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Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Born (1974-09-14) 14 September 1974 (age 46)
Paris, France
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1998–present

Gilles Paquet-Brenner (born 14 September 1974) is a French director and screenwriter. He is the son of the opera singer Ève Brenner. Paquet-Brenner's first feature film in 2001, Pretty Things, won an award at the Deauville American Film Festival.[1] In 2009, Paquet-Brenner directed the low-budget and direct-to-DVD but generally positively received film, Walled In.


Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter
1998 13 Minutes in the Life of Josh and Anna Yes Short film
2000 Le Marquis Yes Short film; also as cinematographer
2001 Pretty Things Yes Yes Deauville American Film Festival - Prix Michel d'Ornano
2003 Payoff Yes Yes
2007 U.V. Yes Yes
2007 Gomez vs Tavarès Yes Yes
2009 Walled In Yes Yes
2010 Sarah's Key Yes Yes Tokyo International Film Festival - Best Director
Tokyo International Film Festival - Audience Award
2015 Dark Places Yes Yes
2017 Crooked House Yes Yes


  1. ^ "Prix Michel d'Ornano". Deauville. Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2015-07-26.