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Birth Name: Luc Paul Maurice Besson

Age: 63, born 18 March 1959

Country of origin: France

Height: 5' 7"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Virginie Silla


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Luc Besson Videos

Luc Besson Shares His Favorite Films

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Description: French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He directed or produced the films Subway (1985), The Big Blue (1988), and La Femme Nikita (1990). Besson is associated with the Cinéma du look film movement. He has been nominated for a César Award for Best Director and Best Picture for his films Léon: The Professional and The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc. He won Best Director and Best French Director for his sci-fi action film The Fifth Element (1997). He wrote and directed the 2014 sci-fi action film Lucy and the 2017 space opera film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. In 1980, he founded his own producti ... (more)
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