Vincent Perez

Born in Lausanne from a father of Spanish origin and a mother of German origin, Vincent Pérez (Vicente Pérez) spent a good part of his childhood in Penthaz and then in Cheseaux, Canton of Vaud. After studying photography at the Center Doret in Vevey, he studied dramatic art in Geneva, then at the Conservatoire and the school of Amandiers de Nanterre. Vincent Pérez in 1991, at the 16th César ceremony. He is still a student when he begins the movie in 1985 in the Guardian of the Night. It is in 1990 that it imposes to the international level playing in Cyrano de Bergerac. He is quoted to the César of the best male hope. In 1991, it is found in Indochina, winner of the Oscar for the best film in foreign language. In the same year he won the Prix Jean-Gabin. Since then, he plays characters of romantic lovers in La Reine Margot, Fanfan, films that allow him to rub shoulders with major French actors. He subsequently plays in some thirty European or American films. He is quoted to the César for best actor in a supporting role 1998 for his interpretation in the Hunchback and the following year for Those who love me will take the train. Vincent Pérez at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival. In 1992, he made his directorial debut with the short film "L'échange", nominated for the Jury Prize for short films in Cannes. He returned behind the camera in 1999 to realize "Rien dire" also cited in Cannes. In 2002, he made his first feature film Peau d'Ange, of which he is co-writer. He is the ...

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Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)

Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Rappeneau
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Anne Brochet  •  Vincent Perez  •  Jacques Weber

Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Rappeneau
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Anne Brochet  •  Vincent Perez  •  Jacques Weber

I Dreamed of Africa (2000)

Inspired by the true story of indomitable Kuki Gallmann, the film tells of a beautiful and inquisitive woman who had the courage to escape from her comfortable yet monotonous life in Italy to start anew in the African wilderness with her son, Emanuele, and her new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Vincent Perez  •  Liam Aiken  •  Daniel Craig

Inspired by the true story of indomitable Kuki Gallmann, the film tells of a beautiful and inquisitive woman who had the courage to escape from her comfortable yet monotonous life in Italy to start anew in the African wilderness with her son, Emanuele, and her new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Vincent Perez  •  Liam Aiken  •  Daniel Craig

Indochine (1992)

Eliane Devries is the seemingly repressed owner of a prosperous rubber plantation in French Indochina, circa 1930. Her steely exterior, however, is only a mask intended to hide her torrid love affairs from upper class society  (more)

DIRECTION:  Régis Wargnier
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Vincent Perez  •  Linh-Dan Pham  •  Jean Yanne

Eliane Devries is the seemingly repressed owner of a prosperous rubber plantation in French Indochina, circa 1930. Her steely exterior, however, is only a mask intended to hide her torrid love affairs from upper class society  (more)

DIRECTION:  Régis Wargnier
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Vincent Perez  •  Linh-Dan Pham  •  Jean Yanne

The Crow: City of Angels (1996)

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After Ashe and his little son are murdered violently for no reason by Judah's men, he returns from the dead to take revenge. One after one, Judah's people face the power of the dark angel. The second film based on James O'Barr's cult comic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Pope
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Mia Kirshner  •  Iggy Pop  •  Thomas Jane

After Ashe and his little son are murdered violently for no reason by Judah's men, he returns from the dead to take revenge. One after one, Judah's people face the power of the dark angel. The second film based on James O'Barr's cult comic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Pope
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Mia Kirshner  •  Iggy Pop  •  Thomas Jane

Time Regained (1999)

Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and forth in time. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raúl Ruiz
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Vincent Perez  •  John Malkovich

Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and forth in time. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raúl Ruiz
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Vincent Perez  •  John Malkovich

Queen Margot (1994)

Paris, Kingdom of France, August 18, 1572. To avoid the outbreak of a religious war, the Catholic princess Marguerite de Valois, sister of the feeble King Charles IX, marries the Huguenot King Henry III of Navarre.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Chéreau
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Jean-Hugues Anglade  •  Vincent Perez

Paris, Kingdom of France, August 18, 1572. To avoid the outbreak of a religious war, the Catholic princess Marguerite de Valois, sister of the feeble King Charles IX, marries the Huguenot King Henry III of Navarre.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Chéreau
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Jean-Hugues Anglade  •  Vincent Perez

Swept from the Sea (1998)

The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for Amy, who is very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Vincent Perez  •  Ian McKellen  •  Kathy Bates

The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for Amy, who is very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Vincent Perez  •  Ian McKellen  •  Kathy Bates

Scénarios sur la Drogue (2000)

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DIRECTION:  Vincent Perez  •  Marion Vernoux  •  Emmanuelle Bercot  •  Georges Lautner  •  Étienne Chatiliez  •  Santiago Otheguy  •  Franck Chiche
CAST:  Sylvie Testud  •  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Claude Jade  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi

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DIRECTION:  Vincent Perez  •  Marion Vernoux  •  Emmanuelle Bercot  •  Georges Lautner  •  Étienne Chatiliez  •  Santiago Otheguy  •  Franck Chiche
CAST:  Sylvie Testud  •  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Claude Jade  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi

Shot Through the Heart (1998)

The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends (Linus Roache, Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides in the civil war in Sarajevo. One is an expert marksman, who trains the snipers used to terrify the city and the other becomes a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Attwood
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Lia Williams  •  Adam Kotz  •  Linus Roache

The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends (Linus Roache, Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides in the civil war in Sarajevo. One is an expert marksman, who trains the snipers used to terrify the city and the other becomes a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Attwood
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Lia Williams  •  Adam Kotz  •  Linus Roache

I'm Staying (2003)

A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Diane Kurys
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Vincent Perez  •  Charles Berling  •  Hardy Krüger Jr.

