Guillaume Canet

Guillaume Canet (born 10 April 1973) is a French actor and film director. Canet began his career in theatre and television before moving to film. He starred in several films like Joyeux Noël, Love Me If You Dare and The Beach. In 2006, he turned to writing and directing with Tell No One and won a César Award for Best Director. Canet has also received attention because of his personal life. He was formerly married to actress Diane Kruger. After they divorced he began a relationship with Marion Cotillard that was closely followed by the media.

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Joyeux Noel (2005)

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France, 1914, during World War I. On Christmas Eve, an extraordinary event takes place in the bloody no man's land that the French and the Scots dispute with the Germans…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Carion
CAST:  Diane Kruger  •  Natalie Dessay  •  Benno Fürmann  •  Guillaume Canet

France, 1914, during World War I. On Christmas Eve, an extraordinary event takes place in the bloody no man's land that the French and the Scots dispute with the Germans…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Carion
CAST:  Diane Kruger  •  Natalie Dessay  •  Benno Fürmann  •  Guillaume Canet

Love Me If You Dare (2003)

As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might be a way to avoid the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yann Samuell
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Thibault Verhaeghe  •  Joséphine Lebas-Joly

As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might be a way to avoid the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yann Samuell
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Thibault Verhaeghe  •  Joséphine Lebas-Joly

The Beach (2000)

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Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Staffan Kihlbom

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Staffan Kihlbom

Vidocq (2001)

Paris, 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappears as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to avenge Vidocq's death and takes the investigation on...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pitof
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Inés Sastre  •  André Dussollier

Paris, 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappears as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to avenge Vidocq's death and takes the investigation on...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pitof
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Inés Sastre  •  André Dussollier

Je règle mon pas sur le pas de mon père (1999)

Sauveur (Savior) needs someone to save him, and so he begins to look for his father, a fast- talking ladies' man. The son becomes attached to his misanthropic father, and soon a crippled woman photographer and a gigolo with a killer smile also enter the scene, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rémi Waterhouse
CAST:  Jean Yanne  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Laurence Côte  •  Yves Rénier

Sauveur (Savior) needs someone to save him, and so he begins to look for his father, a fast- talking ladies' man. The son becomes attached to his misanthropic father, and soon a crippled woman photographer and a gigolo with a killer smile also enter the scene, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rémi Waterhouse
CAST:  Jean Yanne  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Laurence Côte  •  Yves Rénier

The Day the Ponies Come Back (2001)

Daniel Moulin goes to New York on a business trip and decides to take advantage of his time in the Big Apple to try and locate the father he never knew. The only thing he has to go on however is an address in the Bronx that is 25 years old.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Schatzberg
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Burt Young  •  Monica Trombetta  •  Nick Sandow

Daniel Moulin goes to New York on a business trip and decides to take advantage of his time in the Big Apple to try and locate the father he never knew. The only thing he has to go on however is an address in the Bronx that is 25 years old.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Schatzberg
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Burt Young  •  Monica Trombetta  •  Nick Sandow

Fidelity (2000)

Clélia is a very attractive photographer starting a new job for a sensationalist newspaper. She soon becomes involved with three very different men: Cléve, a middle aged books editor, Nemo, a mysterious photographer and Rupert McRoi, the owner of the broadcasting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Żuławski
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Pascal Greggory  •  Michel Subor

Clélia is a very attractive photographer starting a new job for a sensationalist newspaper. She soon becomes involved with three very different men: Cléve, a middle aged books editor, Nemo, a mysterious photographer and Rupert McRoi, the owner of the broadcasting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Żuławski
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Pascal Greggory  •  Michel Subor

Espion(s) (2009)

Vincent is a bright young man but has introverted personality. He is working as a baggage handler at an airport and refuses to follow a career path accordingly to his education. With his colleague, Gerard, Vincent used to steal objects from the luggage in the hold ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Saada
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Géraldine Pailhas  •  Stephen Rea  •  Hippolyte Girardot

Vincent is a bright young man but has introverted personality. He is working as a baggage handler at an airport and refuses to follow a career path accordingly to his education. With his colleague, Gerard, Vincent used to steal objects from the luggage in the hold ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Saada
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Géraldine Pailhas  •  Stephen Rea  •  Hippolyte Girardot

Whatever You Say (2002)

Bastien, an ambitious young production assistant, catches the attention of Jean-Louis, a producer of high regard, and is granted a shot at his own television show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Canet
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  François Berléand  •  Diane Kruger  •  Philippe Lefebvre

Bastien, an ambitious young production assistant, catches the attention of Jean-Louis, a producer of high regard, and is granted a shot at his own television show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Canet
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  François Berléand  •  Diane Kruger  •  Philippe Lefebvre

A Ticket to Space (2006)

Face à l'incompréhension de la population française quant au montant des crédits alloués à la recherche spatiale, le gouvernement lance une vaste opération de communication. En partenariat avec le Centre spatial français, un grand jeu est organisé. "Le ticket pour ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Lartigau
CAST:  Kad Merad  •  Olivier Baroux  •  Marina Foïs  •  Guillaume Canet

Face à l'incompréhension de la population française quant au montant des crédits alloués à la recherche spatiale, le gouvernement lance une vaste opération de communication. En partenariat avec le Centre spatial français, un grand jeu est organisé. "Le ticket pour ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Lartigau
CAST:  Kad Merad  •  Olivier Baroux  •  Marina Foïs  •  Guillaume Canet

