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Melvil Poupaud

Melvil Poupaud

French actor and film director
January 26, 1973 (50 years old)

The Favorite

V.O.: Jeanne du Barry
Fr. 2023. Biography by Maïwenn with Maïwenn, Johnny Depp, Benjamin Lavernhe. Coming from the working class, the courtesan Jeanne du Barry nevertheless became the favorite of King Louis XV.
Runtime: 117 min.

Brother and Sister

V.O.: Frère et soeur
Fr. 2022. Drama by Arnaud Desplechin with Marion Cotillard, Melvil Poupaud, Patrick Timsit. A stage actress, who hates her writer brother, avoids meeting him when they go to the hospital to visit their parents, seriously injured in an accident.
Runtime: 108 min.

One Fine Morning

V.O.: Un Beau matin
Fr. 2022. Drama by Mia Hansen-Love with Léa Seydoux, Melvil Poupaud, Pascal Greggory. While caring for her ailing father, a translator, who is raising her daughter alone, begins an affair with a long lost friend who is now married.
Runtime: 112 min.
Fr. 2021. Sentimental drama by Carine Tardieu with Fanny Ardant, Melvil Poupaud, Cécile de France. Seemingly happily married with two children, an oncologist in his mid-forties nevertheless falls madly in love with a retired architect 25 years his senior.
Runtime: 114 min.

Summer of 85

V.O.: Été 85
Fr. 2020. Sentimental drama by François Ozon with Félix Lefebvre, Benjamin Voisin, Philippine Velge. Before he is due to appear in court, a teenager reflects on his passionate relationship with a charismatic 18-year-old boy who died under troubling circumstances.
Runtime: 100 min.

By the Grace of God

V.O.: Grâce à Dieu
Fr. 2018. Drama by François Ozon with Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud. The complaint of a family man made against the pedophile priest who assaulted him 30 years earlier triggers a wave of accusations in the Lyon region.
Runtime: 138 min.
Fr. 2017. Sentimental drama by Charles de Meaux with Bingbing Fan, Melvil Poupaud, Thibault de Montalembert. In the 18th century, the Jesuit Jean-Denis Attiret, official painter for the Chinese Imperial Court, is commissioned to paint the portrait of the wife of Emperor Qianlong.
Runtime: 108 min.
Fr. 2016. Dramatic comedy by Justine Triet with Virginie Efira, Vincent Lacoste, Melvil Poupaud. A lawyer's life is turned upside down when her ex-husband starts writing a book about their relationship and she has to defend a friend accused of assault in court.
Runtime: 97 min.
Runtime: 107 min.
U.S. 2015. Sentimental drama by Angelina Jolie with Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent. The marital crisis of two Americans on vacation by the sea is aggravated by the apparent happiness of a French couple on their honeymoon, staying at the same hotel.
Runtime: 122 min.
Fr. 2014. Mores drama by Lucie Borleteau with Ariane Labed, Melvil Poupaud, Anders Danielsen Lie. A mechanic reconnects with a former lover who is the captain of the container ship she is aboard.
Runtime: 97 min.
Can. 2012. Sentimental drama by Xavier Dolan with Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye. A thirty-year-old teacher upsets his partner and family when he reveals that he is in fact a woman in a man's body.
Runtime: 165 min.

Les Lignes de Wellington

V.O.: Linhas de Wellington
Port. 2012. History by Valeria Sarmiento with Nuno Lopes, Melvil Poupaud, John Malkovich. In the fall of 1810, the Napoleonic army led by Marshal Mass
Runtime: 151 min.

Black Heaven

V.O.: L'Autre Monde
Fr. 2010. Thriller by Gilles Marchand with Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Louise Bourgoin, Melvil Poupaud. A teenager from Marseilles leaves his girlfriend to follow a mysterious and suicidal young woman, a fan of an online virtual game.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 2010. Drama by Benoît Jacquot with Melvil Poupaud, Patrick Mille, Jules-Angelo Bigarnet. In 1920s Paris, various intrigues link two high school friends in revolt and one of their uncles who is a writer.
Runtime: 120 min.
Fr. 2009. Dramatic comedy by James Huth with Jean Dujardin, Daniel Prévost, Alexandra Lamy. Appointed by the president of the United States to pacify his hometown before the arrival of the railroad, Lucky Luke is challenged after accidentally killing one of his enemies.
Runtime: 104 min.

