Laurent Cantet

Laurent CANTET (1961, Melle, France) studied from 1986 to 1994 at the film school in Paris (IDHEC), where he made his first short films. Les sanguinaires (1997) was his first feature film. In 2008, he received the Palme d'Or for his film Entre les murs at the Cannes film festival. For 7 Days in Havana (2012), an omnibus film about Havana in seven chapters, Cantet directed the short film La fuente.


(selection) Tous à la manif (1994, short), Jeux de plage (1995, short), Les sanguinaires (1997), Ressources humaines/Human Resources (1999), L'emploi du temps/Time Out (2001), Vers le sud (2005), Entre les murs (2008), 7 días en La Habana/7 Days in Havana (2012, omnibus film, co-dir)