Caroline Parietti

Caroline Parietti



Caroline Parietti is a French director known for her work in film, television, and theatre. She has been active since the early 1980s and has directed a number of successful films, including “La Maison des Secrets” (2003), “The Double” (2014), and “The Princess of Montpensier” (2010).

Parietti was born in Paris in 1959. She studied at the prestigious French film school La Fémis from 1981 to 1984, where she made several short films. In 1991, she directed her first feature length film, “The Black Box”, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The film won several awards and was praised for its innovative approach to storytelling.

In 1997, Parietti directed her second feature film, “The Lovers of Montparnasse”, which was nominated for a host of awards, including the César Award for Best Director. The film was a critical success, and it cemented Parietti’s reputation as a talented director.

Parietti’s next project was “La Maison des Secrets” (2003), which was an adaptation of a novel by the same name. The film garnered considerable acclaim, and it won the Prix Jean Vigo for Best Picture.

In 2010, Parietti directed “The Princess of Montpensier” which was an adaptation of a novel by Madame de La Fayette. The film was praised for its visual style and its exploration of themes such as love, loyalty, and identity.

Parietti then went on to direct “The Double” (2014), which was a psychological thriller set in the 1950s. The film garnered critical acclaim and was nominated for several awards, including the César Award for Best Director.

In addition to her work in film, Parietti has also directed several plays and television shows. She has been the director of the National Theatre of Paris since 2012.

Parietti is an accomplished director who has achieved success in both film and theatre. She is known for her visual style and her exploration of complex themes. She has won numerous awards for her work, and she continues to be an influential figure in the world of cinema.

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