Christophe Farnarier is a French film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his films such as "La Vie en Rose" (2007) and "The Returned" (2012).
Farnarier was born in Paris, France, in 1972. He studied at the prestigious National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield, England. After graduating in 1998, he worked as a screenwriter and assistant director. He then made his directorial debut in 2003 with the short film "La Poule à l'œuf" ("The Hen and the Egg").
In 2007, Farnarier directed his first feature film, "La Vie en Rose" ("Life in Pink"), a comedy-drama about a young woman's journey of self-discovery. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for nine César Awards, including Best Director.
In 2012, Farnarier directed his second feature film "The Returned", a supernatural drama adapted from a novel by French author Guillaume Musso. The film received critical acclaim and was nominated for a César Award for Best Film.
In 2014, Farnarier directed "Je suis un Soldat" ("I Am a Soldier"), a drama about a French soldier who returns from Afghanistan and struggles to fit back into society. The film was a critical success, and was nominated for a César Award for Best Film.
Farnarier's most recent film is "La Belle Époque" (2019), a romantic comedy-drama about a man who uses a time machine to revisit his past. The film was a box office success, and was nominated for two César Awards.
Christophe Farnarier is an acclaimed director who has created films that have resonated with audiences around the world. His films have earned numerous awards and critical praise, and he continues to make films that explore the human condition in an entertaining and thought-provoking way.