Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Jean-Pierre Darroussin is a French film actor. He was born in Courbevoie, France on December 4, 1953. His films include the 2004 thriller Red Lights. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jean-Pierre Darroussin,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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A Very Long Engagement (2004)

Young Frenchwoman Mathilde searches for the truth about her missing fiancé, lost during World War I, and learns many unexpected things along the way. The love of her life is gone. But she refuses to believe he's gone forever — and she needs to know for sure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Jeunet
CAST:  Audrey Tautou  •  Gaspard Ulliel  •  Dominique Pinon  •  Chantal Neuwirth

Young Frenchwoman Mathilde searches for the truth about her missing fiancé, lost during World War I, and learns many unexpected things along the way. The love of her life is gone. But she refuses to believe he's gone forever — and she needs to know for sure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Jeunet
CAST:  Audrey Tautou  •  Gaspard Ulliel  •  Dominique Pinon  •  Chantal Neuwirth

If I Were a Rich Man (2002)

Between Alice, a hospital nurse and Aldo, a shampoo sales representative, things have turned sour of late. Alice blames her husband for lacking ambition and contemplates divorce.One day Aldo wins the ten million euro lotto prize. But, unwilling to share the bonanza ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Bitton  •  Michel Munz
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Henri Guybet  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Richard Berry

Between Alice, a hospital nurse and Aldo, a shampoo sales representative, things have turned sour of late. Alice blames her husband for lacking ambition and contemplates divorce.One day Aldo wins the ten million euro lotto prize. But, unwilling to share the bonanza ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Bitton  •  Michel Munz
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Henri Guybet  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Richard Berry

Frenchmen (2003)

The life of four best friends in Paris: Antoine (a gym school teacher), Jeff (director of a monthly journal), Alex (Jeff's associate in the monthly journal and a Don Juan) and Manu (owner of fine food store). Their time is shared between their respective jobs, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Esposito
CAST:  Bernard Campan  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Gérard Darmon  •  Marc Lavoine

The life of four best friends in Paris: Antoine (a gym school teacher), Jeff (director of a monthly journal), Alex (Jeff's associate in the monthly journal and a Don Juan) and Manu (owner of fine food store). Their time is shared between their respective jobs, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Esposito
CAST:  Bernard Campan  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Gérard Darmon  •  Marc Lavoine

How Much Do You Love Me? (2005)

After winning the lottery, François goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to a prostitute named Daniela to live with him as his wife until his money runs out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Monica Bellucci  •  Bernard Campan  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin

After winning the lottery, François goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to a prostitute named Daniela to live with him as his wife until his money runs out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Monica Bellucci  •  Bernard Campan  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Slices of Life (1985)

A series of humorous sketches on life: "A Night to Remember", "Summit Showdown", and "A Book? That's personal!"  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Leterrier
CAST:  Laura Antonelli  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Christian Clavier

A series of humorous sketches on life: "A Night to Remember", "Summit Showdown", and "A Book? That's personal!"  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Leterrier
CAST:  Laura Antonelli  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Christian Clavier

He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)

Police Inspector Staniland is investigating the death of a pianist. While conducting his investigation and looking through the victim's apartment, he meets Barbara, the mistress of the murder victim. Barbara confesses to the crime, but Staniland, based on his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Deray
CAST:  Michel Serrault  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Xavier Deluc  •  Gérard Darmon

Police Inspector Staniland is investigating the death of a pianist. While conducting his investigation and looking through the victim's apartment, he meets Barbara, the mistress of the murder victim. Barbara confesses to the crime, but Staniland, based on his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Deray
CAST:  Michel Serrault  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Xavier Deluc  •  Gérard Darmon

The Town Is Quiet (2000)

A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guédiguian
CAST:  Ariane Ascaride  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Jacques Boudet  •  Christine Brücher

A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guédiguian
CAST:  Ariane Ascaride  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Jacques Boudet  •  Christine Brücher

Who Plucked the Feathers Off the Moon? (1999)

Two sisters have to deal with the traditional issues of growing up and the unusual problem of caring for an unstable father in the drama Qui Plume La Lune?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Carrière
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Garance Clavel  •  Elsa Dourdet  •  Michèle Ernou

Two sisters have to deal with the traditional issues of growing up and the unusual problem of caring for an unstable father in the drama Qui Plume La Lune?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Carrière
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Garance Clavel  •  Elsa Dourdet  •  Michèle Ernou

Le Voyage aux Pyrénées (2008)

Getting away from it all causes more problems than it solves in this comedy from the French writing-directing team of Jean-Marie Larrieu and Arnaud Larrieu. Alexandre Darou (Jean-Pierre Darroussin) and his wife Aurore Lalu (Sabine Azema) are a pair of well-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnaud Larrieu  •  Jean-Marie Larrieu
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Arly Jover  •  Gurgon Kyap

Getting away from it all causes more problems than it solves in this comedy from the French writing-directing team of Jean-Marie Larrieu and Arnaud Larrieu. Alexandre Darou (Jean-Pierre Darroussin) and his wife Aurore Lalu (Sabine Azema) are a pair of well-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnaud Larrieu  •  Jean-Marie Larrieu
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Arly Jover  •  Gurgon Kyap

