Patrice Chéreau

02.11.1944, Lezigne, France


Patrice Chéreau is famous in France primarily as a theater director. However, he has made some acclaimed films as well. His most famous films are the historical drama based on Alexandre Dumas’ novel, Queen Margot (La Reine Margot, 1994), that won many awards; family drama Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train, 1998); screen adaptation of Hanif Kureishi’s novel Intimacy (2001) that won the Golden Bear at the Berlin film festival. His other films are Flesh of the Orchid (La chair de l'orchidée, 1975), The Wounded Man (L' homme blessé, 1983), His Brother (Son frčre, 2003) and Gabrielle (2005).


Films by this director



Directed by: Patrice Chéreau

This is a screen adaptation of Hanif Kureishi’s novel about two strangers, Jay and Claire, who meet every week just to have sex.Jay is a barman from London who has recently left his family. He soon wishes to find out more about his sex partner and follows Claire. By chance, he meets Claire’s husband.

color, 119 minuta
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