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[]

Year Film Notes
1997 Alien Resurrection Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Director


Year Title Notes
1991 Delicatessen With Dominique Pinon
1995 The City of Lost Children With Ron Perlman and Dominique Pinon
1997 Alien Resurrection
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

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