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Benoît Delépine (30 August 1958 –) is a French comedian and film director. He is known for his satirical activities on TV channel Canal+.

Director of the TV program Guignols de l'info for many years, he currently writes TV programs about the fictional country of Groland. He also plays the cynical journalist-reporter Mickael Kael.

In the cinema, Delépine has written and performed in two films. Mickael Kael contre la World News Company, a chess commercial, reprising two elements of the fictional career of the director: his role as a reporter for Groland and the World Company, which he contributed to create for Les Guignols.

In 2004, Aaltra, which he wrote, directed, and starred in with Gustave de Kervern enjoyed critical success. The two companions from the Groland adventure wrote and directed it as a road movie where two enemies travel the roads of northern France and Finland following an accident. Also with Gustave Kervern, he has directed and starred in Avida, which was awarded screened out of competition at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. His upcoming film Mammuth was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival.

He is a supporter of Attac.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Benoît Delépine licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Benoît Delépine (30 August 1958 –) is a French comedian and film director. He is known for his satirical activities on TV channel Canal+.

Director of the TV program Guignols de l'info for many years, he currently writes TV programs about the fictional country of Groland. He also plays the cynical journalist-reporter Mickael Kael.

In the cinema, Delépine has written and performed in two films. Mickael Kael contre la World News Company, a chess commercial, reprising two elements of the fictional career of the director: his role as a reporter for Groland and the World Company, which he contributed to create for Les Guignols.

In 2004, Aaltra, which he wrote, directed, and starred in with Gustave de Kervern enjoyed critical success. The two companions from the Groland adventure wrote and directed it as a road movie where two enemies travel the roads of northern France and Finland following an accident. Also with Gustave Kervern, he has directed and starred in Avida, which was awarded screened out of competition at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. His upcoming film Mammuth was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival.

He is a supporter of Attac.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Benoît Delépine licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 15

Birthday 1958-08-30

Place of Birth France

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 I Feel Good Director
2016 Saint Amour Director
2015 Groland le gros métrage Director
2014 Near Death Experience Director
2012 Le grand soir Director
2010 Mammuth Director
2008 Louise-Michel Director
2006 Avida Director
2004 Aaltra Director

Acting

2018 Top 25 Groland
2017 Cinéma by... Albert Dupontel
2015 Groland le gros métrage
2014 Near Death Experience as Le collègue Orange 1
2006 Avida as L'homme à la tête de scotch
2004 Aaltra as L'employé
1997 Michael Kael contre la World News Company
1995 À l'arraché

Writing

2016 Saint Amour Writer
2014 Ablations Writer
2010 Mammuth Screenplay
2008 Louise-Michel Screenplay
2006 Avida Writer
2004 Aaltra Screenplay
1995 À l'arraché Writer

Production

2014 Ablations Producer

Crew

2007 Les Guignols de l'info : Pot de départ Creator

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