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Laurent Achard


Laurent Achard made his first short film Qu'en savent les morts ? in 1992. He followed this with Dimanche ou les fantômes (1994) and Une Odeur de Géranium (1997), both of which won awards at the Clermont-Ferrand Festival. In 1998 he directed his first feature, Plus qu'hier, moins que demain which won the Grand Prix at Entrevues, then made another short, La Peur, Petit chasseur (2004), selected for the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes and nominated for a César. In 2006 he made The Last of Crazy People, which won an award at Locarno and the Prix Jean-Vigo. Last Screening was selected at Entrevues in 2011. His latest films Un, parfois deux, à propos du cinéma de Paul Vecchiali in 2016 and Brisseau, 251 rue Marcadet in 2018 were made for the collection Cinema of our time.