 by President Charles de Gaulle...

  • 1990: Cannes Film Festival
    Cannes Film Festival
    The Cannes International Film Festival , is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is among the world's most prestigious and publicized film festivals...

    : Best actor
    Best Actor Award (Cannes Film Festival)
    The Best Actor Award is an award presented at the Cannes Film Festival. It is chosen by the jury from the 'official section' of movies at the festival. It was first awarded in 1946.- Award Winners :-External links:* * ....

     award for his role in Cyrano de Bergerac
    Cyrano de Bergerac (1990 film)
    Cyrano de Bergerac is a 1990 French-language film based on the 1897 play of the same name by Edmond Rostand. It was directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau and adapted by Jean-Claude Carrière and Jean-Paul Rappeneau. The English subtitles use Anthony Burgess's translation of the text, which preserves the...

  • 1991: César Award for Best Actor
    César Award for Best Actor
    This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

    for his role in Cyrano de Bergerac
    Cyrano de Bergerac (1990 film)
    Cyrano de Bergerac is a 1990 French-language film based on the 1897 play of the same name by Edmond Rostand. It was directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau and adapted by Jean-Claude Carrière and Jean-Paul Rappeneau. The English subtitles use Anthony Burgess's translation of the text, which preserves the...

  • 1991: Golden Globe Award
    Golden Globe Award
    The Golden Globe Award is an accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign...

    for Best Actor for his role in Green Card
    Green Card (film)
    Green Card is a 1990 romantic comedy film written, produced, directed by Peter Weir and starring Gérard Depardieu and Andie MacDowell. The screenplay focuses on an American woman who enters into a marriage of convenience with a Frenchman so he can obtain a green card and remain in the United...

  • 1996: Chevalier (Knight) of the Légion d'honneur
    Légion d'honneur
    The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul of the Consulat which succeeded to the First Republic, on 19 May 1802...

    .
  • 2006: Moscow International Film Festival
    Moscow International Film Festival
    Moscow International Film Festival , is the film festival first held in Moscow in 1959. From its inception to 1995 it was held every second year in July, alternating with the Karlovy Vary festival. The festival has been held annually since 1995....

    : Stanislavsky Award
    Stanislavsky Award
    Stanislavski Award is a special prize awarded since 2001 at the Moscow International Film Festival for the outstanding achievement in the career of acting and devotion to the principles of Stanislavski's school .-Winners:* 2001 - Jack...

     for the outstanding achievement in the career of acting.

Filmography

My Afternoons with Margueritte
My Afternoons with Margueritte
My Afternoons with Margueritte is a 2010 French film directed by Jean Becker, based on the book of the same name by Marie-Sabine Roger. It stars Gérard Depardieu, Gisèle Casadesus, Claire Maurier, Maurane, François-Xavier Demaison...

>
Year Film Cesar nomination Cesar win Director
2010 Houba ! Le Marsupilami et l'Orchidée de Chicxulub Alain Chabat
Alain Chabat
Alain Chabat is a French actor and director who appeared in La Cité de la peur, French Twist, The Taste of Others and The Science of Sleep.- Life and career :Chabat was born in Oran, French Algeria. He is Jewish....

Une femme d'affaires Frédéric Schoendoerffer
Potiche
Potiche
Potiche is a 2010 French-Belgian comedy film directed by François Ozon, based on the play of the same name by Pierre Barillet and Jean-Pierre Grédy. It stars Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Fabrice Luchini, Karin Viard, Judith Godrèche and Jérémie Renier...

François Ozon
François Ozon
François Ozon is a French film director and screenwriter and whose films are usually characterized by sharp satirical wit and a freewheeling view on human sexuality....

La tête en friche Jean Becker
Jean Becker
Jean Becker is a French film director, screenwriter and actor. He is son of the director Jacques Becker.-Director & screenplay:* Un nommé La Rocca * Échappement libre...

Le grand restaurant (TV) Gérard Pullicino
Mammuth
Mammuth
Mammuth is a 2010 French drama film directed by Benoît Delépine and Gustave de Kervern. It was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival.-Plot:...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Benoît Delépine
Benoît Delépine
Benoît Delépine is a French comedian and film director. He is known for his satirical activities on TV channel Canal+....

 and Gustave de Kervern
Gustave de Kervern
Gustave de Kervern is a French film actor, director and screenwriter. He is best known for his collaboration with Benoit Delepine....

L'Autre Dumas
L'Autre Dumas
L'Autre Dumas is a 2010 French film directed by Safy Nebbou, released in 2010, about 19th Century French author Alexandre Dumas.The Council of Black Associations of France criticized the decision to cast the fair-skinned Gérard Depardieu to play the part of Dumas, who "was the grandson of a...

Safy Nebbou
Jean Becker
Jean Becker
Jean Becker is a French film director, screenwriter and actor. He is son of the director Jacques Becker.-Director & screenplay:* Un nommé La Rocca * Échappement libre...

2009 Bellamy
Bellamy (film)
Bellamy is a French murder mystery film released in 2009. It is the last film directed by Claude Chabrol.-Plot:Paul Bellamy is an obese and lecherous detective on vacation with his wife when he stumbles upon the case of a man who faked his own death, while at the same time dealing with his down...

