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Patrice Leconte (born November 12, 1947, in Paris, France) is a French film director and screenwriter. November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ...


While attending film school in the late 1960s, Leconte also worked as cartoonist, in particular for the magazine Pilote. He directed his first feature film in 1976, and had a number of major successes with comedy films that were barely distributed outside France. He first came to international attention in 1989 with Monsieur Hire, which was shown at the Cannes film festival and which was a radical departure from his previous work. Although he had already directed more than half a dozen features, many foreign critics, unfamiliar with his previous work, essentially treated him as a newcomer. Since then, he has alternated between films such as Ridicule and L'homme du train which have had success in the international arthouse market, and others, like Les grands ducs, whose appeal has been limited to France. Pilote was a French cartoon periodical published from 1959 to 1989. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The seaside town of Cannes, in southern France, as seen from a ferry speeding towards lîle Saint Honorat Cannes (Canas in Provençal) (pronounced ) is a city and commune in southern France, located on the Riviera, in the Alpes-Maritimes département. ... Look up Ridicule on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Ridicule is a 1996 French film set in the 18th-century at the decaying court of Versailles. ... Lhomme du train (The Man on the Train) 2003 is a British funded comic-drama movie, directed by Patrice Leconte, starring Jean Rochefort and Johnny Hallyday. ... Art film is a film genre with a loose narrative, often experimental, presented as a serious artistic work. ...


He is sometimes credited as Patrice Lecomte.


Filmography

1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Tandem is a group of similar units arranged one behind the other and working together. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hairdressers Husband is the English title for Le Mari de la coiffeuse, a 1990 French film written by Patrice Leconte and Claude Klotz, and directed by Leconte. ... The Hairdressers Husband is the English title for Le Mari de la coiffeuse, a 1990 French film written by Patrice Leconte and Claude Klotz, and directed by Leconte. ... This article is about the year. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Look up Ridicule on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Ridicule is a 1996 French film set in the 18th-century at the decaying court of Versailles. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... La fille sur le pont is a French film released in 1999 starring Daniel Auteuil and Vanessa Paradis. ... Paradis in La Fille Sur Le Pont La fille sur le pont is a French film released in 1999, directed by Patrice Leconte, starring Daniel Auteuil and Vanessa Paradis. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Lhomme du train (The Man on the Train) 2003 is a British funded comic-drama movie, directed by Patrice Leconte, starring Jean Rochefort and Johnny Hallyday. ... Lhomme du train (The Man on the Train) is a 2002 British funded comic-drama movie, directed by Patrice Leconte, starring Jean Rochefort and Johnny Hallyday. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Patrice Leconte (1159 words)
Patrice Leconte began making films in the mid- 1970s, but the last decade has proved to be his most prolific creative period.
Patrice Leconte is especially intrigued by the role of music in films, both in his own and in others.
Patrice Leconte's stylish and eccentric stories, filled with clues to the intricacies and complexities of social behavior and human interaction, are favorites of filmgoers around the world.
Patrice Leconte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (231 words)
Patrice Leconte (born November 12, 1947, in Paris, France) is a French film director and screenwriter.
While attending film school in the late 1960s, Leconte also worked as cartoonist, in particular for the magazine Pilote.
He directed his first feature film in 1976, and had a number of major successes with comedy films that were barely distributed outside France.
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