Stéphane Brizé

Stéphane Brizé

Stéphane Brizé in 2013
Born (1966-10-18) 18 October 1966
Rennes, France
Occupation Film director, producer, screenwriter, actor
Years active 1993–present

Stéphane Brizé (born 18 October 1966) is a French film director, producer, screenwriter and actor.[1][2][3]

Life and career

Stéphane Brizé was born on 18 October 1966 in Rennes, France.[1][2] He attended a University Institutes of Technology and moved to Paris, where he started his career in theater and television, before moving on to short films and feature films.[1][2] His 2015 film The Measure of a Man was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[4]


Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter Actor Role
1993 Bleu dommage Yes Yes Yes Short film
1995 Au petit Marguery Yes L'interne
1995 Ada sait pas dire non Yes Le premier marchand de glaces Short film
1996 L'Œil qui traîne Yes Yes Short film
1999 Our Happy Lives Yes Marco
1999 Le Premier Pas Yes Short film
1999 Le Bleu des villes Yes Yes Prix Michel d'Ornano (Deauville American Film Festival)
Youth Jury Emile Cantillon Award - Honorable Mention (Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur)
2005 Not Here to Be Loved Yes Yes CEC Award for Best Film (San Sebastián International Film Festival)
2006 Entre adultes Yes Yes Also as associate producer
2008 The New Protocol Yes Gilbert Vasseur
2009 Mademoiselle Chambon Yes Yes César Award for Best Adaptation
FIPRESCI Prize (29th International Istanbul Film Festival)
Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film
2012 A Few Hours of Spring Yes Yes Nominated—César Award for Best Director
Nominated—César Award for Best Original Screenplay
2015 The Measure of a Man Yes Yes Also as associate producer
Cannes Film Festival - Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (special mention)
Nominated—Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
Nominated—César Award for Best Film
Nominated—César Award for Best Director
Nominated—Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated—Louis Delluc Prize for Best Film
2016 A Woman's Life Yes Yes


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