The Octopus (1998)

Gabriel, dit Le Poulpe (The Octopus) is a laid-back private investigator who works on cases for his own pleasure. He is drawn to the fictional Loire Valley port of Angerneau, with his lover Clotilde who has been summoned by the police concerning the defacement of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Nicloux
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Clotilde Courau  •  Julien Rassam  •  Stéphane Boucher

Gabriel, dit Le Poulpe (The Octopus) is a laid-back private investigator who works on cases for his own pleasure. He is drawn to the fictional Loire Valley port of Angerneau, with his lover Clotilde who has been summoned by the police concerning the defacement of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Nicloux
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Clotilde Courau  •  Julien Rassam  •  Stéphane Boucher

L'argent fait le bonheur (1993)

How the mothers of a deprived suburb of Marseille will create a solidarity committee under the aegis of the parish priest. Gathered in assembly, they will invent a solution to the endemic misery of their city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guédiguian
CAST:  Pierre Banderet  •  Ariane Ascaride  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Danièle Lebrun

How the mothers of a deprived suburb of Marseille will create a solidarity committee under the aegis of the parish priest. Gathered in assembly, they will invent a solution to the endemic misery of their city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guédiguian
CAST:  Pierre Banderet  •  Ariane Ascaride  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Danièle Lebrun

Where the Heart Is (1998)

From the director of Marius et Jeannette, this story of two working-class families is a fable with an optimist streak. A young black man, Francois, is wrongly accused of rape by a racist policeman. The story is told in voiceover by his childhood friend, neighbor, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guédiguian
CAST:  Ariane Ascaride  •  Christine Brücher  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Gérard Meylan

From the director of Marius et Jeannette, this story of two working-class families is a fable with an optimist streak. A young black man, Francois, is wrongly accused of rape by a racist policeman. The story is told in voiceover by his childhood friend, neighbor, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guédiguian
CAST:  Ariane Ascaride  •  Christine Brücher  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Gérard Meylan

Grown Ups (2008)

Every year, Albert buys his daughter an initiatory journey to a European country. For her 17th birthday he chooses a trip to Sweden to look for a Viking's treasure. When they arrive in the rented house, it is occupied by Anika and Christine, forcing them into an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anna Novion
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Anaïs Demoustier  •  Judith Henry  •  Lia Boysen

Every year, Albert buys his daughter an initiatory journey to a European country. For her 17th birthday he chooses a trip to Sweden to look for a Viking's treasure. When they arrive in the rented house, it is occupied by Anika and Christine, forcing them into an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anna Novion
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Anaïs Demoustier  •  Judith Henry  •  Lia Boysen

The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)

A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guédiguian
CAST:  Marilyne Canto  •  Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet  •  Gérard Meylan  •  Anaïs Demoustier

A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guédiguian
CAST:  Marilyne Canto  •  Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet  •  Gérard Meylan  •  Anaïs Demoustier

The Well Digger's Daughter (2011)

It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, Jacques, the son of Mazel, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Auteuil
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Kad Merad  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin

It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, Jacques, the son of Mazel, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Auteuil
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Kad Merad  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin

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DIRECTION:  Anna Novion
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Anastasios Soulis  •  Claes Ljungmark  •  Kim Bodnia

One of a Kind (2013)

When Frédi loses his mother, he realizes she has passed her healing gift on to him. Frédi rejects it totally, tangled up in his own unhappiness, until a fatal accident changes everything. He is forced to acknowledge that he had healing hands.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Dupeyron
CAST:  Grégory Gadebois  •  Céline Sallette  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Marie Payen

When Frédi loses his mother, he realizes she has passed her healing gift on to him. Frédi rejects it totally, tangled up in his own unhappiness, until a fatal accident changes everything. He is forced to acknowledge that he had healing hands.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Dupeyron
CAST:  Grégory Gadebois  •  Céline Sallette  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Marie Payen

Jasmine (2013)

France, end of the 70s: Alain is the author of several cartoon films. His romantic meeting with a young Iranian student, Jasmine, changes the course of his life. Teheran, 1978: The revolution sweeps away the despised regime of the Shah. Alain has joined Jasmine, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Ughetto
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Fanzaneh Ramzi

France, end of the 70s: Alain is the author of several cartoon films. His romantic meeting with a young Iranian student, Jasmine, changes the course of his life. Teheran, 1978: The revolution sweeps away the despised regime of the Shah. Alain has joined Jasmine, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Ughetto
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Fanzaneh Ramzi

L'Art (délicat) de la séduction (2001)

The film follows Etienne, a 40-year-old car designer, who takes time off from work to study sexual mastery from a Zen master and several prostitutes, in the hopes of having the sexual skill to impress Laure. Laure, a blonde who was introduced to him by his friend ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Berry
CAST:  Patrick Timsit  •  Cécile de France  •  Richard Berry  •  Alain Chabat

The film follows Etienne, a 40-year-old car designer, who takes time off from work to study sexual mastery from a Zen master and several prostitutes, in the hopes of having the sexual skill to impress Laure. Laure, a blonde who was introduced to him by his friend ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Berry
CAST:  Patrick Timsit  •  Cécile de France  •  Richard Berry  •  Alain Chabat
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