Jean-Pierre Dardenne

Producer, Director, Writer

Producer, Director, Writer


After studying drama in the arts institute, Jean Pierre Dardenne and his brother Luc made some videos about the rough life in blue-collar small towns in the Wallonie. After their meeting with filmmaker Armad Gatti and cinematographer Ned Burgess, they decided to enter in the movie business. In 1978 they shot their first documentary, Le chant du ...
Birth date
1951-04-21
Awards
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 57 wins & 72 nominations.

Known For


Two Days, One Night
Two Days, One Night
Producer (2014)
The Kid with a Bike
The Kid with a Bike
Producer (2011)
Lorna's Silence
Lorna's Silence
Producer (2008)
The Child
The Child
Producer (2005)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerLa plus précieuse des marchandises
(co-producer) (announced)
2022
ProducerLa Ligne
(co-producer) (pre-production)
ProducerPræy
(co-producer) (post-production)
ProducerAtarrabi & Mikelats
(co-producer)
2020
ProducerRed Soil
(co-producer)
2020
ProducerHoney Cigar
(associate producer)
2020
ProducerYoung Ahmed
(producer)
2019
ProducerCasanova, Last Love
(co-producer)
2019
ProducerFatwa
(co-producer)
2018
ProducerNiet Schieten
(co-producer)
2018
ProducerThe Sisters Brothers
(associate producer)
2018
ProducerHow Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal
(Short) (producer)
2018
ProducerPaul Sanchez Is Back!
(co-producer)
2018
ProducerDear Son
(co-producer)
2018
ProducerCarnivores
(co-producer)
2018/I
ProducerDrôle de père
(producer)
2017
ProducerEndangered Species
(co-producer)
2017
ProducerPlanetarium
(co-producer)
2016
ProducerGraduation
(co-producer)
2016
ProducerThe Unknown Girl
(producer)
2016
ProducerThe Dancer
(co-producer)
2016
ProducerHedi
(co-producer)
2016
ProducerThe Son of Joseph
(producer)
2016
ProducerHinter den Wolken
(co-producer)
2016
ProducerGood Luck Algeria
(producer)
2015
ProducerLong Live the Bride
(co-producer)
2015
ProducerLes Cowboys
(co-producer)
2015
ProducerDiary of a Chambermaid
(co-producer)
2015
ProducerWild Life
(co-producer)
2014
Producer40-Love
(producer)
2014
ProducerTwo Days, One Night
(producer)
2014
ProducerPlaying Dead
(co-producer)
2013
ProducerMarina
(co-producer)
2013
ProducerDie offene Seele
(Documentary) (co-producer)
2013
ProducerIon
(Documentary) (producer)
2013
ProducerUn été avec Anton
(TV Movie documentary) (producer)
2012
ProducerBeyond the Hills
(co-producer)
2012
ProducerRust and Bone
(co-producer)
2012
ProducerDer Aufsteiger
(producer)
2011
ProducerThe Kid with a Bike
(producer)
2011
ProducerK.O.R.
(Documentary) (producer)
2010
ProducerChildren Without a Shadow
(Documentary) (executive producer)
2009
ProducerThe Front Line
(producer)
2009
ProducerPremier Jour
(Short) (producer)
2008
ProducerLorna's Silence
(producer)
2008
ProducerWhy We Can't See Each Other Outside When the Sun is Shining
(Documentary) (producer)
2007
ProducerEinmal Polizist, immer Polizist
(co-producer)
2007
ProducerMadonnen
(co-producer)
2007
ProducerDer Oberst und ich
(producer)
2006
ProducerRwanda, les collines parlent
(Documentary) (producer)
2006
ProducerThe Child
(producer)
2005
ProducerIl fare politica
(Documentary) (producer)
2005
ProducerThe Ax
(co-producer)
2005
ProducerLe soleil assassiné
(producer)
2003
ProducerStormy Weather
(producer)
2003
ProducerThe Living World
(co-producer)
2003
ProducerRomances de terre et d'eau
(Documentary) (producer)
2002
ProducerFirst Love
(Short) (producer)
2002
ProducerDer Sohn
(producer)
2002
ProducerBrook by Brook
(TV Movie documentary) (co-producer)
2002
ProducerMilch der Zärtlichkeit
(co-producer)
2001
ProducerLa devinière
(Documentary) (line producer)
2000
ProducerL'héritier
(Short) (executive producer)
1999
ProducerRosetta
(producer)
1999
ProducerGigi, Monica... et Bianca
(Documentary) (executive producer)
1997
ProducerThe Promise
(producer)
1996
ProducerFaute de soleil
(co-producer)
1995
ProducerIch denke an euch
(producer)
1992
RoleTitleYear
DirectorYoung Ahmed2019
DirectorThe Unknown Girl2016
DirectorTwo Days, One Night2014
DirectorThe Kid with a Bike2011
DirectorLorna's Silence2008
DirectorTo Each His Own Cinema
(segment "Dans l'Obscurité")
2007
DirectorLaissez-les grandir ici!
(Documentary short) (co-director)
2007
DirectorThe Child2005
DirectorDer Sohn2002
DirectorRosetta1999
DirectorThe Promise1996
DirectorIch denke an euch1992
DirectorFalsch1987
DirectorIl court, il court, le monde
(Short)
1987
DirectorRegard Jonathan/Jean Louvet, son oeuvre
(Documentary)
1983
DirectorLeçons d'une université volante
(Documentary)
1982
DirectorR... ne répond plus
(Documentary)
1981
DirectorPour que la guerre s'achève, les murs devaient s'écrouler
(Documentary)
1980
DirectorLorsque le bateau de Léon M. descendit la Meuse pour la première fois
(Documentary short)
1979
DirectorLe chant du rossignol
(Documentary)
1978
RoleTitleYear
WriterYoung Ahmed
(screenplay)
2019
WriterThe Unknown Girl
(screenplay)
2016
WriterTwo Days, One Night2014
WriterThe Kid with a Bike2011
WriterLorna's Silence
(written by - as Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne)
2008
WriterTo Each His Own Cinema
(segment "Dans l'Obscurité")
2007
WriterThe Child2005
WriterDer Sohn2002
WriterRosetta
(writer)
1999
WriterThe Promise1996
WriterIch denke an euch
(screenplay)
1992
WriterFalsch1987
WriterIl court, il court, le monde
(Short)
1987
WriterLeçons d'une université volante
(Documentary)
1982
WriterR... ne répond plus
(Documentary)
1981
WriterPour que la guerre s'achève, les murs devaient s'écrouler
(Documentary)
1980
WriterLorsque le bateau de Léon M. descendit la Meuse pour la première fois
(Documentary short) (writer)
1979
RoleTitleYear
CinematographerLeçons d'une université volante
(Documentary)
1982
CinematographerR... ne répond plus
(Documentary)
1981
