FRANçOIS OZON (French: ; born 15 November 1967) is a French film director and screenwriter whose films are usually characterized by sharp satirical wit and a freewheeling view on human sexuality.
He has achieved international acclaim for his films
* 1 Life and career * 2 Recurring actors * 3 Awards * 4 Filmography * 5 References * 6 Further reading * 7 External links
LIFE AND CAREER
Ozon was born in
Fassbinder adaptation Gouttes d\'eau sur pierres brûlantes
(2000) came the film which made his name outside France,
In 2003, Swimming Pool , which starred
In 2004 he directed the film
Ozon's first full English-language production Angel starring Romola Garai (I Capture the Castle , Vanity Fair ) was released in early 2007. The film, based on a novel by British writer Elizabeth Taylor , follows the story of a poor girl who climbs Edwardian England's social ladder by becoming a romance writer. The film was shot at Tyntesfield House and Estate near Bristol, at other UK locations and in Belgium.
While filming Angel, Ozon developed a strong friendship with Romola Garai and now calls her his 'muse.'
His film The Refuge had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2009.
On 19 December 2011 he was announced as being on the jury for the
62nd Berlin International Film Festival
His 2013 film
Jeune & Jolie was nominated for the Palme d\'Or at the
2013 Cannes Film Festival
His 2014 film, The New Girlfriend , premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2014.
A number of actors have appeared more than once in Ozon's films. They include :
* Sébastien Charles , who plays the lover of the main character in
Robe d'été has appeared in numerous other Ozon movies (Scènes de
lit/Les puceaux, Sitcom) and choreographed 5x2, 8 femmes, Gouttes
d'eau sur pierres brûlantes and Robe d'été.
* Sasha Hails , who appears Ozon's short films Une rose entre nous
and Regarde la mer (along with her real-life daughter Samantha).
* François Delaive appears in three Ozon's short films Thomas
reconstituté, La petite mort, and in one of the segments of Scènes
* Camille Japy in Le petit mort and Scènes de lit.
* Évelyne Dandry in Sitcom and Potiche.
Marina de Van plays in Sitcom, Regarde la mer and has co-written
Sous le sable and 8 femmes, as well as the poem "Bouche de Saïd" from
Les amants criminels.
Seattle International Film Festival
YEAR TITLE CREDITED AS NOTES
1988 Photo de famille Yes Yes Short film (also as editor and cinematographer)
1988 Les Doigts dans le ventre Yes Yes Short film (also as editor, cinematographer and producer)
1990 Mes parents un jour d'été Yes Yes Short film (also as producer)
1991 Une goutte de sang Yes
1991 Peau contre peau (les risques inutiles) Yes
1991 Le Trou madame Yes
1991 Deux plus un Yes
1992 Thomas reconstitué Yes Yes Short film
1993 Victor Yes Yes Short film
1994 Une rose entre nous Yes Yes Short film (also as actor)
1994 Truth or Dare Yes Yes Short film (also as editor) French Syndicate of Cinema Critics - Best Short Film
1995 Little Death Yes Yes Short film
1995 Jospin s'éclaire Yes
Documentary film (also as editor)
1996 Les Puceaux Yes Yes Short film (aka "Scènes de lit. Les Puceaux")
1996 L'Homme idéal Yes Yes Short film
1997 Regarde la mer Yes Yes Medium-length film
1998 Sitcom Yes Yes
1998 Scènes de lit Yes Yes Short film (also as editor) Avignon Film Festival - Prix Panavision
Water Drops on Burning Rocks
50th Berlin International Film Festival -
Teddy Award for Best
New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival - Best Feature Film
50th Berlin International Film Festival -
Lumières Award for Best Director
52nd Berlin International Film Festival - Berliner Morgenpost
Readers\' Jury Award
52nd Berlin International Film Festival -
2003 Cannes Film Festival
Time to Leave
Valladolid International Film Festival
2006 A Curtain Raiser Yes Yes Short film
2007 Quand la peur dévore l'âme Yes
Short film (also as editor)
In the House
European Film Award for Best
2013 Young ">
* ^ Palmer, Tim "Style and Sensation in the Contemporary French Cinema of the Body", Journal of Film and Video, Fall 2006 Access date: 14 May 2010. * ^ "Berlinale 2012: International Jury". berlinale.de. 2011-12-19. Retrieved 2011-12-21. * ^ "2013 Official Selection". Cannes. 18 April 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2013. * ^ "Winners 2013". European Film Awards . European Film Academy. Retrieved 9 December 2013. * ^ "Toronto film festival 2014 unveils first wave; Little Chaos to close". Screendaily. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
* Asibong, Andrew, François Ozon, Manchester University Press (2008) ISBN 0-7190-7423-1 * Badt, Karin, "Francois Ozon's New Thriller Gains Applause at Cannes Despite Shallowness," Huffington Post (2017). http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/592736c8e4b03296e2d11342 * Cavitch, Max, "Sex After Death: François Ozon's Libidinal Invasions," Screen 48.3 (2007), 313-26 * Padva, Gilad. "Undressed Masculinities and Disrupted Sexualities in Une Robe d'été" in Grandena, Florian and Johnston, Cristina (Eds.). Cinematic Queerness: Gay and Lesbian Hypervisibility in Contemporary Francophone Feature Films, vol. 2 (Modern French Identities 98) (pp. 215–225). Oxford and New York: Peter Lang (2011). * Palmer, Tim, "Style and Sensation in the Contemporary French Cinema of the Body," Journal of Film and Video 58.3 (2006), 22-32 * Rees-Roberts, Nick. French Queer Cinema, Edinburgh University Press (2008) ISBN 0-7486-3418-5 * Schilt, Thibaut. François Ozon, University of Illinois Press (2011) ISBN 0-252-07794-6 * Wende, Johannes (Ed.), François Ozon, edition text + kritik (2016) ISBN 978-3-86916-511-0
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