Bertrand Bonello (French: [bɔnɛlo]; born September 11, 1968) is a French film director. His background is in classical music, and he lives between Paris and Montreal.
The Pornographer (2001) won the FIPRESCI prize at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. Tiresia (2003) was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
His work has been associated with the New French Extremity.
His film House of Tolerance, a depiction of daily life in a fin-de-siècle Parisian bordello, premiered In Competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. His 2014 film Saint Laurent was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
- Bernard Stiegler, "Tirésias et la guerre du temps: Autour d'un film de Bertrand Bonello," De la misère symbolique: Tome 1. L'époque hyperindustrielle (Paris: Galilée, 2004): 163–85.