Jean-Pierre Améris

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Jean-Pierre Améris
Jean-Pierre Améris Cabourg 2011.jpg
Améris at the 2011 Cabourg Film Festival
Born (1961-07-26) 26 July 1961 (age 58)
Lyon, France
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1993—present

Jean-Pierre Améris (born 26 July 1961) is a French film director and screenwriter. His film Lightweight was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter
1988 Interim Yes Yes Short film
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival - Grand Prix
1994 Le Bateau de mariage Yes Yes
1994 Le Braqueur solitaire Yes TV series
1996 Les Aveux de l'innocent Yes Yes 1996 Cannes Film Festival - Mercedes-Benz Award
1996 Cannes Film Festival - Award of the Youth for Best French Film
1997 Tous nos voeux de bonheur Yes Yes Short film
1997 Madame Dubois - Hôtel Bellevue Yes Telefilm
1998 Combats de femme Yes TV series
1999 Bad Company Yes Santa Barbara International Film Festival - World Prism Award
2001 C'est la vie Yes Yes San Sebastián International Film Festival - Silver Shell for Best Director
San Sebastián International Film Festival - Solidarity Award
2004 Lightweight Yes Yes Nominated—2004 Cannes Film Festival - Prix Un certain regard
2006 Call Me Elisabeth Yes Yes
2007 Maman est folle Yes Yes Telefilm
2010 Romantics Anonymous Yes Yes Magritte Award for Best Foreign Film in Coproduction
2012 The Man Who Laughs Yes Yes
2012 La Joie de vivre Yes Yes Telefilm
2014 Marie's Story Yes Yes Locarno International Film Festival - Variety Piazza Grande Award
Mill Valley Film Festival - Audience Award for Favourite World Feature (2nd place)
Wisconsin Film Festival - Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
2015 Une famille à louer Yes Yes
2018 I Feel Better Yes Yes


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Lightweight". Retrieved 3 December 2009.

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