Claude Chabrol
Claude Chabrol
Claude Chabrol was a French film director, a member of the French New Wave group of filmmakers who first came to prominence at the end of the 1950s...

In the Beginning
In the Beginning (2009 film)
In the Beginning is a 2009 French drama film directed by Xavier Giannoli. The film competed in the main competition at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival.- Cast :* François Cluzet* Gérard Depardieu* Emmanuelle Devos* Brice Fournier - Louis* Roch Leibovici...

Xavier Giannoli
Xavier Giannoli
Xavier Giannoli is a French film director and screenwriter. He has directed nine films since 1993.-Filmography:* Le condamné * Terre sainte * J'aime beaucoup ce que vous faites...

2008 Mesrine: L'instinct de Mort Jean-François Richet
Jean-François Richet
Jean-Francois Richet is a French screenwriter, director, and producer, born on July 2, 1966 in Paris. He grew up in Meaux, a suburb east of Paris.-Selected filmography:* État des lieux - named at the César Awards 1996 in the Best Debut category....

Babylon A.D.
Babylon A.D. (film)
Babylon A.D. is a 2008 science fiction action film based on the novel Babylon Babies by Maurice Georges Dantec. The film was directed by Mathieu Kassovitz and stars Vin Diesel, Mélanie Thierry, Michelle Yeoh and Lambert Wilson...

Mathieu Kassovitz
Mathieu Kassovitz
Mathieu Kassovitz is a French director, screenwriter, producer and actor, best known for his Cannes-winning drama La Haine. Kassovitz is also the founder of MNP Entreprise, a film production company....

Disco Fabien Onteniente
Fabien Onteniente
-Filmography:* 1989 : Bobby et l'aspirateur * 1992 : À la vitesse d'un cheval au galop* 1995 : Tom est tout seul* 1996 : Le Tuteur * 1998 : rève party* 2000 : Jet Set* 2001 : Tel épris * 2002 : 3 zéros...

Asterix at the Olympic Games
Astérix at the Olympic Games (film)
Asterix at the Olympic Games is a French film, adapted from René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo's Astérix comic series. It was filmed essentially in Spain in the course of the year 2006. Its €78 million budget makes it one of the most expensive European movies ever...

Frédéric Forestier
Frédéric Forestier
- Director :* 1993 : Paranoïa * 1997 : État d'urgence* 2002 : Le Boulet - More than 3 million ticket sales in France.* 2005 : Les Parrains - More than 600,000 ticket sales in France....

 and Thomas Langmann
2007 Michou d'Auber Thomas Gilou
La Vie en Rose
La Vie en rose (film)
La Vie En Rose is a 2007 French biographical film about the life of French chanteuse Édith Piaf co-written, and directed by Olivier Dahan. Marion Cotillard stars as Piaf. The title La Vie en Rose comes from Piaf's signature song...

Olivier Dahan
Olivier Dahan
Olivier Dahan is a French film director and screenwriter. His third directed film, La Vie En Rose, was the first French cinema film ever to win two Academy Awards, including its first acting Oscar in the French language.-Biography:...

Paris, je t'aime
Paris, je t'aime
Paris, Je t'aime is a 2006 anthology film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various nationalities. The two-hour film consists of eighteen short films set in different arrondissements...

himself (sequence)
2006 Quand j'étais chanteur
Quand j'étais chanteur
When I Was a Singer is a 2006 French musical romantic drama film starring Gérard Depardieu and Cécile de France. It was written and directed by Xavier Giannoli.-Cast:* Gérard Depardieu as Alain Moreau* Cécile De France as Marion...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Xavier Giannoli
Xavier Giannoli
Xavier Giannoli is a French film director and screenwriter. He has directed nine films since 1993.-Filmography:* Le condamné * Terre sainte * J'aime beaucoup ce que vous faites...

Last Holiday Wayne Wang
Wayne Wang
Wayne Wang is a Chinese American film director.-Biography:Wang was born and raised in Hong Kong, and named after his father's favorite movie star, John Wayne...

2005 Olé! Florence Quentin
The Accursed Kings Josée Dayan
Boudu Gérard Jugnot
Gérard Jugnot
Gérard Jugnot is a French actor, film director, screenwriter and producer.Jugnot was one of the founders of the comedy troupe Le Splendid in the 1970s, along with, among others, his high-school friends Christian Clavier, Thierry Lhermitte, and Michel Blanc...

How Much Do You Love Me?
How Much Do You Love Me?
How Much Do You Love Me? is a 2005 French romantic comedy film written and directed by Bertrand Blier. It was released on 26 October 2005 in France and Belgium, and had a limited United States release on 18 March 2006.-Plot:...

Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier is a French screenwriter and film director.Born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. He is the son of Bernard Blier....

2004 Les temps qui changent
Les temps qui changent
Changing Times is a 2004 French drama film directed by André Téchiné, starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu...

