Laurent Bécue-Renard is a French director and producer.
In 1995 and 1996, while living in Sarajevo during the siege, he served as editor-in-chief of the magazine “Sarajevo Online” and published a series of short stories called “The Sarajevo Chronicles.”
After the conflict, he began exploring war’s enduring impact on three widows at a rural therapy center. The documentary he wrote, directed, and produced about them, “War-Wearied” (“De guerre lasses”), screened at dozens of festivals and received the Berlin International Film Festival’s Peace Film Award, among others.
Shifting focus to young men returning from battles in faraway lands, Bécue-Renard continues this exploration of war’s psychological aftermath with “Of Men and War,” the second volume of his “Genealogy of Anger” trilogy.
Films presented at Cannes