Jean-Louis Livi

Jean-Louis Livi (born 29 January 1941)[1] is a French film producer.

Jean-Louis Livi
Born (1941-01-29) 29 January 1941 (age 82)
Marseille, France
OccupationFilm producer
Years active1988–present
RelativesYves Montand (uncle)

Livi was nominated for an Academy Award and two BAFTA Film Awards for producing The Father (2020).

Early lifeEdit

Jean-Louis Livi is the son of Giuliano/Julien Livi (1917–1994), the older brother of Italian-French actor Yves Montand.[2]

CareerEdit

Between 1990 and 2006, Livi was director of the production companies Film par film and SEDIF (Société d'exploitation et de distribution de films) Productions. Since 2006,[3] he has been the director the production company F comme film.[4] Livi also manages the company Solivagus Productions.[5]

Livi and Bernard Murat have been co-directors of the Théâtre des Mathurins and of the Théâtre Édouard VII in Paris.[6][7][8][9]

In 2021, Livi became a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[10]

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Director Notes
1988 The Little Thief Claude Miller
1991 On peut toujours rêver Pierre Richard
Merci la vie Bertrand Blier
My Father the Hero Gérard Lauzier
Tous les matins du monde Alain Corneau
La Totale! Claude Zidi
1992 A Heart in Winter Claude Sautet
The Accompanist Claude Miller
1994 My Father the Hero Steve Miner
Colonel Chabert Yves Angelo
The Smile Claude Miller
1995 New World Alain Corneau
L'amour conjugal Benoît Barbier
1996 The Best Job in the World Gérard Lauzier
1997 Droit dans le mur Pierre Richard
1998 Stolen Life Yves Angelo
1999 Monsieur Naphtali Olivier Schatzky
Chili con carne Thomas Gilou
The Frenchman's Son Gérard Lauzier
2000 Passionnément Bruno Nuytten
La moitié du ciel Alain Mazars
2001 Read My Lips Jacques Audiard
2002 Sur le bout des doigts Yves Angelo
2003 The Overeater Thierry Binisti
2005 Je vous trouve très beau Isabelle Mergault
2007 The Merry Widow Isabelle Mergault
2008 Leur morale... et la nôtre Florence Quentin
A Man and His Dog Francis Huster
2009 Wild Grass Alain Resnais
I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive Claude Miller and Nathan Miller
Mademoiselle Chambon Stéphane Brizé
2010 Une exécution ordinaire Marc Dugain
Wandering Streams Pascal Rabaté
2011 La bonté des femmes Yves Angelo and Marc Dugain Television film
2012 10 jours en or Nicolas Brossette
La danse de l'albatros Nathan Miller Television film
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet Alain Resnais
Camille Rewinds Noémie Lvovsky
Quelques heures de printemps Stéphane Brizé
2013 Henri Yolande Moreau
2014 Life of Riley Alain Resnais
Des fleurs pour Algernon Yves Angelo Television film
Les trois silences Laurent Herbiet Television film
2015 Floride Philippe Le Guay
2017 Ava Léa Mysius
Demain et tous les autres jours Noémie Lvovsky
Reinventing Marvin Anne Fontaine
2020 The Father Florian Zeller
Police Anne Fontaine
2021 Les lendemains de veille Loïc Paillard
2022 Maigret Patrice Leconte
The Five Devils Léa Mysius

Awards and nominationsEdit

Award Year Category Film Result Ref(s)
Academy Awards 2021 Best Picture The Father Nominated [11]
British Academy Film Awards 1994 Best Film Not in the English Language A Heart in Winter Nominated
2021 Best Film The Father Nominated [12]
Outstanding British Film The Father Nominated [12]
British Independent Film Awards 2021 Best British Independent Film The Father Nominated
César Awards 2007 Best First Feature Film Je vous trouve très beau Won
2010 Best Film Wild Grass Nominated
2013 Best Film Camille Rewinds Nominated
European Film Awards 1993 Best Film A Heart in Winter Nominated
2021 Best Film The Father Nominated

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jean-Louis Livi". AllMovie. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Jean-Louis Livi: la déchirure et la réconciliation avec Montand". L'Humanité. 8 March 1994. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Biographie Jean-Louis Livi" (PDF). F comme Film (in French). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  4. ^ "M. Jean LIVI, Gérant de F COMME FILM sur DIRIGEANT.COM". dirigeant.societe.com (in French). Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  5. ^ "SOLIVAGUS (PARIS 16) Chiffre d'affaires, résultat, bilans sur SOCIETE.COM - 384122669". www.societe.com (in French). Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  6. ^ Le Théâtre Édouard VII racheté par Bernard Murat et Jean-Louis Livi, Le Monde
  7. ^ Interview de Jean-Louis Livi, Allociné
  8. ^ Jean-Louis Livi : aimer, plaire et compter, Le Figaro
  9. ^ « Resnais avait l’art de vous faire croire que vous étiez intelligent », Paris Match
  10. ^ Davis, Clayton (1 July 2021). "Academy Invites 395 New Members for 2021, Including Robert Pattinson, Andra Day, Steven Yeun". Variety. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  11. ^ Khatchatourian, Maane (25 April 2021). "Oscars 2021: The Complete Winners List". Variety. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  12. ^ a b "2021 EE British Academy Film Awards: The Winners". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 11 April 2021. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
  13. ^ "Arrêté du 9 juillet 2014 portant nomination et promotion dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres". www.culture.gouv.fr (in French). 9 July 2014. Retrieved 24 May 2022.

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