Marion Vernoux

Marion Vernoux (born 29 June 1966) is a French director and screenwriter.

Marion Vernoux
Marion Vernoux Cabourg 2013.jpg
Born29 June 1966 (1966-06-29) (age 55)
OccupationDirector, screenwriter
Years active1990-present

Life and careerEdit

Born in Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, Vernoux was the only daughter of a casting director and of a set decorator.[1] After several experiences as a production assistant, she debuted in 1988 as co-director of the music video for the song "N'importe quoi" by Florent Pagny, and in 1990 she wrote the film Pacific Palisades, inspired by her own experiences.[1] In 1991 she made her feature film debut with Pierre qui roule, which was well received by critics.[1] Her 1999 film Empty Days was entered into the main competition at the 56th edition of the Venice Film Festival, winning the President of the Italian Senate's Gold Medal.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Vernoux was married to director Jacques Audiard, with whom she had three children.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Pacific Palisades Writer
1991 Pierre qui roule Director & Writer TV Movie
1994 Personne ne m'aime Nominated - César Award for Best First Feature Film
Nominated - Locarno Festival - Golden Leopard
1996 Love, etc.
Je n'en ferai pas un drame Actress
L'@mour est à réinventer Director TV Series (1 Episode)
1998 La voie est libre Writer
1999 Rien à faire Director & Writer Venice Film Festival - The President of the Italian Senate's Gold Medal
Nominated - Venice Film Festival - Golden Lion
Venus Beauty Institute Writer
2000 Drug Scenes Director TV Series (1 Episode)
2001 A Hell of a Day Director & Writer
2003 Jusqu'au bout de la route Writer TV Movie
2004 À boire Director & Writer
2008 Rien dans les poches TV Movie
2013 Bright Days Ahead
2015 Et ta soeur
2016 Raw Actress
2018 Bonhomme Director & Wroter


  1. ^ a b c d Sabrina Champenois (16 June 2013). "Marion Vernoux: tendre est l'envie". Libération. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  2. ^ David Rooney (September 13, 1999). "Chinese best at Venice fest". Variety. Retrieved 3 November 2014.

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