Monday, 10 January 2011


IMDB info: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Director | Writer | Producer
surreal,fantasy yet dark and satirical:one of my favourite directors who greatly inspires my work across all media,


Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a self-taught director who was very quickly interested by cinema, with a predilection for a fantastic cinema where form is as important as the subject. Thus he started directing TV commercials and video clips (such as Julien Clerc in 1984). At the same time he met designer/drawer Marc Caro with whom he made two short animation movies: L'évasion and Le manège
'Delicatessen,'(1991,)'The city of lost children'(1995) and obviously ''Amelie,'
(2001) his most well known film,each explore themes of identity and question how we process the world around us.He creates these fantastical worlds were anything seems possible but also manages to tell very human stories.

On the GQ film webisite,Jeunet is interviewed about his latest film 'Micmacs,'(2009)and mainly ,as quoted,'Jean-Pierre Jeunet on tackling real-life monsters (weapons manufacturers), his mixed critical reception in France and being ripped off by Hollywood.'

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