Mathieu Kassovitz

Director, Actor, Screenwriter
Born: 08/02/1967 in Paris, FR

Filmography

Actor (26)

Eyewitness 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Un illustre inconnu 2014 (Movie)

Sébastien Nicolas (Actor)

Vie sauvage 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Haywire 2012 (Movie)

Studer (Actor)

La vie d'une autre 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

Le guetteur 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rebellion 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

Louise-Michel 2008 (Movie)

B&B Owner (Actor)

Munich 2005 (Movie)

Robert (Actor)

Amen 2003 (Movie)

Riccardo Fontana (Actor)

Birthday Girl 2002 (Movie)

Yuri (Actor)

Amélie 2001 (Movie)

Nino Quicampoix (Actor)

Jakob the Liar 1999 (Movie)

Herschel (Actor)

Le Plaisir 1998 (Movie)

Roland (Actor)

A Self-Made Hero 1997 (Movie)

Albert Dehousse (Actor)

Assassin(s) 1997 (Movie)

Max (Actor)

Mon Homme 1997 (Movie)

Client (Actor)

The Fifth Element 1997 (Movie)

Mugger (Actor)

News From the Good Lord 1995 (Movie)

Paramedic (Actor)

Cafe au Lait 1994 (Movie)

Felix (Actor)

Regarde les hommes tomber 1994 (Movie)

Johnny (Actor)

3000 Scenarios contre un virus 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Assassins 1992 (Movie)

(Actor)

Une Ete sans histoires 1991 (Movie)

(Actor)

Fierrot le Pou 1990 (Movie)

(Actor)

Au bout du bout du banc 1978 (Movie)

Mathias (Actor)
Director (11)

Rebellion 2011 (Movie)

(Director)

Babylon A.D. 2008 (Movie)

(Director)

Gothika 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

The Crimson Rivers 2001 (Movie)

(Director)

Assassin(s) 1997 (Movie)

(Director)

Hate 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Cafe au Lait 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

Assassins 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

White Nightmare 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Fierrot le Pou 1990 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (7)

Rebellion 2011 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Babylon A.D. 2008 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Crimson Rivers 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Assassin(s) 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hate 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cafe au Lait 1994 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

Cafe au Lait 1994 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (6)

Ici 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Johnny Mad Dog 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

Louise-Michel 2008 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Two Worlds 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

White Palms 2007 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Avida 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)
Editor (3)

Rebellion 2011 (Movie)

(Editor)

Assassin(s) 1997 (Movie)

(Editor)

Hate 1996 (Movie)

film editor (Editor)
Casting (1)

Rebellion 2011 (Movie)

(Casting Director)

Relationships

Peter Kassovitz

Father
Hungarian/Jewish left Hungary during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

Carmen Kassovitz

Daughter
Mother, Julie Mauduech

Julie Mauduech Costume Designer

Wife
French directed by and appeared with husband in his 1993 film Métisse (Café au lait, English title) separated

Chantal Remy Costume Designer

Mother
French/Catholic

Milestones

2008

Directed the science fiction film "Babylon A.D.," based on the novel Babylon Babies by Maurice Georges Dantec

2005

Portrayed a conflicted Belgian explosives expert in Steven Spielberg's controversial film "Munich"

2003

Played one of the lead roles in Costa-Gavras' "Amen"

2003

Directed Halle Berry in the psychological thriller, "Gothika"

2002

Starred in the Costa-Gavras directed film "Eyewitness"

2001

Co-starred with Nicole Kidman in "Birthday Girl"; screened at Venice and Toronto (released theatrically in 2002)

2001

Cast in the role of Nino Quincampoix in Jean-Pierre Jeunet's critically-acclaimed French film "Amélie"

2000

Directed "Les Rivières Pourpres," a police detective thriller starring Jean Reno and Vincent Cassel

2000

With Luc Besson and Jan Kounen, established 1B2K, a production company with offices in Paris and Los Angeles

1999

Appeared in "Jakob the Liar"; directed by his father, Peter Kassovitz

1997

Had featured role in Luc Besson's "The Fifth Element"

1995

Breakthrough feature as writer/director, the controversial french film, "La Haine"

1995

Acted opposite Jean-Louis Trintignant in "Regarde les hommes tomber"

1993

Feature directorial debut "Metisse/Cafe au Lait"; also acted in the film

1992

Helmed third short, "Assassins"; also appeared in film

1991

Directed the short "Cauchemar blanc"

1990

First short film, "Fierrot le Pou"

1989

Was the second assistant director to Paul Boujnah on "Moitie-Moitie"

1979

Feature film debut, "Au bout du bout du banc"; co-starring Jane Birkin and directed by his father, Peter Kassovitz

Bonus Trivia

.

When asked if it is hard for him to play a romantic lead? "Yes. It's difficult for me because that's not really in my nature. It's hard for me to be a romantic on camera without giving the impression that I'm a bit of a jerk, you know." - from an interview with Matthieu Kassovitz by Stuart Jeffries in The Guardian, Aug. 6, 2001

.

"You know, in my wildest dreams I would love to direct a film with Edward Norton, Robert De Niro and Marlon Brando. I'd give everything to say to Brando: "Hey Marlon, when you reply to Robert ..." I've worked with some of the greatest French actors - Michel Serrault, Vincent Cassel, Jean Reno - but that doesn't mean I only want to work with them." - Kassovitz to Stuart Jeffries in The Guardian, Aug. 6, 2001

SIMILAR ARTICLES