Director FRANCE

Bruno DUMONT

Bruno DUMONT

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Biography

Bruno Dumont directed his first feature film at the age of thirty-eight: La vie de Jésus (1996), shot in Bailleul, where he was born. This film earned him immediate acclaim: it was selected for the Director's Fortnight, winning a Caméra d'Or Special Mention. Creating demanding, singular and raw works of cinema, Bruno Dumont returned to Cannes in 1999, in Competition, with L'humanité. He was awarded the Grand Prix and a double Best Performance prize for two of the films non-professional actors.
Bruno Dumont moved away from Northern France to shoot Twenty-nine Palms in the Californian desert, a road movie that was selected for the Venice Mostra in 2003. In 2006, Flandres, a harsh film about the devastation caused by war, received the Grand Prix at the Festival de Cannes.

Films presented at Cannes

MA LOUTE SLACK BAY 2016 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue, Film Editor
HORS SATAN 2011 Un Certain Regard Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue
FLANDRES FLANDERS 2006 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue
L'HUMANITE 1999 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue

Awards

FLANDERS
FLANDRES FLANDERS 2006 Grand Prix Director, Script / Dialogue
L'HUMANITE
L'HUMANITE 1999 Grand Prix Director, Script / Dialogue
Film poster
LA VIE DE JÉSUS 1997 Distinction - Caméra d'Or Director
Jury members
President - Caméra d'Or - 2008
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Mathieu AMALRIC

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René CLÉMENT

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