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Bertrand Bonello

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Bertrand Bonello
Bonello in 2019
Born (1968-09-11) 11 September 1968 (age 55)
Nice, France
  • Film director
  • screenwriter
  • producer
  • composer
  • actor
Years active1996–present

Bertrand Bonello (born 11 September 1968) is a French movie director, screenwriter, producer, composer and actor.[1]

His 2001 film The Pornographer won the FIPRESCI award at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.[2] Tiresia (2003) was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.[3]

His 2011 film House of Tolerance, a depiction of daily life in a fin-de-siècle Parisian bordello, premiered In Competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.[4]

His 2014 film Saint Laurent competed for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.[5] The film was also selected as France's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards.[6]


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Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter Composer Producer Actor Role
1996 Who I Am Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Pylade Short film
1998 Something Organic Yes Yes Yes
2001 The Pornographer Yes Yes Yes
2002 The Adventures of James and David Yes Yes Yes Short film
2003 Tiresia Yes Yes
Lapin intégral Yes Steve Short film
2004 Le Pont des Arts Yes A spectator
2005 Cindy: The Doll Is Mine Yes Yes Short film
2006 My New Picture Yes Yes Yes Yes Short film
We Should Not Exist Yes Bertrand
2008 On War Yes Yes Yes Yes Also executive producer
2010 Where the Boys Are Yes Yes Short film
2011 House of Tolerance Yes Yes Yes Yes
2012 Hand in Hand Yes Prétendant Hélène Marchal
Die Frau Yes Short film
Ingrid Caven: Music and Voice Yes Yes
2014 Saint Laurent Yes Yes Yes Yes Libération journalist
Portrait of the Artist Yes Yes Bertrand
2016 Nocturama Yes Yes
Sarah Winchester: Ghost Opera Yes Yes Short film
2019 Zombi Child Yes Yes
2022 Coma Yes Yes Yes Yes [7][8]


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  1. "Bertrand Bonello". AlloCiné (in French). Retrieved 14 July 2022.
  2. "Festival de Cannes: Bertrand Bonello biography". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 19 January 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
  3. "Festival de Cannes: Tiresia". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
  4. "Festival de Cannes: Official Selection". Cannes. Archived from the original on 15 May 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  5. "2014 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
  6. "Oscars: France Selects 'Saint Laurent' for Foreign-Language Category". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  7. Pearce, Leonard (2 February 2022). "First Clips and Plot Details for Bertrand Bonello's Coma, Premiering at Berlinale". The Film Stage.
  8. "Berlinale | Programme - Coma". Berlinale.de. Retrieved 12 February 2022.
  9. "Nomination dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres juillet 2015". Ministère de la culture et de la communication (in French). Archived from the original on 24 April 2016.

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