The Car Keys (2003)

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DIRECTION:  Laurent Baffie
CAST:  Daniel Russo  •  Pascal Sellem  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Guillaume Canet

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DIRECTION:  Laurent Baffie
CAST:  Daniel Russo  •  Pascal Sellem  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Guillaume Canet

Turning Tide (2013)

Yann Madec, long-time best mate of Frank Drevil, the star skipper of Global System Insurance, sees his dream come true when he replaces the injured Frank at the last minute for the start of the Vendée Globe. Nine days into the race and leading, Yann is forced to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Offenstein
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  François Cluzet  •  Karine Vanasse  •  Arly Jover

Yann Madec, long-time best mate of Frank Drevil, the star skipper of Global System Insurance, sees his dream come true when he replaces the injured Frank at the last minute for the start of the Vendée Globe. Nine days into the race and leading, Yann is forced to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Offenstein
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  François Cluzet  •  Karine Vanasse  •  Arly Jover

In the Name of My Daughter (2014)

In 1976 in Nice, Agnes, the daughter of the owner of the Palais de la Méditerranée, falls in love with an older lawyer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Téchiné
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Adèle Haenel  •  Judith Chemla

In 1976 in Nice, Agnes, the daughter of the owner of the Palais de la Méditerranée, falls in love with an older lawyer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Téchiné
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Adèle Haenel  •  Judith Chemla

The Little Prince (2015)

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Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her neighbor that will tell ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Osborne
CAST:  Marion Cotillard  •  Riley Osborne  •  Paul Rudd  •  Benicio del Toro

Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her neighbor that will tell ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Osborne
CAST:  Marion Cotillard  •  Riley Osborne  •  Paul Rudd  •  Benicio del Toro

Little White Lies (2010)

Despite a traumatic event, a group of friends decide to go ahead with their annual beach vacation. Their relationships, convictions, sense of guilt and friendship are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies they've been telling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Canet
CAST:  François Cluzet  •  Benoît Magimel  •  Jean Dujardin  •  Valérie Bonneton

Despite a traumatic event, a group of friends decide to go ahead with their annual beach vacation. Their relationships, convictions, sense of guilt and friendship are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies they've been telling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Canet
CAST:  François Cluzet  •  Benoît Magimel  •  Jean Dujardin  •  Valérie Bonneton

Jappeloup (2013)

A true sports story that utterly defies the odds, Duguay’s film captures the wild ups and downs of the Olympics-bound career of legendary equine star Jappeloup and his troubled rider, locked in a tense relationship with his horseman father and forever uncertain of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Marina Hands  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Lou de Laâge

A true sports story that utterly defies the odds, Duguay’s film captures the wild ups and downs of the Olympics-bound career of legendary equine star Jappeloup and his troubled rider, locked in a tense relationship with his horseman father and forever uncertain of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Duguay
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Marina Hands  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Lou de Laâge

Blood Ties (2013)

Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Canet
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Billy Crudup  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Mila Kunis

Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Canet
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Billy Crudup  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Mila Kunis

The Players (2012)

Eight short films explore the subject of male infidelity. Serial cheaters, Fred and Greg, spend a night on the town doing what they do best, and with absolutely no regrets. The duo play various characters in assorted extracurricular situations, ranging from sexist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Dujardin  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Michel Hazanavicius  •  Emmanuelle Bercot  •  Fred Cavayé  •  Alexandre Courtes  •  Eric Lartigau
CAST:  Gilles Lellouche  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Aina Clotet  •  Jean Dujardin

Eight short films explore the subject of male infidelity. Serial cheaters, Fred and Greg, spend a night on the town doing what they do best, and with absolutely no regrets. The duo play various characters in assorted extracurricular situations, ranging from sexist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Dujardin  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Michel Hazanavicius  •  Emmanuelle Bercot  •  Fred Cavayé  •  Alexandre Courtes  •  Eric Lartigau
CAST:  Gilles Lellouche  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Aina Clotet  •  Jean Dujardin

Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart (2014)

Between 1978 and 1979, the inhabitants of the Oise are in fear of a maniac who kills several hitchhikers and escape the police. He was then dubbed "the killer of the Oise" is actually a shy young policeman who will investigate his own murder, only to lose control ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cédric Anger
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Ana Girardot  •  Jean-Yves Berteloot  •  Cédric le Maoût

Between 1978 and 1979, the inhabitants of the Oise are in fear of a maniac who kills several hitchhikers and escape the police. He was then dubbed "the killer of the Oise" is actually a shy young policeman who will investigate his own murder, only to lose control ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cédric Anger
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Ana Girardot  •  Jean-Yves Berteloot  •  Cédric le Maoût

A Better Life (2012)

Yann, a cook, and Nadia, a waitress and mother of 9-year-old child, decide to risk everything on the purchase of a restaurant. With plenty of talent, energy, love and dreams, but no finance of their own, they find themselves forced into a jungle of financing and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cédric Kahn
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Leïla Bekhti  •  Slimane Khettabi  •  Abraham Belaga

Yann, a cook, and Nadia, a waitress and mother of 9-year-old child, decide to risk everything on the purchase of a restaurant. With plenty of talent, energy, love and dreams, but no finance of their own, they find themselves forced into a jungle of financing and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cédric Kahn
CAST:  Guillaume Canet  •  Leïla Bekhti  •  Slimane Khettabi  •  Abraham Belaga
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