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Jean-Claude Brisseau

Film Director / Actor / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 07/17/1944 († 74, 05/11/2019) | Paris (France)
Jean-Claude Brisseau (French: [bʁiso]; 17 July 1944 – 11 May 2019) was a French filmmaker best known for his 2002 film Secret Things ("Choses Secrètes") and his 2006 film The Exterminating Angels ("Les Anges exterminateurs"). His film Céline was nominated for the Golden Bear Award at the 42nd Berlin International Film Festival. At the Cannes Film Festival, he was awarded the France Culture Award in 2003 for Secret Things; in 1988 he was awarded the Special Award for the Youth. In 2002, Brisseau was arrested on charges of sexual harassment after three women came forward accusing him of cajoling them into performing sexual acts on camera by promising them a film role. He was eventually found guilty, fined and given a suspended one-year prison sentence. Brisseau made a semi-autobiographical film in 2006 about this incident, Les Anges Exterminateurs. He was formerly a professor at La Fémis in Paris. Brisseau died in Paris on 11 May 2019 at the age of 74. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Jean-Claude Brisseau

Prix France Culture Cinéma Golden Leopard

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Movies with Jean-Claude Brisseau as Actor(9)

as Michel Deviliers2013 The Girl from Nowhere
as L'Homme sur le Quai de Gare (uncredited)1983 A Brutal Game
as Pierre1978 Médiumnité
as (voice)1967 On Sunday Afternoon

Movies with Jean-Claude Brisseau as Crew(43)

Directing/Director2018 Tempting Devils
Production/Producer2018 Tempting Devils
Writing/Writer2018 Tempting Devils
Directing/Director2014 Des jeunes femmes disparaissent
Directing/Director2013 The Girl from Nowhere
Production/Producer2013 The Girl from Nowhere
Writing/Writer2013 The Girl from Nowhere
Directing/Director2008 To the Adventure
Writing/Screenplay2008 To the Adventure
Directing/Director2006 The Exterminating Angels
Writing/Writer2006 The Exterminating Angels
Directing/Director2002 Secret Things
Writing/Writer2002 Secret Things
Directing/Director2000 Workers for the Good Lord
Production/Delegated Producer2000 Workers for the Good Lord
Writing/Writer2000 Workers for the Good Lord
Directing/Director1994 The Black Angel
Production/Producer1994 The Black Angel
Writing/Writer1994 The Black Angel
Directing/Director1992 Céline
Production/Producer1992 Céline
Writing/Writer1992 Céline
Directing/Director1989 White Wedding
Writing/Writer1989 White Wedding
Directing/Director1988 Sound and Fury
Editing/Editor1988 Sound and Fury
Writing/Writer1988 Sound and Fury
Directing/Director1983 A Brutal Game
Writing/Writer1983 A Brutal Game
Directing/Director1982 Shadows
Writing/Writer1982 Shadows
Directing/Director1978 Life the Way It Is
Writing/Writer1978 Life the Way It Is
Directing/Director1978 Médiumnité
Directing/Director1976 La Croisée des chemins
Directing/Director1968 The Afternoon of a Bored Young Man
Directing/Director1968 Death in the Afternoon
Editing/Editor1968 Death in the Afternoon
Production/Producer1968 Death in the Afternoon
Writing/Writer1968 Death in the Afternoon
Directing/Director1967 On Sunday Afternoon
Writing/Writer1967 On Sunday Afternoon

Citizenship: France
Born: Monday, 07/17 1944 (July) in Paris (France)
Died: Saturday, 05/11 2019 (May) in Paris (aged: 74)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: French (FR, native language)
Jean-Claude Brisseau frequently works together with these people:
Lucien Plazanet (6x, Cast)
Jean Musy (5x, Crew)
Romain Winding (5x, Crew)
Lise Bellynck (4x, Actress)
Bruno Cremer (3x, Actor)
Virginie Legeay (3x, Actress)
Sylvie Richez (3x, Cast)
Wilfrid Sempé (3x, Crew)
Marie Rivière (3x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:87955, Added: 05/26/2018, Last updated: 09/03/2021