André Téchiné
André Téchiné
André Téchiné , is a French screenwriter and film director. He has had a long and distinguished career that places him among the best post-New Wave French film directors....

RRRrrrr!!!
RRRrrrr!!!
RRRrrrr!!! is a 2004 French comedy film set in 35,000 BC. It features two tribes, the Clean Hairs and the Dirty Hairs, who have been battling for control of shampoo for 800 years. The Dirty Hairs concocts a plan to steal the secret of shampoo, sending someone to infiltrate the enemy...

Alain Chabat
Alain Chabat
Alain Chabat is a French actor and director who appeared in La Cité de la peur, French Twist, The Taste of Others and The Science of Sleep.- Life and career :Chabat was born in Oran, French Algeria. He is Jewish....

36 Quai des Orfèvres
36 Quai des Orfèvres (film)
36 Quai des Orfèvres is a 2004 French film directed by Olivier Marchal and starring Daniel Auteuil and Gérard Depardieu. The film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of Chief of Police while involved in a search for a gang of violent thieves...

Olivier Marchal
Olivier Marchal
Olivier Marchal is a French actor, director, screenwriter, and a former policeman. In 2005, he was nominated for three César Awards , for his film 36 Quai des Orfèvres....

2003 Tais-toi!
Tais-toi!
Tais toi ! is a 2003 French comedy-crime caper film, directed by Francis Veber.-Cast:* Gérard Depardieu as Quentin* Jean Reno as Ruby* Richard Berry as Vernet* André Dussollier as Le Psychiatre prison* Jean-Pierre Malo as Vogel...

Francis Veber
Francis Veber
Francis Paul Veber is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, and theater playwright. Many of his French comedies feature recurring types of characters, named François Pignon and François Perrin...

Nathalie...
Nathalie...
Nathalie... is a 2004 French film directed by Anne Fontaine, and starring Fanny Ardant, Emmanuelle Béart, and Gérard Depardieu. It is distributed by Koch-Lorber Films.-Plot:...

Anne Fontaine
Anne Fontaine (filmmaker)
Anne Fontaine is a filmmaker and screenwriter who used to be an actor. She lives and works in France.Born Fontaine Sibertin-Blanc, sister of actor Jean-Chrétien Sibertin-Blanc, she went as a young child to live in Lisbon, where her father, Antoine Sibertin-Blanc, is a music professor and cathedral...

Bon voyage
Bon Voyage (2003 film)
Bon Voyage is a French film directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau, released 16 April 2003. The film was a critical success due in part to its tight interweaving of various genres, including spy, romance, World War II, and comedy. The film features the first reteaming of stars Isabelle Adjani and Gérard...

Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Jean-Paul Rappeneau is a French film director, screenwriter, and actor.He started out in film as an assistant and screenwriter collaborating with Louis Malle on Zazie dans le metro in 1960 and Vie privee in 1961...

Crime Spree
Crime Spree
Crime Spree is a 2003 film written and directed by Brad Mirman. It stars well known actors Gerard Depardieu and Harvey Keitel as well as french singers Johnny Hallyday and Renaud.- Plot :...

Brad Mirman
Le Pacte Du Silence Graham Guit
2002 A Loving Father
A Loving Father
A Loving Father is a 2002 French film starring Gérard Depardieu, Guillaume Depardieu and Sylvie Testud. It was directed by Jacob Berger.- Plot :...

Jacob Berger
Jacob Berger
Jacob Berger is a Swiss film director and screenwriter. His 1990 film Angels was entered into the 40th Berlin International Film Festival.-Biography:Jacob Berger is of English and Swiss descent, born in Lydney, England, in 1963...

City of Ghosts
City of Ghosts
City of Ghosts is a 2002 drama film co-written, directed by and starring Matt Dillon, about a con artist who must go to Cambodia to collect his share in money collected from an insurance scam...

Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon
Matthew Raymond "Matt" Dillon is an American actor and film director. He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s.- Early life :...

I Am Dina
I Am Dina
I Am Dina is a 2002 Swedish-Norwegian-Danish film directed by Ole Bornedal. It is based on the 1989 book Dinas bok by Herbjørg Wassmo. The movie was one of the most high-profile in Norwegian movie history.-Plot:...

Ole Bornedal
Ole Bornedal
Ole Bornedal is a Danish film director, actor and producer.He wrote and directed Nattevagten , a thriller about a law student who works in a morgue as a night-watchman, and becomes implicated in a series of murders of prostitutes...

Napoléon
Napoléon (miniseries)
Napoleon is a historical miniseries which explored the life of Napoleon Bonaparte. In 2002, it was the most expensive television miniseries in Europe, costing the equivalent of $US46,330,000 to produce. The miniseries covered Napoleon's military successes and failures, including the Battles of...

Yves Simoneau
Yves Simoneau
Yves Simoneau is a Canadian film and television director.-Recognition:His acclaimed 1987 crime drama Pouvoir intime garnered multiple Genie Awards nominations including best direction at the 8th Genie Awards...

Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, originally titled Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre, is a 2002 French-German film based on the comic book Astérix et Cléopatre by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo and a sequel for the 1999 movie Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar. It was the most expensive French...

