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Jean-Paul Rappenaeu

Jean-Paul Rappenaeu

A critically-acclaimed filmmaker for over four decades, the award winning writer and director is best known to US audiences from his widely acclaimed film Cyrano de Bergerac with Gerard Depardieu. The film received many accolades throughout the world, including five Oscar nominations and one win for Best Costume Design, and also took home 10 Cesar Awards, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor.

Other films include The Horseman on the Roof with Juliette Binoche, All Fired Up with Yves Montand, Isabelle Adjani and Lauren Hutton, The Savage with Yves Montand and Catherine Deneuve, The Swashbuckler with Jean-Paul Belmondo and Marlène Jobert, and That Man From Rio with Jean-Paul Belmondo. PATRICK MODIANO - WRITER The author of more than 50 novels and books, Patrick Modiano has a keen appreciation for history and was deeply dedicated to working on this project with Jean-Paul Rappeneau.

Nominated for a BAFTA award for his screenplay for Lacombe Lucien, Modiano has worked with some of the most famous directors of French cinema, including Louis Malle, Patrice LeConte and Claude Chabrol.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Jean-Paul Rappenaeu Facts

OccupationDirector, Writer
BirthdayApril 8, 1932 (91)
BirthplaceAuxerre, France

Selected Filmography

Not available.