Mathieu Kassovitz

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Mathieu Kassovitz
Mathieu Kassovitz
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August 03, 1967
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14 wins & 16 nominations.
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Some Facts
He wanted to make a movie that imagined what the filming of Rats: Night of Terror (1984) was like but never found financing.
Girlfriend is Aurore Lagache.
Disowned the theatrical cut of Babylon A.D. (2008) suggesting that the studio behind it 20th Century Fox, had turned it into a dumb action movie and removed the complex issues and themes he had originally wanted the film to feature. It is reported these cuts where imposed by the studio for pacing reasons and to achieve a PG-13 rating.
Son of Peter Kassovitz and Chantal Rémy.
Member of the jury at the 2001. Cannes Film Festival.
Personal Quotes
I don't know if it's really important, or intelligent even, when people say to me I'm a white Spike Lee, because they said to Spike Lee you're a black Woody Allen.
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[on the policemen who protested La Haine (1995) at Cannes] How can you disapprove of something you haven't even seen?
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[on the situation in the Banlieues of France] It's a vicious circle. Cops hate kids because kids hate cops and so on, and it will never end.
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I'm very unhappy with the film, I never had a chance to do one scene the way it was written or the way I wanted it to be. The script wasn't respected. Bad producers, bad partners, it was a terrible experience. - On his unfortunate partnership with 20TH Century Fox making Babylon A.D. (2008).
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Filmography
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