Xavier Beauvois

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Xavier Beauvois
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Xavier Beauvois in February 2011
Born (1967-03-20) 20 March 1967 (age 49)
Auchel, France
Occupation Actor, film director, screenwriter
Years active 1988–present
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Xavier Beauvois (French: [ɡzavje bovwa]; born 20 March 1967) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter.

Career[edit]

His film Don't Forget You're Going to Die was entered into the 1995 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Jury Prize.[1]

His film Of Gods and Men received the Grand Prix and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.[2][3] The film was also selected as France's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards,[4] but it did not make the final shortlist.[5]

His 2014 film La Rançon de la gloire was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice International Film Festival.[6][7]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to film editor Marie-Julie Maille. They have two sons, Arthur, who was born in August 1992, and Antoine, born May 1996.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter Actor
1986 Le Matou Yes Yes Short film
1988 Daniel endormi Yes Short film
1991 Nord Yes Yes Yes Montreal World Film Festival - Jury Prize
Montreal World Film Festival - First Film Prize
Montreal World Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize
Nominated—César Award for Best First Feature Film
Nominated—César Award for Most Promising Actor
Nominated—European Film Award for Best Film
Nominated—European Film Award for European Discovery of the Year
1991 Le Ciel de Paris Yes
1994 Aux petits bonheurs Yes
1994 Lovers Yes
1995 Don't Forget You're Going to Die Yes Yes Yes Cannes Film Festival - Jury Prize
Gijón International Film Festival - Special Jury Award
Prix Jean Vigo
1996 Ponette Yes
1997 Day and Night Yes
1998 Disparus Yes
1999 Night Wind Yes Yes
1999 Les Infortunes de la beauté Yes Uncredited
2000 To Matthieu Yes Yes Nominated—Venice Film Festival - Golden Lion
2000 João Mata Sete Yes Yes
2004 Arsène Lupin Yes
2005 The Young Lieutenant Yes Yes Yes Venice Film Festival - Europa Cinemas Label
Nominated—César Award for Best Film
Nominated—César Award for Best Director
Nominated—César Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated—Globes de Cristal Award for Best Film
2006 Bad Faith Yes Uncredited
2007 The Witnesses Yes
2007 24 Bars Yes
2007 Le Tueur Yes
2008 Female Agents Yes
2008 Disco Yes
2008 Marie-Octobre Yes Telefilm
2009 Notre ami Chopin Yes Yes Short film
2009 Duel en ville Yes Telefilm
2009 Villa Amalia Yes
2009 À bicyclette Yes Short film
2009 Deux Yes Short film
2010 The Chameleon Yes
2010 Rendez-vous avec un ange Yes
2010 Of Gods and Men Yes Yes Cannes Film Festival - Grand Prix
Cannes Film Festival - Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
César Award for Best Film
Christopher Award for Feature Film
Cinema Mundi International Film Festival - Best Film
French Syndicate of Cinema Critics - Best French Film
London Film Critics' Circle Award for Foreign Language Film of the Year
Lumières Award for Best Film
National Board of Review Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Palm Springs International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize
Silver Condor Award for Best Foreign Film
Nominated—Amanda Award for Best Foreign Feature Film
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language
Nominated—Bodil Award for Best Non-American Film
Nominated—César Award for Best Director
Nominated—César Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated—European Film Award for Best Film
Nominated—Globes de Cristal Award for Best Film
Nominated—Lumières Award for Best Director
Nominated—Nastro d'Argento for Best European Director
Nominated—Robert Award for Best Non-American Film
Nominated—Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film
2011 House of Tolerance Yes
2011 Early One Morning Yes
2012 Farewell, My Queen Yes
2012 Au galop Yes
2012 Quand je serai petit Yes
2013 Turf Yes
2013 A Castle in Italy Yes
2013 Love Is the Perfect Crime Yes
2014 Bodybuilder Yes
2014 The Price of Fame Yes Yes Yes Nominated—Venice Film Festival - Golden Lion
2016 Chocolat Yes
2016 The End Yes
2017 Les Gardiennes Yes Yes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 8 March 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Chang, Justin (23 May 2010). "'Uncle Boonmee' wins Palme d'Or". Variety. Retrieved 8 September 2010. 
  3. ^ Hopewell, John; Keslassy, Elsa (22 May 2010). "Int'l critics bestow top honors at Cannes". Variety. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "65 Countries Enter Race for 2010 Foreign Language Film Oscar". oscars.org. Retrieved 16 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "9 Foreign Language Films Continue to Oscar Race". oscars.org. Retrieved 19 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "International competition of feature films". Venice. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "Venice Film Festival Lineup Announced". Deadline. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  8. ^ "Mes dates clés, par Xavier Beauvois". Libération. 

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