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François Ozon

Thibaut Schilt


In just over a decade, François Ozon has earned an international reputation as a successful and provocative filmmaker. A student of Eric Rohmer and Jean Douchet at the prestigious Fémis, Ozon has made a number of critically acclaimed shorts and eleven feature films, including international successes 8 femmes and Swimming Pool, and more recent releases such as Angel, Ricky, and Le refuge. Despite tremendous diversity in cinematic choices, Ozon's oeuvre is surprisingly consistent in its desire to blur the traditional frontiers between the masculine and the feminine, gay and straight, reality and ... More

Keywords: François Ozon, filmmaker, Fémis, French filmmaking, international queer cinema, film director, feature films, short films, cinema

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780252036002
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252036002.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thibaut Schilt, author
College of the Holy Cross