until the opening
of the Festival de Cannes 2019
Director FRANCE

Patrice LECONTE

Patrice LECONTE
Biography

SHORT BIOGRAPHY:

Born November 12, 1947, in Paris.

Childhood and adolescence in Tours.

1968/1969: IDHEC (Institute of High Cinematographic Studies) in Paris.

From 1970 to 1975: collaborates on the magazine PILOTE as screenwriter and cartoonist.

In parallel, directs about twenty shorts.

1975: directs first feature film.

SELECTIVE FILMOGRAPHY:

1978 : French Fried Vacation
1979 : Les Bronzés font du ski
1986 : Tandem
1989 : Monsieur Hire
1990 : The Hairdresser's Husband (Prix Louis Delluc 1990)
1996 : Ridicule (César award for best film eand best Director)
1999 : The Girl on the Bridge
2000 : The Widow of Saint-Pierre
2002 : The Man on the Train
2004 : Intimate Strangers
2004 : Dogora
2006 : Les Bronzés 3 - Amis pour la vie
2006 : Mon meilleur ami

Films presented at Cannes

LE MAGASIN DES SUICIDES THE SUICIDE SHOP 2012 Cannes Junior Director, Script / Dialogue
LE BATTEUR DU BOLÉRO 1992 Out of Competition Director, Script / Dialogue
MONSIEUR HIRE 1989 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2006
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Directors

Agnès VARDA

Agnès VARDA

Director
Bo WIDERBERG

Bo WIDERBERG

Director
Bruce BERESFORD

Bruce BERESFORD

Costa GAVRAS

Costa GAVRAS

KORE-EDA Hirokazu

KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Director
Jean-Stéphane SAUVAIRE

Jean-Stéphane SAUVAIRE

Karoly MAKK

Karoly MAKK

Director
Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

Director
Shane BLACK

Shane BLACK

Director
Xavier DOLAN

Xavier DOLAN

Director
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