François Ozon

Francois Ozon explores ideas of teaching, imagination and voyeurism

Francois Ozon, with Fabrice Luchini (left), delivers a thought-provoking 'In the House'.

When Francois Ozon was invited by an actress friend to see her in a new play, he was less than keen. "I didn't want to go," he says.

Sunday, 23 December, 2012, 12:47pm

Sampling Rampling

While she's now known as one of the leading actresses of her generation, Charlotte Rampling had once hoped for a quieter, more scholastic life.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am


Potiche Catherine Deneuve, Gerard Depardieu, Fabrice Luchini, Jeremie Renier Director: Francois Ozon

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Angel falls to Earth

Sitting in a dark corner of a London hotel bar, wearing a grey scarf against the cold, Francois Ozon is pondering failure.

10 Apr 2008 - 12:00am


This year's HK International Film Festival features Francois Ozon's first English-language production (below) that chronicles the rise and fall of a talented but arrogant female writer (Romola Garai) in Edwardian times, based on Elizabeth Taylor's 1950s novel The Real Life of Angel Deverell. Also stars Sam Neill and Charlotte Rampling.

23 Mar 2008 - 12:00am