Patrice Leconte

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One of France's most respected directors of operas and films. Also screenwriter and actor.

Best known films

1989, Monsieur Hire
1990, The Hairdresser's Husband
1993, Queen Margot
1996,  Ridicule
1999, The Girl on the Bridge
2000, The Widow of Saint-Pierre
Award 1996, Cesar for Best Director
1996, Cesar for Best Movie (Ridicule)
Nominated for an Oscar



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