Director & screenwriter
He studied cinema at the City College of New York, then at IDHEC in Paris, before working as an assistant editor, editor, and assistant director. His first feature film, Intimacy, was released in 1994, followed in 2000 by the thriller Harry, He’s Here to Help, presented at the Cannes Film Festival and awarded several times at the César Awards. Subsequently, he continued to explore the codes of the genre with Lemmings (2005), The Monk (2011), News from Planet Mars (2016) and Only the Animals (2019), while participating in the TV series The Tunnel (2013) for Canal+ and Eden (2019), broadcast on Arte. Recently, he directed The Night of the 12th, a thriller about a feminicide case inspired by the book-investigation “18.3 – une année à la PJ” by Pauline Guéna. The film won this year six Cesar Awards, including Best Film, Best Adaptation and Best Director.