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Eric Valette

Eric Valette makes his U.S. and English-language feature film debut with One Missed Call. The critically acclaimed, award-winning French director came to the attention of critics and audiences worldwide with his first feature, Maléfique. The film won awards at the Fant Asia Film Festival and the Gerandmer Film Festival.

Valette's previous French film work includes the shorts Degustation; Samedi, Dimanche et aussi Lundi (aka Saturday, Sunday and Monday), for which he won the Prix Panavision Award at the Avignon Film Festival, the Best Short Award at the Cognac Festival du Film Policier, and Le Roger Award for Best Short – France at the Avignon/New York Film Festival; and Il est difficile de tuer queiqu'un, meme un Lundi, for which he won the Best European Short Film Award at the Cinenygma- Luxembourg International Film Festival. In addition, Valette has appeared as an actor in the short film Entre quatre murs, and as himself in the short film J'etais.

For French television, he most recently wrote and directed Sable Noir, an episode of Corps estranger. His previous television credits include several episodes of Redoutables, Les, an episode of Chambre n' 13, and several episodes of Guignois de l'info, Les.

Valette was born and reared in Toulouse, France and is a graduate of The University of Toulouse's film school.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Eric Valette Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter

Selected Filmography

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