Philippe Le Guay

Philippe Le Guay (born 22 October 1956) is a French screenwriter, film director and occasional actor. He studied film at the IDHEC and began his career as a screenwriter before directing his first feature film Les Deux Fragonard in 1989. He is known for his work on The Women on the 6th Floor (2010), which was well received at the French box office, and the César Award-nominated Bicycling with Molière (2013).[1]

Philippe Le Guay
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Philippe Le Guay in 2014
Born (1956-10-22) 22 October 1956 (age 63)
OccupationScreenwriter, film director, actor
Years active1983–present


As director/screenwriterEdit

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter
1983 Il ne faut jurer de rien Yes Short film
1984 Le Clou Yes Yes Short film
Audience Award (Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival)
1985 Grosse Yes Short film
1986 15 août Yes Short film
1987 Cayenne Palace Yes
1989 Les Deux Fragonard Yes Yes
1989 Sandra Yes Also as actor
1990 Every Other Weekend Yes
1990 Overseas Yes Bayard d'Or for Best Screenplay
1992 Lapse of Memory Yes
1992 Urgence d'aimer Yes Yes Telefilm
1993 Ascension Express Yes Telefilm
1993 Rhésus Roméo Yes Telefilm
1995 L'Année Juliette Yes Yes
1996 Tout ce qui brille Yes Telefilm
1997 After Sex Yes
2001 Nightshift Yes Yes
2003 The Cost of Living Yes Yes
2006 Du jour au lendemain Yes Yes
2010 The Women on the 6th Floor Yes Yes
2011 Vian Was His Name Yes Telefilm
2011 My Little Princess Yes
2013 Bicycling with Molière Yes Yes Audience Award for Best in World Cinema (Sarasota Film Festival)
Nominated—César Award for Best Original Screenplay
2015 Belles Familles Yes
2015 Floride Yes Yes
2017 Normandie Nue Yes Yes

As actorEdit

Year Title Role
1989 Sandra A diplomat
1991 Août The bar owner
1991 Textiles The regular patron
2014 Not My Type The moderator


  1. ^ "Philippe Le Guay". Canal+.

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