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JEAN-FRANÇOIS LAGUIONIE

Born in 1939 in Besançon, France, Jean-François Laguionie studied applied arts before Paul Grimault initiated him to animation. He then started making his own first shorts. In 1978, he received the Palme d’Or for the Best Short Film in Cannes for Rowing Across the Atlantic. Afterwards he started to direct feature-length films with Gwen, the Book of Sand (1985), before working on A Monkey’s Tale (1999), a much more ambitious and mainstream film than his previous ones. In 2004 he adapted his own novel Black Mor’s Island, followed by Louise by the Shore which is released in 2016. The Prince’s Voyage (2019) is his sixth feature film and is set in the same world as A Monkey’s Tale.

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LuxFilmFest #10 - Night of the Kings

The summer break won't stop us from programming the next LuxFilmLab : On Wednesday, 4th August , Philippe Lacôte's feverish prison tale of Shakespearean beauty NIGHT OF THE KINGS (LA... → More

We are hiring!

We are looking for motivated new members for our team for the next LuxFilmFest. Are you a motivated, dynamic and organised film lover and have always dreamt of working for... → More

NewImages - XR3 Virtual Exhibition

Dive into virtual worlds at Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain from 9th-20th June. From 9th to 20th June, Film Fund Luxembourg, in collaboration with Luxembourg City Film Festival and... → More