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Jean-Jacques Beineix

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Biography

Paris, France
A rabid movie fan when he was young, Jean-Jacques Beineix first studied medicine before entering the movie business. During the seventies, he became an established assistant director, working with Claude Berri, René Clément, Claude Zidi and even Jerry Lewis. But, like many assistants, Beineix's ultimate dream was to direct. He had a pass at it in 1977 with the short Mr. Michel's Dog (1977). A promising debut, it won the first price at Trouville Festival and earned a César nomination for best short film (fiction). Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

L'hebdo cinéma 2005

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Character: Himself

20h10 pétantes 2003

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Character: Himself

+ de cinéma 2001

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Character: Himself - César de la meilleure première oeuvre

7ème nuit des Césars 0

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Directing

Writing