Jacques Audiard ( French: ; born 30 April 1952) is a [ʒak odjaʁ] French film director and screenwriter; and the son of Michel Audiard, also a notable screenwriter and film director.
He won twice both the
César Award for Best Film and the BAFTA Award for Best Film not in the English Language, in 2005 for and in 2010 for The Beat That My Heart Skipped . He also won the A Prophet Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival. His film competed for the Rust and Bone Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. [1 ] [2 ]
His 2015 film
won the Dheepan Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. [3 ] [4 ]
Life and career [ edit ]
Audiard was born in
Paris. At the beginning of the 1980s he successfully began screenwriting, including Réveillon chez Bob! and Mortelle randonnée, Baxter, Fréquence Meurtre and Saxo.
In 1994, he directed the film
Regarde les hommes tomber, a road movie with Mathieu Kassovitz and Jean-Louis Trintignant. The film won the César Award for the best first film and the prix Georges-Sadoul. Two years later he reunited with Mathieu Kassovitz and Jean-Louis Trintignant on his second movie Un héros très discret adapted from the eponymous novel by Jean-François Deniau.
His fourth movie,
, received 10 nominations at the De battre mon cœur s'est arrêté Césars and won eight, among them the awards for best film, best director, best screenplay, best film music, and best cinematography.
He also released some music videos, among them
Comme elle vient by Noir Désir where all the actors were deaf-mute and interpret the lyrics of the song in sign language. The beginning of the feature (a sequence with subtitles) created a minor scandal. It displayed three women discussing politics who come to the conclusion that "it is better to be deaf than to listen to that".
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