Michel Seydoux

Michel Seydoux (French: [sɛdu]; born 11 September 1947) is a French businessman and film producer. He also serves as the president and chairman of the French association football club Lille OSC.

Michel Seydoux
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Seydoux in 2011
Born (1947-09-11) 11 September 1947 (age 73)
Paris, France
OccupationFilm producer
Years active1973–present

In 1975-1976, Seydoux worked with director Alejandro Jodorowsky on a film adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune. The movie was never made due to lack of financing; the story of the project is told in Jodorowsky's Dune, which prominently features Seydoux.[1]

In 1997 he was a member of the jury at the 20th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]

FamilyEdit

Seydoux is the grandson of scientist Marcel Schlumberger and has two brothers; Jérôme and Nicolas.[3] Jérôme is a shareholder on football club Olympique Lyonnais. Seydoux is the grand-uncle of actress Léa Seydoux.

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jodorowsky, Alejandro (1985). "Dune: Le Film Que Vous Ne Verrez Jamais (Dune: The Film You Will Never See)". Métal Hurlant. DuneInfo.com. Archived from the original on 29 April 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  2. ^ "20th Moscow International Film Festival (1997)". Moscow International Film Festival. Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  3. ^ Fritz, Roger (2005) [1997]. Wars of Succession: The Blessings, Curses and Lessons that Family-owned Firms Offer Anyone in Business. Los Angeles, CA and Aberdeen, WA: Silver Lake Publishing. p. 200. ISBN 978-1-56343-137-1.

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