François Margolin

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Ballet Aquatique Trailer

François Margolin, born on the 29th of March 1957, alumnus from FEMIS (French National Film School), combines the hats of writer, director and producer. He directed Mensonge in 1994, with Nathalie Baye, The Opium of the Talibans in 2001 and Les Petits Soldats (about Child Soldiers in Liberia) in 2005. His first short movie, Elle et Lui, won the famous Jean Vigo Prize. His work as a producer won him to work with prestigious directors like Raoul Ruiz (Nucingen House, Dias de Campo), Hou Hsiao-Hsien (The Flight of the Red Balloon), Raymond Depardon (Empty Quarter, une Femme en Afrique), Olivier Assayas (Boarding Gate) or Costa Gavras and Abbas Kiarostami for the omnibus documentary À propos de Nice, la suite. In 1986 he created the production company of Médecins Sans Frontières in Paris and worked as a journalist during the eighties for Liberation and L’Express, in Africa and Afghanistan. He published a successful book about the Black Jews of Ethiopia, We were the only Jews in the World, in 2008.

Most Popular François Margolin Trailers

Total trailers found: 12

Mensonge Trailer (1993)

26 May 1993

Emma (Nathalie Baye) has been happily married to Charles (Didier Sandre), a hardworking journalist, for over ten years.

Boarding Gate Trailer (2007)

18 May 2007

A sordid and complex series of events unfolds when an ex-prostitute becomes involved with a couple in Hong Kong.

Flight of the Red Balloon Trailer (2007)

17 May 2007

The first part in a new series of films produced by Musée d'Orsay, 'Flight of the Red Balloon' tells the story of a French family as seen through the eyes of a Chinese student.

Peshmerga Trailer (2016)

08 June 2016

From July to December 2015, with a camera team in tow, Bernard-Henri Lévy journeyed 1,000 km along the frontline separating Iraqi Kurdistan from Islamic State troops.

Death in Sarajevo Trailer (2016)

07 April 2016

Sarajevo on 28 of June, 2014. At the Hotel Europa, the best hotel in town, the manager Omer prepares to welcome a delegation of diplomatic VIPs.

Salafistes Trailer (2016)

27 January 2016

A documentary that takes us to the heart of jihadism in Mali

The Art Dealer Trailer (2015)

18 March 2015

A young woman is searching, today, in Paris, the collection of paintings stolen from her Jewish family during WWII.

La maison Nucingen Trailer (2008)

30 June 2008

Ballet Aquatique Trailer (2012)

01 February 2012

In one of his very last projects, Raul Ruiz celebrates the films of his historical predecessor Jean Painlevé, a documentary innovator whose work always blended science with surrealism.

Dias de campo Trailer (2004)

05 September 2004

In a bar in Santiago, two old men talk over their past. This is a strange discussion. In fact, they talk of themselves as if they were dead.

À propos de Nice, la suite Trailer (1995)

13 September 1995

Anthology of short films about the French city of Nice, by various directors. A homage to Jean Vigo and his "À propos de Nice" from 1930.

Empty Quarter: A Woman in Africa Trailer (1985)

14 October 1985

A man invites a woman to share his room in a hostel and gradually falls in love with her.