Alain Chabat
Alain Chabat
Alain Chabat is a French actor and director who appeared in La Cité de la peur, French Twist, The Taste of Others and The Science of Sleep.- Life and career :Chabat was born in Oran, French Algeria. He is Jewish....

2001 Vidocq
Vidocq (2001 film)
Vidocq is a 2001 mystery film, directed by Pitof, starring Gérard Depardieu as historical figure Eugène François Vidocq pursuing a supernatural serial killer...

Pitof
Pitof
Jean-Christophe "Pitof" Comar is a French visual effects supervisor and director notable for Vidocq and Catwoman.-Career:...

CQ
CQ (film)
CQ is a 2001 film written and directed by Roman Coppola. It was screened out of competition at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.It is a homage to 1960s European spy/sci-fi spoofs like Barbarella and Danger: Diabolik and the documentary spoof David Holzman's Diary. The cinematography is done by Robert...

Roman Coppola
Roman Coppola
Roman Coppola is an American film director and music video director.-Early life:Coppola was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, the son of set decorator/artist Eleanor Coppola and Francis Ford Coppola. Coppola was born in the American Hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine while his father was in Paris...

The Closet Francis Veber
Francis Veber
Francis Paul Veber is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, and theater playwright. Many of his French comedies feature recurring types of characters, named François Pignon and François Perrin...

2000 102 Dalmatians
102 Dalmatians
102 Dalmatians is a 2000 live-action film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures and starring Glenn Close as Cruella de Vil. It is the sequel to 101 Dalmatians, a live-action remake of the 1961 Disney animated feature of the same name. In the film, Cruella de Vil attempts to steal puppies for her...

Kevin Lima
Kevin Lima
Kevin Lima is an American film director who has directed a number of Disney films including his debut film A Goofy Movie in 1995, Tarzan, 102 Dalmatians, and Enchanted. He is married to Brenda Chapman, an animation Director at Pixar.-Life and career:Lima studied film and animation at the...

Les Misérables Josée Dayan
The Envy of Gods Vladimir Menshov
Vladimir Menshov
Vladimir Valentinovich Menshov is a Soviet and Russian actor and film director. He is noted for depicting the Russian everyman and working class life in his films. Like many other Russian filmmakers, he studied acting and directing at the state film school VGIK, the world's oldest educational...

Tutto l'amore che c'è
Tutto l'amore che c'è
Tutto l'amore che c'è is a 2000 film by Italian director Sergio Rubini. It stars Damiano Russo, Michele Venitucci and, in a cameo role, Gérard Depardieu.-Synopsis:...

Sergio Rubini
Sergio Rubini
- Biography :He was born in Grumo Appula but soon moved to Rome to study acting. After some roles in theater, he debuted in a feature film with Figlio mio infinitamente caro , which was followed by Desiderando Giulia and Il caso Moro...

Vatel
Vatel (film)
Vatel is a 2000 film based on the life of 17th century French chef François Vatel, directed by Roland Joffé and starring Gérard Depardieu, Uma Thurman, and Tim Roth. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Art Direction - Set Decoration. The film opened the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.-...

Roland Joffé
Roland Joffé
Roland Joffé is an English-French film director who is known for his Oscar nominated movies, The Killing Fields and The Mission. He began his career in television. His early television credits included episodes of Coronation Street and an adaptation of The Stars Look Down for Granada...

Mirka
Mirka (film)
Mirka is a 2000 drama film starring Vanessa Redgrave and Gérard Depardieu. The international co-production was written and directed by Algerian-born filmmaker Rachid Benhadj. Although countries are unnamed, several publications make reference to the film as a document of Bosnian Genocide...

Rachid Benhadj
1999 Asterix & Obelix vs Caesar Claude Zidi
Claude Zidi
Claude Zidi is a French film director and screenwriter who is noted for his mainstream burlesque comedies. Born in Paris, he started as a cameraman and then cinematographer, and made his directorial and screenwriting debut in 1971...

1998 The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo (1998 miniseries)
The Count of Monte Cristo is a French miniseries based on the 1844 novel The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père.-Plot:...

Josée Dayan
The Man in the Iron Mask
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998 film)
The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 British/American historical action film directed, produced, and written by Randall Wallace. It uses characters from Alexandre Dumas' D'Artagnan Romances, and is very loosely adapted from some plot elements of The Vicomte de Bragelonne. It also bears several...

Randall Wallace
Randall Wallace
Randall Wallace is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and songwriter who came to prominence by writing the screenplay for the 1995 film Braveheart. His work on the film earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay and a Writers Guild of America award for Best...

1996 Bogus Norman Jewison
Norman Jewison
Norman Frederick Jewison, CC, O.Ont is a Canadian film director, producer, actor and founder of the Canadian Film Centre. Highlights of his directing career include In the Heat of the Night , The Thomas Crown Affair , Fiddler on the Roof , Jesus Christ Superstar , Moonstruck , The Hurricane and The...

Hamlet Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Charles Branagh is an actor and film director from Northern Ireland. He is best known for directing and starring in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays including Henry V , Much Ado About Nothing , Hamlet Kenneth Charles Branagh is an actor and film director from...

Unhook the Stars
Unhook the Stars
Unhook the Stars is a 1996 drama film starring Gena Rowlands, Marisa Tomei, and Gerard Depardieu. The movie was directed by Nick Cassavetes, son of Gena Rowlands. Rowlands and Tomei both received SAG Award nominations for their performances...

Nick Cassavetes
1995 Les Anges gardiens
Les Anges gardiens
Les Anges gardiens is a 1995 French film directed by Jean-Marie Poiré.-Cast and roles:* Gérard Depardieu - Antoine Carco * Christian Clavier - Father Hervé Tarain...

Jean-Marie Poiré
Jean-Marie Poiré
Jean-Marie Poiré is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is the son of the producer Alain Poiré.-Filmography as director:* Ma femme... s'appelle Maurice Jean-Marie Poiré (born July 10, 1945) is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is the son of the producer...

Élisa Jean Becker
1994 A Pure Formality
A Pure Formality
A Pure Formality is a 1994 thriller film directed and written by Giuseppe Tornatore. It stars Gérard Depardieu as a reclusive writer and Roman Polanski as a police detective.-Plot summary:...

Giuseppe Tornatore
Giuseppe Tornatore
-Life and career:Born in Bagheria near Palermo, Tornatore developed an interest in acting and the theatre from at least the age of 16 and put on works by Luigi Pirandello and Eduardo De Filippo.He worked initially as a freelance photographer...

My Father the Hero
My Father the Hero (1994 film)
My Father the Hero is a 1994 English language remake of the 1991 French film Mon père, ce héros. The remake was directed by Steve Miner and released by Touchstone Pictures.- Plot :...

Steve Miner
Steve Miner
Stephen C. "Steve" Miner is an American film and television director who is also a film producer.Miner was born in Westport, Connecticut. Television programs Miner has directed include The Wonder Years, Jake 2.0, Felicity, Dawson's Creek , and Diagnosis: Murder...

Le Colonel Chabert
Le Colonel Chabert (1994 film)
Le Colonel Chabert is a 1994 film directed by Yves Angelo and starring Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, and Fabrice Luchini...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Yves Angelo
Yves Angelo
Yves Angelo is a French cinematographer and film director. Angelo has won the César Award for Best Cinematography three times: in 1990 for Nocturne indien, in 1992 for Tous les matins du monde, and in 1994 for Germinal....

1993 Germinal
Germinal (1993 film)
Germinal is a 1993 French epic film based on the novel by Émile Zola. It was directed by Claude Berri, and stars Gérard Depardieu, Miou-Miou and Renaud...

Claude Berri
Claude Berri
Claude Berri , born Claude Berel Langmann, was one of the great all-rounders of French cinema: an actor, writer, producer, director and distributor. "Out of my failure as an actor was born my desire to direct. Then my relative failure as a director forced me to become a producer. In order to get my...

1992 Timekeeper Jeff Blyth
1492: Conquest of Paradise
1492: Conquest of Paradise
1492: Conquest of Paradise is an epic 1992 European adventure/drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Roselyne Bosch, which tells the story of the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus and the effect this had on the indigenous people...

Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott
Sir Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. His most famous films include The Duellists , Alien , Blade Runner , Legend , Thelma & Louise , G. I...

1991 Merci la vie
Merci la vie
Merci la vie is a 1991 French film written and directed by Bertrand Blier. It won the César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and was nominated for Best Film, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, Best Writing and Best Editing....

Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier is a French screenwriter and film director.Born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. He is the son of Bernard Blier....

Tous les matins du monde
Tous les matins du monde (film)
Tous les matins du monde is a 1991 French film based on the book of the same name....

Alain Corneau
Alain Corneau
Alain Corneau was a French film director and writer.Corneau was born in Meung-sur-Loire, Loiret. Originally a musician, he worked with Costa-Gavras as an assistant, which was also his first opportunity to work with the actor Yves Montand, with whom he would collaborate three times later in his...

My Father the Hero Gérard Lauzier
Gérard Lauzier
Gérard Lauzier was a French comics author and movie director, best known as one of the leading authors in the more adult-oriented French comics scene of the 1970s and 1980s.-Biography:...

1990 Green Card
Green Card (film)
Green Card is a 1990 romantic comedy film written, produced, directed by Peter Weir and starring Gérard Depardieu and Andie MacDowell. The screenplay focuses on an American woman who enters into a marriage of convenience with a Frenchman so he can obtain a green card and remain in the United...

Peter Weir
Peter Weir
Peter Lindsay Weir, AM is an Australian film director. After playing a leading role in the Australian New Wave cinema with his films such as Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Last Wave and Gallipoli, Weir directed a diverse group of American and international films—many of them major box office...

Uranus
Uranus (1990 film)
Uranus is a 1990 French comedy-drama film with Gérard Depardieu about post-World War II recovery in a small French village, as the controlling French Communist Party tries to dispose of Pétain loyalists....

