Michel Hazanavicius

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Michel Hazanavicius (born 29 March 1967) is a French film director, producer, screenwriter and film editor best known for his 2011 film, The Artist, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards.wikipedia
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The Artist (film)

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Michel Hazanavicius (born 29 March 1967) is a French film director, producer, screenwriter and film editor best known for his 2011 film, The Artist, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards.
Written, directed, and co-edited by Michel Hazanavicius, and produced by Thomas Langmann, the film stars Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo.

84th Academy Awards

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Michel Hazanavicius (born 29 March 1967) is a French film director, producer, screenwriter and film editor best known for his 2011 film, The Artist, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards.
The Artist won five awards, including Best Actor for Jean Dujardin, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius, and Best Picture, the first silent feature to win an Academy Award for Best Picture since 1927's Wings, the inaugural winner in 1929.

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

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He also directed spy film parodies OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006) and OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009). Seven years later, Hazanavicius wrote and directed his second feature, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, a parody of 1960s spy movies and specifically of OSS 117, a popular character created by Jean Bruce in 1949.
OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies released in France as OSS 117 : Le Caire, nid d'espions, is a 2006 French spy comedy film directed and co-written by Michel Hazanavicius in his feature film debut.

OSS 117: Lost in Rio

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He also directed spy film parodies OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006) and OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009).
OSS 117: Lost in Rio released in France as OSS 117: Rio ne répond plus (stylized as OSS 117: Rio ne répond plus...), is a 2009 French spy comedy film directed and co-written by Michel Hazanavicius.

La Classe américaine

He began directing commercials for companies such as Reebok and Bouygues Telecom, and then, in 1993, he made his first feature-length film, La Classe américaine, for television.
La Classe américaine ("American Class"), also known as Le Grand Détournement (The Great Détournement), is a 1993 French television film, written and directed by Michel Hazanavicius and Dominique Mézerette.

OSS 117

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Seven years later, Hazanavicius wrote and directed his second feature, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, a parody of 1960s spy movies and specifically of OSS 117, a popular character created by Jean Bruce in 1949.
In Michel Hazanavicius's films of the 2000s, the character is a French citizen working for the Service de Documentation Extérieure et de Contre-Espionnage, the French intelligence agency from 1944 to 1982 (now DGSE).

Jean Dujardin

He contributed a section to the omnibus film The Players (Les Infidèles) starring Jean Dujardin.
He first came to prominence with the cult TV series Un gars, une fille, in which he starred alongside his lover Alexandra Lamy, before gaining success in film with movies such as Brice de Nice, Michel Hazanavicius's OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies and its sequel OSS 117: Lost in Rio, as well as 99 Francs.

Academy Award for Best Film Editing

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On 24 January 2012 Hazanavicius received nominations for three Oscars: the Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing.
Directors David Lean, Steve James, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (under the alias "Roderick Jaynes"), Michel Hazanavicius and Jean-Marc Vallée (under the alias "John Mac McMurphy") have been nominated for editing their own films, with Cameron, Cuarón, and the Coens each being nominated for the award twice.

The Search (2014 film)

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The Search is a 2014 French drama film written, directed, produced and co-edited by Michel Hazanavicius and co-produced by Thomas Langmann.

Bérénice Bejo

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He is married to Bérénice Bejo, who acted in his films OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, The Artist and The Search.
In 2006, she starred in OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, where she met director Michel Hazanavicius, whom she later married.

Redoubtable (film)

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Redoubtable (Le Redoutable), also known as Godard Mon Amour (US), is a 2017 French biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Michel Hazanavicius about the affair of revered filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard with Anne Wiazemsky in the late-1960s.

65th British Academy Film Awards

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The Artist won seven awards out of its twelve nominations, including Best Film, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius, and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin.

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

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The Search

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He then announced that his next feature film would be a remake of the 1948 Fred Zinnemann film The Search.
The film was written and directed by Michel Hazanavicius and stars Bérénice Bejo and Annette Bening among others.

The Players (film)

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He contributed a section to the omnibus film The Players (Les Infidèles) starring Jean Dujardin.

List of accolades received by The Artist (film)

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The Artist is a 2011 French romantic comedy–drama film directed by Michel Hazanavicius, starring Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo.