17 July 1944 |
Jean-Claude Brisseau (born 17 July 1944) is a French filmmaker best known for his 2002 film Secret Things ("Choses Secrètes") and his 2006 film The Exterminating Angels ("Les Anges exterminateurs").
His film Céline was nominated for the Golden Bear Award at the 42nd Berlin International Film Festival.
At the Cannes Film Festival, he was awarded the France Culture Award in 2003 for Secret Things; in 1988 he was awarded the Special Award for the Youth.
He was formerly a professor at La Fémis (Paris).