Jean-Jacques Annaud Overview

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Born: October 01, 1943

Born in Draveil, south of Paris, France, Annaud attended the prestigious L'Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographiques. He graduated at the age of 20 and quickly achieved success directing commercials. Two years later he was sent to the French Cameroons as an Army Film Director by the National Service. While in Africa, he trained locals to make their own movies while working on a series of educational films for the natives. The experience convinced him to film his first feature,... See All

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