Patrice Chéreau

Director, Screenwriter, Actor
A much heralded French theater and opera director, Patrice Chereau has increasingly been directing feature films, finding his widest audience with "La Reine Margot/Queen Margot" (1993), adapted from the Dumas novel ... Read more »
Born: 11/02/1944 in Lezigne, Maine et Loire, , FR

Filmography

Director (12)

Le Temps et la Chambre 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Persécution 2009 (Movie)

(Director)

Gabrielle 2006 (Movie)

(Director)

Son Frere 2004 (Movie)

(Director)

Intimacy 2001 (Movie)

(Director)

Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

Queen Margot 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

Contre l'oubli 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Hotel de France 1987 (Movie)

(Director)

L' Homme blesse 1985 (Movie)

(Director)

Judith Therpauve 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

La Chair de l'orchidee 1973 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (9)

Time of the Wolf 2004 (Movie)

Lise Brandt (Actor)

Nearest To Heaven 2002 (Movie)

(Actor)

Time Regained 2000 (Movie)

of Marcel Proust (Voice)

Lucie Aubrac 1999 (Movie)

Max (Actor)

Bete de Scene 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Last of the Mohicans 1992 (Movie)

General Montcalm (Actor)

Francois Simon - La Presence 1986 (Movie)

(Actor)

Al-Wedaa Ya Bonaparte 1984 (Movie)

Bonaparte (Actor)

Danton 1982 (Movie)

Camille Desmoulins (Actor)
Writer (9)

Persécution 2009 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Gabrielle 2006 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Son Frere 2004 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Intimacy 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Queen Margot 1994 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hotel de France 1987 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

L' Homme blesse 1985 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Chair de l'orchidee 1973 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

A much heralded French theater and opera director, Patrice Chereau has increasingly been directing feature films, finding his widest audience with "La Reine Margot/Queen Margot" (1993), adapted from the Dumas novel about the politically expedient marriage between the title character and Henry de Navarre in an attempt aimed at quelching the Protestant tide in France.

Relationships

Jean-Baptiste Chereau

Father

Marguerite Chereau

Mother

Claude Chereau

Brother
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Milestones

2001

"Intimacy", his first English-language film adapted from Hanif Kureishi's novel, premiered at Sundance and later screened at Berlin; engendered some controversy for its frank depictions of sexual intercourse

1999

Provided the voice for the narrator of "Time Regained", Raul Ruiz's adaptation of Proust's "A la recherche du temps perdu"

1998

Helmed "Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train"

1993

Directed and co-wrote "La Reine Margot/Queen Margot"

1991

Co-starred in "The Last of the Mohicans"

1982

Made film acting debut, "Danton"

1974

Made feature film directorial debut, "La Chair de l'orchidee"

1968

Directed first opera, "L'Italienne a Alger"; Made stage acting debut, "Richard II"

1966

Named director of The Theatre de Sartrouville

1964

Made debut as theatre director with "L'Intervention"

Co-director of the Theatre Nationale de Paris

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