Catherine Chanoux

Catherine Chanoux



Catherine Chanoux is a French director and screenwriter who has made her mark on the international film scene with her award-winning work. Born in 1974 in Paris, Chanoux was raised in a family of artists and filmmakers, and she quickly developed an interest in film and storytelling.

Chanoux graduated from the Paris-Sorbonne University with a degree in film studies, and she began her career as a screenwriter. Her first feature film, “Les Filles de l’Ouest,” was released in 2004 and was nominated for a César Award for Best First Feature Film.

In 2006, Chanoux made her directorial debut with “Le Pouvoir des Fleurs,” a film about an aging couple who are forced to confront their mortality. The film was a critical and commercial success, and it went on to win numerous awards, including the Prix Louis Delluc, the Critics’ Award at the Cannes Film Festival, and the Grand Prix at the Locarno International Film Festival.

Since then, Chanoux has gone on to direct several more feature films, including “L’Etoile” (2008), “Les Bienheureux” (2010), and “La Belle et la Bête” (2014). These films have gone on to be critically acclaimed and have earned her numerous awards, including two nominations for the César Award for Best Director.

In addition to her feature films, Chanoux has directed several short films and documentaries, including “Un Autre Monde” (2010), “La Liberté” (2011), and “Les Filles de l’Ouest” (2015). She has also written and directed several TV movies, including “L’Etoile” (2009) and “La Belle et la Bête” (2015).

Catherine Chanoux is an acclaimed director and screenwriter whose work has been recognized around the world. With her unique vision and her award-winning films, she has established herself as one of the most exciting voices in French cinema.

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