Arthur Joffé

Arthur Joffé (born 20 September 1953) is a French film director, the son of the director and screenwriter Alex Joffé.[1][2] He was awarded the Palme d'Or du court métrage at the 1982 Cannes film festival for his short film Merlin ou le cours de l'or.[1][3] He was also the recipient of the Youth Prize in Cannes for his film Casting.[citation needed]

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Arthur Joffé was born on 20 September 1953 in Paris. His first full-length feature film was Harem, starring Ben Kingsley and Nastassja Kinski.[1]



  1. ^ a b c Philippe Rège, Encyclopedia of French Film Directors, volume 1, p538
  2. ^ " Mort du cinéaste Alex Joffé", Libération, 21 August 1995
    - "La mort d'Alex Joffé". Les Echos, 21 August 1995
  3. ^ Awards 1982 : Competition, Festival de Cannes website

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