Claude Berri
Claude Berri
Claude Berri , born Claude Berel Langmann, was one of the great all-rounders of French cinema: an actor, writer, producer, director and distributor. "Out of my failure as an actor was born my desire to direct. Then my relative failure as a director forced me to become a producer. In order to get my...

 and Arlette Langmann
Arlette Langmann
Arlette Langmann is a French screenwriter, film editor and production designer of Jewish decent who was born in Paris. Langmann is best known for her long-running collaborations with her brother Claude Berri, Maurice Pialat, and Philippe Garrel....

Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac (1990 film)
Cyrano de Bergerac is a 1990 French-language film based on the 1897 play of the same name by Edmond Rostand. It was directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau and adapted by Jean-Claude Carrière and Jean-Paul Rappeneau. The English subtitles use Anthony Burgess's translation of the text, which preserves the...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
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Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Jean-Paul Rappeneau is a French film director, screenwriter, and actor.He started out in film as an assistant and screenwriter collaborating with Louis Malle on Zazie dans le metro in 1960 and Vie privee in 1961...

1989 Too Beautiful for You Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
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Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier is a French screenwriter and film director.Born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. He is the son of Bernard Blier....

Le choix des armes Claude Zidi
Claude Zidi
Claude Zidi is a French film director and screenwriter who is noted for his mainstream burlesque comedies. Born in Paris, he started as a cameraman and then cinematographer, and made his directorial and screenwriting debut in 1971...

I Want to Go Home
I Want to Go Home (film)
I Want to Go Home is a 1989 French film directed by Alain Resnais, from a screenplay by Jules Feiffer. It explores the differences between French and American cultural values through a story about a veteran cartoonist who encounters conflicting reactions to his work during a trip abroad.-Plot:Joey...

Alain Resnais
Alain Resnais
Alain Resnais is a French film director whose career has extended over more than six decades. After training as a film editor in the mid-1940s, he went on to direct a number of short films which included Nuit et Brouillard , an influential documentary about the Nazi concentration camps.He began...

1988 Camille Claudel
Camille Claudel (film)
Camille Claudel is a 1988 French film about the life of the 19th century female sculptor Camille Claudel. The movie was based on the book by Reine-Marie Paris, granddaughter of Camille's brother, the poet and diplomat Paul Claudel. It was directed by Bruno Nuytten, co-produced by Isabelle Adjani,...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Bruno Nuytten
Bruno Nuytten
Bruno Nuytten is a French cinematographer turned director.Camille Claudel which was Nuytten's first directorial and screenwriting effort, won the César Award for Best film in 1989. The film starred and was co-produced by Isabelle Adjani, with whom he had a son, Barnabé...

A Strange Place to Meet
A Strange Place to Meet
A Strange Place to Meet is a 1988 French film directed by François Dupeyron, and starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu.-External links:* ***...

François Dupeyron
François Dupeyron
François Dupeyron is a French film director and screenwriter. He has directed 17 films since 1977. His film La chambre des officiers was entered into the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.-Filmography:...

1987 Under the Sun of Satan
Under the Sun of Satan
Under the Sun of Satan is a 1987 French film directed by Maurice Pialat. It is based on the 1926 novel of the same name by Georges Bernanos, and tells the story of a devout priest who becomes involved with a murderess...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Maurice Pialat
Maurice Pialat
Maurice Pialat was a French film director, screenwriter and actor noted for the rigorous and unsentimental style of his films...

1986 Jean de Florette
Jean de Florette
Jean de Florette is a 1986 French historical drama film directed by Claude Berri, based on a novel by Marcel Pagnol. It is part of a duology, and is followed by Manon des Sources. The film takes place in rural Provence, where two local farmers scheme to trick a newcomer out of his newly inherited...

Claude Berri
Claude Berri
Claude Berri , born Claude Berel Langmann, was one of the great all-rounders of French cinema: an actor, writer, producer, director and distributor. "Out of my failure as an actor was born my desire to direct. Then my relative failure as a director forced me to become a producer. In order to get my...

Les Fugitifs Francis Véber
Francis Veber
Francis Paul Veber is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, and theater playwright. Many of his French comedies feature recurring types of characters, named François Pignon and François Perrin...

Tenue de soirée Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier is a French screenwriter and film director.Born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. He is the son of Bernard Blier....

1985 Une Femme ou Deux
Une Femme ou Deux
Une Femme ou Deux is a French film made in 1985. It is a comedy which lasts about 97 mins. It was directed by Daniel Vigne who was also the screenwriter along with Elizabeth Rappeneau....

Daniel Vigne
Police
Police (1985 film)
Police is a 1985 French film, starring Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau and Sandrine Bonnaire. It was directed by Maurice Pialat and written by Catherine Breillat.-Plot:...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Maurice Pialat
Maurice Pialat
Maurice Pialat was a French film director, screenwriter and actor noted for the rigorous and unsentimental style of his films...

1984 Le tartuffe
Le tartuffe
Le tartuffe is a 1984 French comedy film directed by and starring Gérard Depardieu. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.-Cast:* Gérard Depardieu - Tartuffe* François Périer - Orgon* Yveline Ailhaud - Dorine...

