Claire Denis

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Claire Denis in 2009.

Claire Denis is a French movie director. In 1988, the first movie directed by Denis, Chocolat, was released. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Early life[change | change source]

Denis was born in Paris. She was raised in colonial French Africa. When she was 14 she moved back to Paris with her mother to finish her education.