Xavier Beauvois

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Xavier Beauvois
Xavier Beauvois 2011.jpg
Xavier Beauvois in February 2011
Born (1967-03-20) 20 March 1967 (age 48)
Auchel, France
Occupation Actor, film director, screenwriter
Years active 1988–present

Xavier Beauvois (French pronunciation: ​[ɡzavje bovwa]; born 20 March 1967) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter. 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 upcoming film La Rançon de la gloire has been selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice International Film Festival.[6][7]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Chang, Justin (23 May 2010). "'Uncle Boonmee' wins Palme d'Or". Variety. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  3. ^ Hopewell, John; Keslassy, Elsa (22 May 2010). "Int'l critics bestow top honors at Cannes". Variety. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  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. 

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