French film director who has had a varied career in European cinema. Began his career as an actor in the 1973 short film La Soeur du cadre and then turned to writing and directing with the 1976 film L' Assassin musicien (The Musician Killer) which starred Anna Karina.
Over his career he has directed nearly thirty films, the most notable of which to American audiences are La Désenchantée (1990) starring Judith Godrèche and La Fille seule (1995) starring Virginie Ledoyen.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
Benoit Jacquot Facts
|Birthday||February 5, 1947 (74)|