DVD
French

Il y a longtemps que je t'aime

Title
Il y a longtemps que je t'aime
Director
Philippe Claudel
Actor
Kristin Scott Thomas Elsa Zylberstein
Language
French
Publisher
Lumière, 2008
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2008
Playing time
177 min.
Note
Frans gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands Filmscenario eerder verschenen o.d.t.: Petite fabrique des rêves et des réalités
EAN
5425019002855
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About Philippe Claudel

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Philippe Claudel (born 2 February 1962) is a French writer and film director.

Claudel was born in Dombasle-sur-Meurthe, Meurthe-et-Moselle. In addition to his writing, Claudel is a Professor of Literature at the University of Nancy.

He directed the 2008 film I've Loved You So Long (Il y a longtemps que je t'aime). Much admired, it won the 2009 BAFTA for the best film not in English.

Life

After studying in Nancy, he remained there and for eleven years worked as a teacher in prisons. Contact with his students inspired short stories, novels, and then screenplays. He has said that the experience made him give up his simple opinions about people, about guilt, about the necessity to judge others. "It's clear to me now that it would have been impossible for me to write a novel like Brodeck's Report or Grey Souls, to make a movie like I've Loved You So Long, if I had…Read more on Wikipedia