French Filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet Discusses Amalie (2002)

Film Director Interview

THE FABULOUS WORLD OF JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET

Article by Steve Biodrowski

French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet is probably most well known to American mainstream audiences for directing ALIEN: RESURRECTION, the fourth entry in the science-fiction franchise starring Sigourney Weaver. But in his native country, he has made a trio of stylish features which he helped conceive and develop from scratch. The first two, DELICATESSEN and THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN, were done in collaboration with Marc Caro. The third -- and so far his best work -- is AMELIE, a romantic comedy fantasy that stands out as one of the best films released last year.

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