Himself
Fort Saganne
Fort Saganne
Fort Saganne is a 1984 French war film directed by Alain Corneau, based on the 1980 novel of the same name by Louis Gardel. It was screened out of competition at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Alain Corneau
Alain Corneau
Alain Corneau was a French film director and writer.Corneau was born in Meung-sur-Loire, Loiret. Originally a musician, he worked with Costa-Gavras as an assistant, which was also his first opportunity to work with the actor Yves Montand, with whom he would collaborate three times later in his...

1983 Les Compères
Les Compères
Les Compères is a 1983 French comedy film written and directed by Francis Veber, and starring Gérard Depardieu, Pierre Richard and Anny Duperey.In 1997, this movie was remade as Fathers' Day in the US.-Plot:...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Francis Veber
Francis Veber
Francis Paul Veber is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, and theater playwright. Many of his French comedies feature recurring types of characters, named François Pignon and François Perrin...

Danton
Danton (1983 film)
Danton is a 1983 French language film depicting the last months of Georges Danton, one of the leaders of the French Revolution. It is an adaptation of the Polish play The Danton Case by Stanislawa Przybyszewska....

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Andrzej Wajda
Andrzej Wajda
Andrzej Wajda is a Polish film director. Recipient of an honorary Oscar, he is possibly the most prominent member of the unofficial "Polish Film School"...

1982 The Return of Martin Guerre
The Return of Martin Guerre
The Return of Martin Guerre is a 1982 French film directed by Daniel Vigne and based on historical events in France during the 16th century. .-Synopsis:...

Daniel Vigne
Le choix des armes
1981 La Chèvre
La Chèvre
La Chèvre is a 1981 French comedy film directed by Francis Veber, starring Pierre Richard and Gérard Depardieu...

Francis Veber
Francis Veber
Francis Paul Veber is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, and theater playwright. Many of his French comedies feature recurring types of characters, named François Pignon and François Perrin...

Le choix des armes Alain Corneau
The Woman Next Door François Truffaut
François Truffaut
François Roland Truffaut was an influential film critic and filmmaker and one of the founders of the French New Wave. In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he remains an icon of the French film industry. He was also a screenwriter, producer, and actor working on over twenty-five...

1980 The Last Metro
The Last Metro
The Last Metro is a 1980 film made by Les Films du Carrosse, written and directed by the French filmmaker François Truffaut, and starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu....

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
François Truffaut
François Truffaut
François Roland Truffaut was an influential film critic and filmmaker and one of the founders of the French New Wave. In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he remains an icon of the French film industry. He was also a screenwriter, producer, and actor working on over twenty-five...

Loulou
Loulou (film)
Loulou is a 1980 French drama film directed by Maurice Pialat. It stars Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Depardieu. For Loulou, Pialat was nominated for the Golden Palm award at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival.-Cast:*Isabelle Huppert as Nelly...

Maurice Pialat
Maurice Pialat
Maurice Pialat was a French film director, screenwriter and actor noted for the rigorous and unsentimental style of his films...

Mon oncle d'Amérique
Mon oncle d'Amérique
Mon oncle d'Amérique is a 1980 French film directed by Alain Resnais.- Plot :The didactic film is built around the ideas of French physician, writer and philosopher Henri Laborit, who plays himself in the film...

Alain Resnais
Alain Resnais
Alain Resnais is a French film director whose career has extended over more than six decades. After training as a film editor in the mid-1940s, he went on to direct a number of short films which included Nuit et Brouillard , an influential documentary about the Nazi concentration camps.He began...

Inspecteur la Bavure Claude Zidi
Claude Zidi
Claude Zidi is a French film director and screenwriter who is noted for his mainstream burlesque comedies. Born in Paris, he started as a cameraman and then cinematographer, and made his directorial and screenwriting debut in 1971...

1979 Traffic Jam
Traffic Jam (film)
Traffic Jam is a 1979 Italian drama film directed by Luigi Comencini. It was entered into the 1979 Cannes Film Festival.-Cast:* Annie Girardot – Irene* Fernando Rey – Carlo* Miou-Miou – Angela* Gérard Depardieu – Franco* Ugo Tognazzi – Professor...

Luigi Comencini
Luigi Comencini
Luigi Comencini was an Italian film director. Together with Dino Risi, Ettore Scola and Mario Monicelli, he was considered among the masters of the commedia all'italiana genre....

Buffet froid
Buffet froid
Buffet froid is a 1979 French film written and directed by Bertrand Blier, starring Gérard Depardieu, Carole Bouquet, Bernard Blier and Jean Carmet. The film is a crime thriller but displays a high degree of black humour as contemporary urban life is depicted as alienating and having a dehumanizing...

Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier is a French screenwriter and film director.Born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. He is the son of Bernard Blier....

1978 The Left-Handed Woman
The Left-Handed Woman
The Left-Handed Woman is a 1978 German drama film directed by Peter Handke. It was entered into the 1978 Cannes Film Festival.-Cast:* Edith Clever as Marianne* Markus Mühleisen as Stefan - Sohn* Bruno Ganz as Bruno* Michael Lonsdale as Kellner...

