Director and producer, France
Bertrand Tavernier is one of the greatest figures of French cinema. He is responsible for more than thirty films, many of which are cult: Coup de torchon, Autour de Minuit, L627, Capitaine Conan, Quai d'Orsay... President of the Institut Lumière, he shares his passion for cinema through numerous books. He has been selected multiple times in the most prestigious festivals and received a BAFTA for La vie et rien d’autre in 1990, the director’s award in Cannes in 1984 for Un dimanche à la campagne and two awards in Berlin for L'Horloger de Saint-Paul in 1974 and L'Appât in 1995. During his fifty years of career, he also reaped 20 César nominations and won 5 times.
Bertrand Tavernier came to Les Arcs Film Festival as Guest of Honour in 2014.