STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 386 this week

Jean-Pierre Jeunet


Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a self-taught director who was very quickly interested by cinema, with a predilection for a fantastic cinema where form is as important as the subject. Thus he started directing TV commercials and video clips (such as Julien Clerc in 1984). At the same time he met designer/drawer Marc Caro with whom he made two short ... See full bio »

IMDb's 2022 TV Guide

Browse our list of the best series coming to TV and streaming in 2022.

See the full list

6 Sundance Award-Winning Movies to Stream Now

As we prepare for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, here are 6 award-winning Sundance films from recent years you can watch now.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Alien: Resurrection
Thu, Jan 27 2:30 AM PST on BBCA (110)
Alien: Resurrection
Thu, Jan 27 5:30 PM PST on BBCA (110)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 people
created 11 Oct 2015
 
a list of 35 people
created 08 Jan 2021
 
a list of 21 people
created 27 May 2020
 
a list of 28 people
created 18 Dec 2011
 
a list of 37 people
created 02 Jan 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jean-Pierre Jeunet's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

(2004)
Amélie Director
(2001)
Delicatessen Director
(1991)
Micmacs Director
(2009)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (21 credits)
 2017 Gauvain Sers: Pourvu (Music Video)
 2016 Deux escargots s'en vont (Short)
 2015 Casanova (TV Movie)
 2009 Micmacs (as Jean Pierre Jeunet)
 2001 Amélie
 1993 The King of Ads, Part 2 (Documentary) (segment director)
 1993 L'Oeil du cyclone (TV Series documentary short) (segment director - 1 episode)
- Courts de cuisine (1993) ... (segment director)
 1991 Delicatessen
 1989 Things I Like, Things I Don't Like (Short) (as Jean Pierre Jeunet)
 1984 Jean-Michel Jarre: Zoolook (Music Video)
 1981 Le manège (Short)
 1978 L'évasion (Short)
Show Show Writer (13 credits)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Editor (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (2 credits)
Show Show Animation department (1 credit)
Show Show Casting department (1 credit)
Show Show Costume designer (1 credit)
Show Show Set decorator (1 credit)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (49 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed the music video for Claudia Phillips' "Souvenez-vous de Nous" (1988). See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jean Pierre Jeunet | Jean-Pierre Jeunett

Spouse:

Liza Sullivan
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I got something pretty rare: American power and a lot of money to distribute the film [A Very Long Engagement (2004)] worldwide. I can tell you politicians from right to left are so proud of the film, actors, technicians, everybody except the independent French producers who campaigned against it. But, you know we live in a capitalist world where the only thing is to earn money. They want to get ... See more »

Trivia:

Spoke hardly any English when he made his American debut, Alien: Resurrection (1997). He had translators on the set at all times to interact with the cast and crew. Years later, he had learned enough English to record an English director's commentary for the movie, together with Sigourney Weaver. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses wide camera angles See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed