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Bertrand Tavernier

Bertrand Tavernier
Tavernier in March 2010
Born (1941-04-25) 25 April 1941
Lyon, France
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor

Bertrand Tavernier (born 25 April 1941) is a French director, screenwriter, actor and producer.[1]

Contents

  • Life and career 1
  • Filmography 2
    • Director 2.1
    • Screenwriter 2.2
    • Producer 2.3
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Life and career

Tavernier was born in Lyon, the son of Geneviève (née Dumond) and René Tavernier, a publicist and writer, several years president of the French OCI between 1973 and 1975, and was particularly struck by the writing of Leon Trotsky.[3] The first film director with whom he worked was Jean-Pierre Melville. Later, his first film (The Clockmaker, 1974) won the Prix Louis Delluc and the Silver Bear – Special Jury Prize award at the 24th Berlin International Film Festival.[4]

His early work was dominated by mysteries, but his later work is characterized by a more overt social commentary, highlighting his left-wing views (Life and Nothing But, Capitaine Conan) and presenting a critical picture of contemporary French society (Ça commence aujourd'hui, Histoires de vies brisées : les double-peine de Lyon).

He won the BAFTA for best film in a language other than English in 1990 for Life and Nothing But and a total of four César Awards.[5]

In 1995, his film L'Appât won the Golden Bear Award at the 45th Berlin International Film Festival.[6] Four years later, his film It All Starts Today won an Honourable Mention at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival.[7]

His film The Princess of Montpensier competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.[8]

Tavernier was married to screenwriter Claudine (Colo) O'Hagen from 1965 to 1980. They have two children. Their son, Nils Tavernier (born 1 September 1965), works as both a director and actor. Their daughter, Tiffany Tavernier (born in 1967), is a novelist, screenwriter and assistant director.

Filmography

Director

Screenwriter

  • Que la fête commence (1974), directed by Bertrand Tavernier, Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort
  • Des enfants gâtés (1977), directed by Bertrand Tavernier, with Michel Piccoli, Michel Aumont
  • Coup de torchon (1981), directed by Bertrand Tavernier, with Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert
  • Un dimanche à la campagne (1983), directed by Bertrand Tavernier, with Sabine Azéma, Louis Ducreux
  • La Trace (The Trace) (1983) by Bernard Favre with Robin Renucci, Richard Berry
  • Autour de minuit (Round Midnight) (1985) by Bertrand Tavernier with Lonette McKee, François Cluzet
  • Daddy Nostalgie (1990) by Bertrand Tavernier with Dirk Bogarde, Jane Birkin
  • L.627 (1991) by Bertrand Tavernier with Didier Bezace, Jean-Roger Milo
  • L'Appât (1995) by Bertrand Tavernier with Marie Gillain, Olivier Sitruk
  • Ca commence aujourd'hui (1998) by Bertrand Tavernier with Philippe Torreton, Maria Pitarresi
  • Mon père, il m'a sauvé la vie (2000) by José Giovanni with Bruno Crémer, Vincent Lecoeur
  • Laissez-passer (2001) de Bertrand Tavernier with Jacques Gamblin, Denis Podalydès Directeur

Producer

References

  1. ^  
  2. ^ "Filmreference.com". 10 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Bertrand Tavernier speaks with the WSWS". World Socialist Web Site. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Berlinale 1974: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 3 July 2010. 
  5. ^ Awards for Bertrand Tavernier at the Internet Movie Database
  6. ^ "Berlinale: 1995 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  7. ^ "Berlinale: 1999 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Hollywood Reporter: Cannes Lineup". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 16 April 2010. 

External links

  • Bertrand Tavernier at the Internet Movie Database
  • Senses of Cinema: Great Directors Critical Database
  • Emily Zants (1999). "Bertrand Tavernier: Fractured Narrative and Bourgeois Values", The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Lanham, MD, and London. The Table of Contents and Introductory Chapter
  • An interview with Bertrand Tavernier: "My job is to dream and invent, and out of this produce something that will change the world"
  • World Socialist Web SiteBertrand Tavernier speaks with the
  • An interview with Bertrand Tavernier on his film The Princess of Montpensier at subtitledonline.com
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