Jean-Pierre Jeunet (born September 3, 1953) is an Academy Award-nominated French film director and screenwriter who directed the 1997 film Alien Resurrection. Other notable films Jeunet has directed include The City of Lost Children (1995), Amélie (2001) and A Very Long Engagement (2004).
Jeunet has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing (for Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain) and has won a BAFTA. For his work on Alien Resurrection, he was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Director. Notably, Jeunet has cast actor Dominique Pinon in every one of his films.
Awards and Nominations
|1997||Alien Resurrection||Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Director|
|1991||Delicatessen||With Dominique Pinon|
|1995||The City of Lost Children||With Ron Perlman and Dominique Pinon|
|2001||Amélie||With Dominique Pinon|
|2004||A Very Long Engagement||With Dominique Pinon|
|2009||Micmacs||With Dominique Pinon|
|2013||The Young and T.S. Prodigious Spivet||With Dominique Pinon|