Jean-Jacques Beineix
Date of Birth
Oct 08, 1946
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

French director Jean-Jacques Beineix is best-known for making two of the most provocative films of the 1980s, Diva (1982) and 37.2 le matin (Betty Blue, 1986). Dark, haunting, and filled with substantial helpings of violence and/or sex, both films were great successes in France, winning a number of awards and a degree of cinematic immortality for their director. Born in Paris' 17th arrondissement...