Mathieu Demy

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Mathieu Demy (2012)

Mathieu Demy (born October 15, 1972 in Paris , France ) is a French actor , film director and screenwriter .


Mathieu Demy is the son of Agnès Varda and Jacques Demy . His half-sister is the costume designer Rosalie Varda . He made his acting debut in 1977 in the drama One Sings, The Other Doesn't, directed by his mother . After he starred again in a film by his mother with Human Faces in 1981 , he played a leading role for the first time with the portrayal of Julien in the drama Die Zeit mit Julien, again staged by his mother . Since then he has been able to establish himself as an actor with films such as One Hundred and One Nights , When We Grow Up and, most recently, the award-winning tomboy .

Since his directorial debut with the short film Le plafond , for which he also wrote the screenplay, he has directed several short films and made his debut in 2011 with the drama Americano as a director for feature films. Since 2015 he has been involved as a director in the series Bureau of Legends .

Filmography (selection)

  • 1977: One sings, the other doesn't (L'une chante, l'autre pas)
  • 1981: Human Faces (Documenteur)
  • 1987: The time with Julien (Kung-fu master!)
  • 1993: In the open air (À la belle étoile)
  • 1995: The Dreyfus Affair (L'affaire Dreyfus)
  • 1995: One Hundred and One Nights (Les Cent et Une Nuits de Simon Cinéma)
  • 1997: Frank - Everything you always wanted to know about marriage fraud (Arlette)
  • 1998: My friend Rachid (Mon copain Rachid)
  • 2000: Café in Flames (Le détour)
  • 2000: When we grow up (Quand on sera grand)
  • 2001: Incredible (Dieu est grand, je suis toute petite)
  • 2003: Mister V. - horse without rider (Mister V.)
  • 2003: Our dear little ones (Nos enfants chéris)
  • 2004: Silent Hunt (Le silence)
  • 2008: La fille du RER
  • 2010: Student, 19, looking for ... (Mes chères études)
  • 2011: Americano
  • 2011: Tomboy
  • since 2015: Bureau of Legends (Le Bureau des Légends , TV series)

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