Swishbig asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 9 years ago

Famous French Film Makers?

What are some famous and well know French film makers either in Hollywood or just very famous in France? Must be from France! Thanks!

Update:

Also, they could be film makers in history that have past away.....

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  • 9 years ago
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    in no particular order...

    François Truffaut

    Jean Luc Godard

    Jean Cocteau

    Jean Renoir

    Claude Chabrol

    Robert Bresson

    Éric Rohmer

    Chris Marker

    Jean Vigo

    Jacques Tati

    also - Michel Gondry - who directed

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Louis Malle did some Hollywood films, and was married to Candice Bergen

    Source(s): Please read up on Cahiers du cinéma. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cahiers_du_Cin%C3%A9m...
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  • Rg4
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    9 years ago

    François Truffaut (best ever IMO) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Truffau...

    Jean Renoir

    Jean Luc Goddard

    Jean-Jaques Beineix

    Luke Besson

    Francois Ozon

    Jean Cocteau

    Claude Sautet

    Eric Rohmer

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  • 9 years ago

    My favorite one is Francis Veber.

    His films are Les fugitifs, ComDads, La chèvre, The Toy and much more, these are just my favorite movies.

    And also Claude Lelouch , one of his famous films is "A Man and a Woman"

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