CinematographerLorsque le bateau de Léon M. descendit la Meuse pour la première fois
(Documentary short)
1979
RoleTitleYear
EditorRegard Jonathan/Jean Louvet, son oeuvre
(Documentary)
1983
EditorR... ne répond plus
(Documentary)
1981
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentRegard Jonathan/Jean Louvet, son oeuvre
(Documentary) (camera operator)
1983
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThe Sisters Brothers
(the producers would like to thank)
2018
ThanksWhite Elephant
(thanks)
2012
ThanksA Letter to Elia
(Documentary) (thanks)
2010
RoleTitleYear
SelfDías de cine
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 6 December 2019 (2019) ... Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 24 May 2019 (2019) ... Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 2 March 2017 (2017) ... Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 23 October 2014 (2014) ... Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 22 May 2014 (2014) ... Self - Interviewee Show all 6 episodes
2011-2019
SelfL'invité
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 26 May 2019 (2019) ... Self - Episode dated 22 May 2019 (2019) ... Self - Episode dated 9 October 2016 (2016) ... Self - Episode dated 19 May 2016 (2016) ... Self
2016-2019
SelfCannes Film Festival
(TV Series) Self / Self - Winner - Cérémonie de clôture du 72ème Festival de Cannes 2019 (2019) ... Self - Cérémonie de clôture du 65ème festival de Cannes (2012) ... Self - Cérémonie de clôture du 64ème festival de Cannes (2011) ... Self - Winner - Cannes Film Festival 2011 (2011) ... Self - Cérémonie de clôture du 61ème Festival international du film de Cannes (2008) ... Self Show all 8 episodes
1999-2019
SelfÀrtic
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.99 (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfTria33
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee - Episode #3.52 (2017) ... Self - Interviewee
2017
SelfFrench cinema mon amour
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2015
SelfEs war einmal ..
(TV Series documentary) Self - Rosetta (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfThe Legend of the Palme D'Or
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2015
SelfThe Dardennes on Leon M's Boat
(Documentary short) Self
2015
SelfJanela Indiscreta
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.248 (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfDP/30: Conversations About Movies
(TV Series) Self / Self - Guest - The Dardennes, Two Days One Night (2014) ... Self - Kid with a Bike, Director/Writers Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne (2011) ... Self - Guest
2011-2014
SelfCinema 3
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 23 October 2014 (2014) ... Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 29 May 2014 (2014) ... Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 27 October 2011 (2011) ... Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 19 May 2011 (2011) ... Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 26 June 2010 (2010) ... Self - Interviewee
2010-2014
SelfL'âge de raison, le cinéma des frères Dardenne
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfReturn to Seraing with Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
(Video documentary short) Self
2012
SelfBergmans video
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self (2012)
2012
SelfUne journée particulière
(Documentary) Self
2012
SelfThe 2011 European Film Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
2011
SelfInternational Flaiano Awards 2011
(TV Special) Self
2011
SelfSodankylä Forever
(TV Series documentary) Self - Valon draama (2010) ... Self - Ikuinen aika (2010) ... Self - Ensimmäisen elokuvamuiston kaiho (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfGilles Jacob: CIitizen Cannes
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2010
SelfHistoires de cinéma
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 23 March 2010 (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfLa nuit des Césars
(TV Series documentary) Self - Nominee - 34ème nuit des Césars (2009) ... Self - Nominee - 31ème nuit des Césars (2006) ... Self - Nominee
2006-2009
Self40 x 15
(Documentary) Self
2008
SelfKennwort Kino
(TV Series documentary) Self - Unter Brüdern (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfCinéma, de notre temps
(TV Series documentary) Self - Le Home Cinéma des frères Dardenne (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfLe Home Cinéma des frères Dardenne
(Documentary) Self
2006
SelfL'hebdo cinéma
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode dated 21 May 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfThe 2005 European Film Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee: Best European Film
2005
SelfVivement dimanche
(TV Series) Self - Jeanne Moreau (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfMeine Filme: 8 Starregisseure erzählen
(TV Series documentary) Self - Luc et Jean-Pierre Dardenne (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfJ'aime la vie, je fais du vélo, je vais au cinéma
(Documentary) Self - Interviewee
2005
SelfHep Taxi!
(TV Mini-Series) Self - Episode dated 9 January 2005 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfLa beauté du geste
(Documentary) Self
2004
SelfChaplin Today: Modern Times
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2003
SelfBouillon de culture
(TV Series documentary) Self - Du travail à tout prix (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfLorsque le bateau de Léon M. descendit la Meuse pour la première fois
(Documentary short) (voice)
1979
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageCinema mil
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Self
2005