A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Diane Kurys
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Vincent Perez  •  Charles Berling  •  Hardy Krüger Jr.

Bruc: The Manhunt (2010)

Spain, 1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used the Montserrat mountains to echo his drums and send the enemy troops into a panicked retreat. When the news reaches Napoleon, he furiously orders the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Benmayor
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Juan José Ballesta  •  Nicolas Giraud  •  Francesc Albiol

Spain, 1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used the Montserrat mountains to echo his drums and send the enemy troops into a panicked retreat. When the news reaches Napoleon, he furiously orders the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Benmayor
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Juan José Ballesta  •  Nicolas Giraud  •  Francesc Albiol

Happiness Costs Nothing (2003)

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DIRECTION:  Mimmo Calopresti
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Francesca Neri  •  Mimmo Calopresti

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DIRECTION:  Mimmo Calopresti
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Francesca Neri  •  Mimmo Calopresti

Line of Life (1996)

Philippe meets the beautiful Oksana during a long layover in Moscow. Unfortunately, Oksana is the granddaughter of a murderous mafia don looking to trap a French speaking man to pull off a massive con.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pavel Lungin
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Tatyana Cherkasova  •  Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

Philippe meets the beautiful Oksana during a long layover in Moscow. Unfortunately, Oksana is the granddaughter of a murderous mafia don looking to trap a French speaking man to pull off a massive con.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pavel Lungin
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Tatyana Cherkasova  •  Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

The House of Jade (1988)

During a ceremony in an orthodox church in Paris, a 40-year-old writer and journalist is seduced by a young man, whom with she will live an extraordinary story of love and passion that will drive them to madness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nadine Trintignant
CAST:  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Vincent Perez  •  Véronique Silver  •  Yves Lambrecht

During a ceremony in an orthodox church in Paris, a 40-year-old writer and journalist is seduced by a young man, whom with she will live an extraordinary story of love and passion that will drive them to madness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nadine Trintignant
CAST:  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Vincent Perez  •  Véronique Silver  •  Yves Lambrecht

Puppylove (2013)

Diane is a mysterious and lonely teenager. Sharing special bonds with her father Christian, she takes care of the education of her brother Marc. The arrival of Julia in the neighborhood, a charismatic and liberated young British woman, is going to disturb Diane’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delphine Lehericey
CAST:  Solène Rigot  •  Audrey Bastien  •  Vincent Perez  •  Vadim Goldberg

Diane is a mysterious and lonely teenager. Sharing special bonds with her father Christian, she takes care of the education of her brother Marc. The arrival of Julia in the neighborhood, a charismatic and liberated young British woman, is going to disturb Diane’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delphine Lehericey
CAST:  Solène Rigot  •  Audrey Bastien  •  Vincent Perez  •  Vadim Goldberg

Once Upon an Angel (2002)

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DIRECTION:  Vincent Perez
CAST:  Guillaume Depardieu  •  Morgane Moré  •  Karine Silla  •  Magali Woch

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DIRECTION:  Vincent Perez
CAST:  Guillaume Depardieu  •  Morgane Moré  •  Karine Silla  •  Magali Woch

Monsieur Papa (2011)

Monsieur Papa is a moving portrait of a modern family, centering around 12 year-old Marius Vallois. Born in a wealthy family, Marius is the son of Marie Vallois, a successful CEO. Marie loves her son unconditionally, but Marius has never known his father and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kad Merad
CAST:  Kad Merad  •  Michèle Laroque  •  Gaspard Meier-Chaurand  •  Vincent Perez

Monsieur Papa is a moving portrait of a modern family, centering around 12 year-old Marius Vallois. Born in a wealthy family, Marius is the son of Marie Vallois, a successful CEO. Marie loves her son unconditionally, but Marius has never known his father and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kad Merad
CAST:  Kad Merad  •  Michèle Laroque  •  Gaspard Meier-Chaurand  •  Vincent Perez

Lines of Wellington (2012)

Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valeria Sarmiento
CAST:  Nuno Lopes  •  Soraia Chaves  •  Marisa Paredes  •  John Malkovich

Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valeria Sarmiento
CAST:  Nuno Lopes  •  Soraia Chaves  •  Marisa Paredes  •  John Malkovich

A Butterfly Kiss (2011)

Billie and Louis have the good fortune of loving each other passionately and of having a family. But then one day terrible news turns their existence and that of their friends' upside down. Marie, a famous actress who is Billie's friend and confidant, redoubles her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karine Silla
CAST:  Valeria Golino  •  Elsa Zylberstein  •  Vincent Perez  •  Cécile de France

Billie and Louis have the good fortune of loving each other passionately and of having a family. But then one day terrible news turns their existence and that of their friends' upside down. Marie, a famous actress who is Billie's friend and confidant, redoubles her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karine Silla
CAST:  Valeria Golino  •  Elsa Zylberstein  •  Vincent Perez  •  Cécile de France

Inhale (2010)

A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  Diane Kruger  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Sam Shepard

A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  Diane Kruger  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Sam Shepard
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