both wrote and directed L'AUBERGE ESPAGNOLE, a runaway box-office hit in France and an award winner at festivals across the globe, ultimately garnering France's Oscar equivalent, the César, in the category of Best Female Newcomer for Cécile De France
and receiving five César nominations including Best Film, Best Director, Best Writing, Best Editing and Best Supporting Actress for Judith Godrèche. Klapisch has won one Cesar - Best Writing for UN AIR DE FAMILLE - and received a total of eight César nominations including Best Director and Best Film for UN AIR DE FAMILLE, Best First Work for RIENS DU TOUT and Best Short Film for CE QUI ME MEUT. He won a Lumiére Award for Best Screenplay for last year's EMBRASSEZ QUI VOUS VOUDREZ.
Klapisch's additional filmography as a writer and director includes : NI POUR, NI CONTRE, PEUT-ÊTRE, LE RAMONEUR DES LILAS, CHACUN CHERCHE SON CHAT and LE PERIL JEUNE. Klapisch helmed but did not pen the following: LUMIÈRE ET COMPAGNIE, 3000 SCENARIOS CONTRE UN VIRUS, POISSON ROUGE.
As he did in L'AUBERGE ESPAGNOLE, Klapisch often casts himself into a bit part in his films. His actor filmography includes: NI POUR, NI CONTRE, UN JOUR DANS LA VIE DU CINEMA FRANÇAIS, PEUT-ÊTRE, LILA LILI, UN AIR DE FAMILLE, LE PERIL JEUNE, RIENS DU TOUT.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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