A Christmas Tale

V.O.: Un Conte de Noël
Fr. 2008. Psychological drama by Arnaud Desplechin with Catherine Deneuve, Mathieu Amalric, Jean-Paul Roussillon. A family reunited for the holidays must deal with the mother's serious illness, as well as the return of the eccentric youngest son after five years of banishment.
Runtime: 146 min.

Partners in Crimes

V.O.: Le Crime est notre affaire
Fr. 2008. Police comedy by Pascal Thomas with Catherine Frot, André Dussollier, Claude Rich. Posing as a cook, a chatelaine investigates the murder of a woman in a residence inhabited by a cantankerous old man and his children at each other’s throats.
Runtime: 109 min.
G.-B. 2008. Thriller by Sean Ellis with Lena Headey, Melvil Poupaud, Richard Jenkins. Astonished to meet her doppelganger, a London radiologist decides to follow her through the city.
Fr. 2007. Crime drama by Pascal Thomas with François Morel, Melvil Poupaud, Chiara Mastroianni. In a villa on the Brittany coast, the secrets of the guests gathered by the old mistress of the house surface when she is found murdered.
Runtime: 107 min.
Fr. 2005. Drama by François Ozon with Melvil Poupaud, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Jeanne Moreau. A young fashion photographer diagnosed with terminal cancer refuses to be treated and decides to live his last weeks as she wishes.
Runtime: 81 min.
U.S. 2003. Sentimental comedy by James Ivory with Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Thierry Lhermitte. A young American woman comes to Paris to help her older sister in the midst of a divorce and falls in love with a middle-aged French politician.
Runtime: 117 min.
Fr. 2001. Mores comedy by Marion Vernoux with Karin Viard, Hélène Fillières, Victor Lanoux. Over 24 hours, four people experience all kinds of annoyances.
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 2000. Dramatic comedy by Raúl Ruiz with Melvil Poupaud, Elsa Zylberstein, Lambert Wilson. Nine stories, inspired by various tales and legends, permute and telescope according to a mathematical algorithm.

Time Regained

V.O.: Le Temps retrouvé
Fr. 1999. Mores drama by Raúl Ruiz with Marcello Mazzarella, Emmanuelle Béart, Pascal Greggory. In 1922, a novelist on the verge of death relives his stories in his mind.
Runtime: 156 min.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1997. Psychological drama by Raúl Ruiz with Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, Melvil Poupaud.
Runtime: 109 min.
Fr. 1995. Mores comedy by Éric Rohmer with Melvil Poupaud, Amanda Langlet, Gwenaëlle Simon.
Runtime: 98 min.

Diary of a Seducer

V.O.: Le Journal du séducteur
Fr. 1994. Psychological drama by Jean Becker with Vanessa Paradis, Clotilde Courau, Gérard Depardieu. A young delinquent decides to leave her friends on the street in order to find and kill her father, whom she holds responsible for her mother's suicide.
Runtime: 114 min.
Fr. 1994. Mores drama by Didier Haudepin with Élodie Bouchez, Melvil Poupaud, Sophie Aubry. A student tries to discover the reasons behind a brilliant colleague's suicide.
Runtime: 85 min.
Fr. 1994. Mores drama by Benoît Jacquot with Virginie Ledoyen, Melvil Poupaud, Sylvie Milhaud. An orphaned teenager raised by a priest finds herself alone in Paris where an old libertine takes her under his wing and finds her a job as a linen maid.
Runtime: 180 min.
Fr. 1993. Dramatic comedy by Laurence Ferreira Barbosa with Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Melvil Poupaud, Marc Citti. Hospitalized after an accident, a young woman decides to devote herself to the happiness of other patients, in spite of them.
Runtime: 103 min.
Fr. 1992. Dramatic comedy by Pierre Granier-Deferre with Michel Piccoli, Claire Nebout, Melvil Poupaud.
Runtime: 103 min.
Fr. 1991. Sentimental drama by Jean-Jacques Annaud with Jane March, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Frédérique Meininger. In 1929, in Saigon, a French teenager becomes the mistress of a rich Chinese man.
Runtime: 112 min.
Fr. 1989. Dramatic comedy by Jacques Doillon with Jacques Doillon, Judith Godrèche, Melvil Poupaud. The father of a fourteen-year-old boy feels attracted to his son
Runtime: 84 min.
Fr. 1983. Fantasy by Raúl Ruiz with Anne Alvaro, Melvil Poupaud, Hugues Quester. A young housekeeper and a child assassin take refuge on an island inhabited by a character with many faces.
Runtime: 111 min.

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