Erick Zonca

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Érick Zonca
Born (1956-09-10) 10 September 1956 (age 60)
Orléans, France
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1993–present

Érick Zonca (born 10 September 1956) is a French film director and screenwriter, best known for his critically acclaimed, award-winning 1998 feature film debut The Dreamlife of Angels. The film won the Best Actress award at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.[1][2]

His first films were the shorts Rives (1992), Eternelles (1995), and Seule (1997). Zonca's second feature was Le Petit Voleur (The Little Thief) (1999). Julia (2008), based on John Cassavetes' 1980 movie Gloria, starred Tilda Swinton and was shot in California and Mexico. White Soldier, a TV movie, came out in 2014. Zonca also made a French road safety PSA dramatic short film in 2015.


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Dreamlife of Angels". Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  2. ^ Élisabeth Busser, Gilles Cohen -Comptes de la Vie Ordinaire 1998 p88 "Prix d'interprétation féminine : attribué ex-aequo à Élodie Bouchez et Natacha Régnier pour leurs rôles dans La Vie rêvée des anges d'Éric Zonca"

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