Jean-Pierre Jeunet Overview

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Born: September 03, 1953

Starting his filmmaking career creating ads, music videos and shorts, internationally acclaimed director Jean-Pierre Jeunet was born in Roanne, France. The self-taught director, a passionate follower of comics and cartoons, was inspired by the works of Tex Avery, Marcel Carné and Jacques Prévert. Jeunet started working on animated shorts with fellow director/writer Marc Caro. The two continued a partnership lasting over 15 years and produced such shorts as L'Evasion (1978), Le Manège (1980... See All


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