Writer | Producer | Director
Immerse yourself in the world of Valerian with our guided photo gallery and the eye-popping "See You in Space" featurette.
Two of his films have opened the Cannes Film Festival: The Big Blue (1988) and The Fifth Element (1997).
Why did I make Subway (1985)? Why did I do all that crazy undersea stuff in The Big Blue (1988)? Why did I go all black and nasty with La Femme Nikita (1990)?. I don't know. Because I did. I do what I do because I want to do it, because I want to ...
Frequently has a shot of someone being slapped, focusing on the slapper's hand momentarily beforehand (Fifth Element, The Messenger, The Professional, La Femme Nikita)
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