Mathieu Kassovitz Biography (1967-)

Born August 3, 1967, in Paris, France; son of Peter Kassovitz (a director andwriter) and Chantal Remy (a film editor); married Julie Mauduech (an actressand costume designer); children: Carmen (daughter). Addresses: Agent:Lee Stollman, Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor, Beverly Hills, CA90212.

Nationality
French
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, producer, writer, film editor
Birth Details
August 3, 1967
Paris, France

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Mathias Oppenheim, Au bout du bout au banc (also known as MakeRoom for Tomorrow), 1978
  • Short waiter, L'annee prochaine ... si tout va bien (also known asNext Year If All Goes Well), 1981
  • Fierrot le pou (short film), 1990
  • Piaz, Touch and Die (also known as Chi tocca muore), 1991
  • Assassins... (short film), Warner Bros., 1992
  • Un ete sans histoires (also known as French Summer), 1992
  • Felix, Metisse (also known as Cafe au lait), New Yorker Films, 1993
  • Johnny, Regarde les hommes tomber (also known as See How They Fall), M.I.H.K., 1994
  • Avant ... mais apres (short film), 1994
  • Elle voulait faire quelque chose, 1994
  • 3000 scenarios contre un virus (also known as 3000 Scenarios toCombat a Virus), 1994
  • (Uncredited) Man on street, La cite des enfants perdus (also knownas The City of Lost Children, Die Stadt der verlorenen Kinder,La ciudad de los ninos perdidos, and La ciutat dels nens perduts), 1995
  • Young skinhead, La haine (also known as Hate and Hatred), 1995
  • Les fleurs de Maria Papadopylou, 1995
  • (Uncredited) Clement, Mon homme (also known as My Man), Artificial Eye, 1996
  • Paramedic, Des nouvelles du bon Dieu (also known as News from the Good Lord), 1996
  • The younger Albert Dehousse, Un heroes tres discret (also known asA Self-Made Hero), 1996
  • Himself, Assassin(s): no comment, 1997
  • Max, Assassin(s), MKL Lazennec Diffusion, 1997
  • Mugger, The Fifth Element (also known as Le cinquieme element), Columbia, 1997
  • Roland, Le plaisir (et ses petits tracas) [also known as Pleasure (and Its Little Inconveniences)], 1998
  • Herschel, Jakob the Liar (also known as Jakob le menteur),Columbia, 1999
  • Nino Quincampoix, Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain (also knownas Amelie, Amelie from Montmartre, Amelie of Montmartre,The Fabulous Destiny of Amelie Poulain, and Die Fabelhafte Welt der Amelie), Miramax, 2001
  • Les rivieres pourpres (also known as The Crimson Rivers), TriStar, 2001
  • Voice, Traitement de substitution n4 (animated; also known as Substitution n4), K Films, 2002
  • Yuri, Birthday Girl, Miramax, 2002
  • Tarubi, l'arabe strait 1 & 2 (short film), 2002
  • Physionomiste banquet, Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatre (also known as Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra, Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, and Asterix & Obelix: Mission Kleopatra),Miramax, 2003
  • Riccardo Fontana, Amen (also known as Eyewitness and DerStellvertreter), Kino International, 2003
  • Robert, Munich, Universal, 2005
  • Film Director
  • Second assistant director, Moitie-moitie, AFMD/Prima Film, 1989
  • Fierrot le pou (short film), 1990
  • Cauchemar blanc (short film; also known as White Nightmare), 1991
  • Assassins... (short film), Warner Bros., 1992
  • Metisse (also known as Cafe au lait), New Yorker Films, 1993
  • La haine (also known as Hate and Hatred), 1995
  • Assassin(s), MKL Lazennec Diffusion, 1997
  • La foret (short film), Handicap International, 1997
  • Article premier (short film), Amnesty International, 1998
  • Deja vu, 1999
  • Spotlights on a Massacre: 10 Films against 100 Million Antipersonnel Land Mines, 1999
  • Les rivieres pourpres (also known as The Crimson Rivers), TriStar, 2001
  • Gothika, Warner Bros., 2003
  • Film Producer
  • Executive producer, Metisse (also known as Cafe au lait), New Yorker Films, 1993
  • (With others) La chepor (short film), MNP Enterprise/Guyon/Chic Films, 2004
  • Neg maron, Mars Distribution, 2005
  • Avida, MNP Enterprise, 2006
  • Film Editor
  • La haine (also known as Hate and Hatred), 1995
  • Assassin(s), MKL Lazennec Diffusion, 1997
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Young Berlioz, La vie de Berlioz, [France], 1983
  • Specials
  • Himself, Philippe Nahon, de l'acteur fetiche a l'icone (documentary), 2004
  • Episodic
  • Christophe, Medecins de nuit, 1978
  • Guest, 7 sur 7, 1995
  • Guest, Surprise sur prise, 1995
  • Guest, Tout le monde en parle, 2002
  • Guest, Comme au cinema, 2003
  • Guest, Breakfast, BBC, 2004
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Assistant director, Stirn et Stern, [France], 1990
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Video Director
  • Tonton David, "Peuples du monde," 1990
  • Sayan Supa Crew, "Y'a," 2000
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • Fierrot le pou (short film), 1990
  • Cauchemar blanc (short film; also known as White Nightmare), 1991
  • Assassins... (short film), Warner Bros., 1992
  • Metisse (also known as Cafe au lait), New Yorker Films, 1993
  • La haine (also known as Hate and Hatred), 1995
  • Assassin(s), MKL Lazennec Diffusion, 1997
  • (With Jean-Christophe Grange) Les rivieres pourpres (also known asThe Crimson Rivers; based on the novel by Grange), TriStar, 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Empire, issue 78, 1995, p. 54
    • Entertainment Weekly, August 22, 2003, p. 41
    • New York Times, September 22, 2002
    • Variety, January 5, 2004, p. 14
    Electronic
    • Mathieu Kassovitz--Site Officiel, http://www.mathieukassovitz.com,December 10, 2005

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