Peter Handke
Peter Handke
Peter Handke is an avant-garde Austrian novelist and playwright.-Early life:Handke and his mother lived in the Soviet-occupied Pankow district of Berlin from 1944 to 1948 before resettling in Griffen...

Le Sucre Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
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Jacques Rouffio
Jacques Rouffio
Jacques Rouffio is a French film director and screenwriter. His 1986 film My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival.-Filmography as director:...

Bye Bye Monkey
Bye Bye Monkey
Bye Bye Monkey is a 1978 film, directed by Marco Ferreri and starring Gérard Depardieu, Marcello Mastroianni, James Coco and Geraldine Fitzgerald. It is about a man who brings King Kong's orphaned son to the city to raise it. It was filmed in English and shot in Long Island, New York...

Marco Ferreri
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs is a 1978 French romantic comedy film directed by Bertrand Blier. The film received the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 51st Academy Awards. The film had a total of 1,321,087 admissions in France. -Plot:...

Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier is a French screenwriter and film director.Born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. He is the son of Bernard Blier....

1977 Dites-lui que je l'aime
Dites-lui que je l'aime
Dites-lui que je l'aime is a 1977 French film directed by Claude Miller and starring Gérard Depardieu and Miou-Miou...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Claude Miller
Claude Miller
Claude Miller is a French film director, producer and screenwriter.-Career:Claude Miller was born to a Jewish family. A student at Paris' IDHEC film school from 1962 through 1963, Miller had his first practical cinematic experience while he was in uniform, serving with the Service Cinéma de l'Armée...

The Lorry
The Lorry
The Lorry is a 1977 French drama film directed by Marguerite Duras. It was entered into the 1977 Cannes Film Festival....

Marguerite Duras
Marguerite Duras
Marguerite Donnadieu, better known as Marguerite Duras was a French writer and film director.-Background:...

1976 La Dernière femme
La Dernière femme
La Dernière femme is a 1976 French film directed by Marco Ferreri and starring Gérard Depardieu, Ornella Muti, Michel Piccoli, Zouzou and Nathalie Baye.Depardieu received a César nomination for best actor for his role.- Plot :...

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
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Marco Ferreri
1900
1900 (film)
1900 is a 1976 Italian epic film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, starring Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Donald Sutherland, Alida Valli, and Burt Lancaster. Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils...

Bernardo Bertolucci
Bernardo Bertolucci
Bernardo Bertolucci is an Italian film director and screenwriter, whose films include The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, 1900, The Last Emperor and The Dreamers...

Je t'aime... moi non plus
Je t'aime... moi non plus (film)
Je t'aime moi non plus is a 1976 feature film directed by Serge Gainsbourg, starring Jane Birkin, Hugues Quester and Joe Dallesandro, and featuring a cameo by Gérard Depardieu.- Plot introduction :...

Serge Gainsbourg
Serge Gainsbourg
Serge Gainsbourg, born Lucien Ginsburg was a French singer-songwriter, actor and director. Gainsbourg's extremely varied musical style and individuality make him difficult to categorize...

Maîtresse
Maîtresse
Maîtresse is a 1976 French film directed by Barbet Schroeder and starring Bulle Ogier and Gérard Depardieu in an early role.The film provoked controversy in the United Kingdom and the United States because of its graphic depictions of sado-masochistic behaviour, such as nailing a penis into a plank...

Barbet Schroeder
Barbet Schroeder
Barbet Schroeder is a Franco-Swiss movie director and producer who started his career in French cinema in the 1960s, working together with directors such as Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rivette.-Life and career:...

1975 Sept morts sur ordonnance
Sept morts sur ordonnance
Sept morts sur ordonnance is a 1975 French film directed by Jacques Rouffio and starring Michel Piccoli, Gérard Depardieu, Jane Birkin, Marina Vlady and Charles Vanel....

Best Actor
César Award for Best Actor
This is the list of winners and nominees of the César Award for Best Actor .-1970s:-1980s:-1990s:-2000s:-2010s:...

 
Jacques Rouffio
Jacques Rouffio
Jacques Rouffio is a French film director and screenwriter. His 1986 film My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival.-Filmography as director:...

1974 Vincent, François, Paul and the Others
Vincent, François, Paul and the Others
Vincent, François, Paul and the Others is a 1974 French film directed by Claude Sautet based on the novel La grande Marradem by Claude Néron.- Plot :...

Claude Sautet
Claude Sautet
Claude Sautet was a French author and film director.-Biography:Born in Montrouge, Hauts-de-Seine, France, Claude Sautet first studied painting and sculpture before attending a film university in Paris where he began his career and later became a television producer...

Going Places Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier
Bertrand Blier is a French screenwriter and film director.Born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. He is the son of Bernard Blier....

1973 Au rendez-vous de la mort joyeuse
Au rendez-vous de la mort joyeuse
Au rendez-vous de la mort joyeuse is a 1973 horror film directed by Juan Luis Buñuel . It is also known as At the Meeting with Joyous Death and Expulsion of the Devil and Lune lune coquelune...

Juan Luis Buñuel

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