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Pierre Morel

Pierre Morel
Taken in Paris, 27 February 2008
Born (1964-05-12) 12 May 1964 (age 50)
France
Occupation Film director, cinematographer
Years active 1992–present
Notable work(s) District 13
Taken
From Paris with Love

Pierre Morel (born 12 May 1964) is a French cinematographer and film director, best known for directing District 13, From Paris with Love and Taken,

Movie career

After spending his formative years in cinema school, Pierre Morel debuted in 2000 as camera operator with the first Richard Berry's film L'Art (délicat) de la séduction.

The next year, he began a career as cinematographer, working with such directors as Louis Leterrier, Corey Yuen, Nancy Meyers, Alek Keshishian, Luc Besson and Phillip Atwell. At the same time, he directed his first film District 13 in 2004, followed by Taken in 2008 and From Paris with Love, in 2010.

Morel was attached to Paramount's planned remake of Frank Herbert's Dune[1] but left the project before it was cancelled.[2] He is also set to direct the action film The Gunman starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem and potentially Idris Elba.[3]

Filmography

As cinematographer

As director

See also

Film portal

References

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • AllRovi
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