Jérôme Salle

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Jérôme Salle
Salle at the premiere of Zulu
Born1971 (age 51–52)
Occupation(s)Film director, screenwriter
Years active1997–present

Jérôme Salle (born 1971) is a French film director and screenwriter.[1]

Salle directed the films Anthony Zimmer, the Belgian comic book adaptation Largo Winch, and its sequel Largo Winch II. His 2013 film Zulu was selected as the closing film at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.[2][3] The film The Tourist (2010), written and directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, was based on Salle's screenplay for Anthony Zimmer and grossed US$278 million worldwide.[4]


Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter
1997 L'Homme idéal Yes
1998 Bob le magnifique Yes Telefilm
2000 Le Jour de Grâce Yes Yes Short film
2000 Le Prince du Pacifique Yes Uncredited
2005 Duplicity Yes
2005 Anthony Zimmer Yes Yes Nominated—César Award for Best First Feature Film
2008 Largo Winch Yes Yes
2011 Largo Winch II Yes Yes
2013 Zulu Yes Yes
2016 The Odyssey Yes Yes
2022 Kompromat Yes Yes


  1. ^ Jérôme Salle at IMDb
  2. ^ "'Zulu' to Close Cannes Film Festival". Variety. Reed Business Information. 12 April 2013. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Orlando Bloom thriller to close Cannes film festival". BBC News. BBC. 12 April 2013. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  4. ^ "The Tourist". Box Office Mozo. Retrieved 20 August 2013.

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