Director FRANCE

Benoît JACQUOT

Benoît JACQUOT
Biography

Benoît Jacquot was born in Paris in 1947. He was the assistant to various directors before making his first film, L'Assassin Musicien in 1975. Fifteen films followed, such as les Enfants du Placard, les Ailes de la Colombe, la Désenchantée, la Fille Seule, le Septième Ciel, Pas de Scandale, Sade, Tosca and Adolphe. He has worked with, among others, actors like Isabelle Huppert, Isabelle Adjani, Virginie Ledoyen, Fabrice Luchini and Daniel Auteuil.
L'Ecole de la Chair was selected in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 1998 and A tout de suite in the Un Certain Regard section in 2004. He has also directed numerous documentaries and features for television, such as Princesse Marie in 2003 with Catherine Deneuve.
In the fall of 2004 he directed "Werther" by Massenet at the Royal Opera in London"s Covent Garden. He is finishing a screenplay based on a novel by Moravia and is preparing the production of Capri 1934.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2005
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