52nd edition

Laurent Achard

Born in 1963, Laurent Achard worked as assistant director on Jean-Claude Guiguet’s Faubourg Saint-Martin and Gérard Frot-Coutaz’s Après après-demain. In 1990, he made his first short, Qu’en savent les morts ? His second short, Dimanche ou les fantômes, shown at the Directors’ Fortnight, won prizes in various festivals. His first feature, Plus qu’hier, moins que demain, won the Cyril Collard Award.