Jean-Pol Forgeau is a French screenwriter. He is 70 years old and was born in Marseille, France in 1950. His best nomination is the “Silver Lion for Best Story and Screenplay.” His work includes movies like Nenette et Boni(1996), The Intruder(2004), No Fear no die(1990), I can’t sleep(1994).
Trouble Every Day(2001), Pola X(1999), My name is Hmmm(2013), Lost Seamen(2003) and Veloma (2001). He wrote the documentary “Welcome Europa” in 2006, directed by Bruno Ulmer, which won the Banff Rockie Award at the Banff Television Festival for the Best Feature-Length Documentaries.
Jean-Pol Forgeau screenplay “High Life” in 2018, which is a science fiction horror film directed by
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. “High Life” won the FIPRESCI Award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival and the Georges Delerue Award.
Jean-Pol co-wrote Chocolat (1988), Beau Travail (1999), and 35 Shots of Rum (2008), Bastards (2013), and High Life (2018) with director Claire Denis.
He also wrote the film My Name is Hmmm in 2014 with fashion designer Agnès B. Jean-Pol Fargeau was nominated in 2001 for the Best Adapted Screenplay for “Beau travail”.
He got nominated in the Hamburg Film Festival for the Screenplay Award for the 2008 drama film “35 Shots of Rum” directed by Claire Denis. “35 Shots of Rum” also got nominated for The International Cinephile Society Awards.