Writer | Producer | Director
Jean-Pierre Melville had a heavy influence on him. He made Léon: The Professional (1994) after seeing Melville's masterpiece Le Samouraï (1967).
[on The Fifth Element (1997)] I started to write it when I was 16. I was not thinking about making a film - I was doing a book. At the age of 20, I wrote already 30 scripts. Because I have nobody in the film business in my family, so the only thing ...
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