Hugues Tissandier

Hugues Tissandier

Highest Rated: 85% The Closet (2001)

Lowest Rated: 0% Arthur and the Great Adventure (2009)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Few French production designers demonstrate more ingenuity and panache than Hugues Tissandier. After debuting with the Uruguayan prison drama "The Eyes of the Birds," Tissandier joined forces with director Jean-Marie Poiré for the friends reuniting comedy "Mes Meilleurs copains" and the spy farce "L'Opération Corned-Beef." However, it was their recreation of 12th-century France for "Les Visiteurs" that drew plaudits and sufficient box-office to ensure more time-travelling mayhem followed five years later in "Les Visiteurs 2: Les Couloirs du Temps." But Tissandier and Poiré parted company after the good vs evil romp "Guardian Angels" and he produced smart interiors for a trio of Francis Veber comedies -- "The Jaguar," "Le D"ner de Cons" and "The Closet" -- before forging a new creative link with Luc Besson. Tissandier once again revealed his affinity for medieval France with "The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc." But he was faced with an altogether different challenge in creating the fantasy realm of the Minimoys for the live-action/CGI hybrid "Arthur and the Invisibles." He has since returned to the seven kingdoms for "Arthur and the Great Adventure" and "Arthur 3: The War of Two Worlds." But Tissandier excelled himself with the early 20th-century-set comic-book actioner "The Extraordinary Adventures of Adéle Blanc-Sec," although the forbidding urban locales he has fashioned for tough crime thrillers like "The Transporter," "District 13" and "Taken" have been equally effective.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
33% 81% Anna Production Designer $7.7M 2019
47% 53% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Production Design $40.4M 2017
16% 30% The Transporter Refueled Production Design $16M 2015
67% 47% Lucy Production Design $126.5M 2014
28% 41% The Family Production Design $114.5K 2013
47% 57% The Chef Production Design $342.7K 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Arthur and the Two Worlds War Production Design - 2010
85% 54% The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec Production Design - 2010
20% 42% Arthur and the Two Worlds War Production Design - 2010
0% 33% Arthur and the Great Adventure Production Design - 2009
59% 85% Taken Production Design $145M 2008
No Score Yet 42% Taxi 4 Production Design - 2007
56% 43% Bandidas Production Design - 2006
22% 56% Arthur and the Invisibles Production Design $15.1M 2006
80% 78% District B13 Production Design $1.2M 2004
54% 73% The Transporter Production Designer $25.3M 2002
85% 78% The Closet Art Direction $6.7M 2001
31% 58% The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Production Designer $14.3M 1999
74% 90% The Dinner Game Production Design,
Art Direction
$4.1M 1998
No Score Yet 48% The Corridors of Time: The Visitors II Production Design - 1998
No Score Yet 74% Mes meilleurs copains Production Design - 1989

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