Éric Guirado

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Éric Guirado
Born (1968-09-16) 16 September 1968 (age 50)
Occupationfilm director, screenwriter
Years active1994 – present

Éric Guirado (born 16 September 1968) is a French film director and writer born in Lyon, Rhône.


Éric Guirado started his career as a journalist and his interest in social issues is apparent in the documentary-style of his story-telling. After producing for regional television in France, he directed his first feature film From Heaven (Quand Tu Descendras Du Ciel) in 2003. His most successful film in his home country has been The Grocer's Son (Le Fils de L'Épicier), a dramatic film set in Provence, France. The film was presented as part of the 2007 Namur Francophone Film Festival.

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