Laurent Cantet

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Laurent Cantet
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Born (1961-06-15) June 15, 1961 (age 53)
Melle, Deux-Sèvres, France
Occupation Film director, screenwriter

Laurent Cantet (French: [kɑ̃tɛ]) is a French director, born on June 15, 1961 at Melle, Deux-Sèvres.[1][2] His parents were schoolteachers in Ardilleux.

His film L'Emploi du temps was placed at 99 on Slant Magazine's best films of the 2000s,[3] number 9 of The Guardian's Best Films of the Noughties,[4] and number 11 at The AV Club's top 50 films of the 00s.[5]

On 25 May 2008, he received the Palme d'Or at the Festival de Cannes 2008, for the movie Entre les murs.[6][7]

Filmography[edit]

As director[edit]

As screenwriter[edit]

As cinematographer[edit]

Awards[edit]

César[edit]

European Film Awards[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

  • 2008 : Nominated, Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for The Class (Entre Les Murs).

References[edit]

  1. ^ The New York Times
  2. ^ The New York Times
  3. ^ "Best of the Aughts: Film". Slant Magazine. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  4. ^ "100 Best Films of the Noughties". The Guardian (London). 17 December 2009. Retrieved December 20, 2010. 
  5. ^ "The best films of the 00s". The AV Club. Retrieved October 8, 2011. 
  6. ^ The New York Times
  7. ^ The New York Times

External links[edit]

This article incorporates information from the revision as of 24 July 2007 of the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.