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Jean-Jacques Annaud

Jean-Jacques Annaud is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, best known for directing Quest for Fire (1981), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Lover (1992), Seven Years in Tibet (1997) and Wolf Totem (2015). Annaud has received numerous awards for his work, including four César Awards, one David di Donatello Award, and one National ... See full bio »
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 2015 Wolf Totem
 2011/II Day of the Falcon
 2004 Two Brothers
 1993 The King of Ads (Documentary) (segments "Hertz commercial, " "Kelton commercial, ", "Ford Escort Manhattan")
 1992 The Lover
 1988 The Bear
 1979 Coup de tête
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Directed commercials for coffee Carte Noir and for drink Perrier.

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The crew of "Quest for Fire" was international, and things went fine. The way I feel, I feel very French, but also I feel very good about being in America. Probably it's because I feel so French that I don't feel anything wrong about being different but rather love the experience. I think you may hate America when you don't speak the language, you don't understand the people, and you feel bad ... See more »


He was sent to the French Cameroons as an Army Film Director by the National Service. During this period he trained locals to make their own movies while working on a series of educational films for the natives. See more »


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