Pierre Grunstein

Pierre Grunstein

Highest Rated: 100% Hunting and Gathering (2007)

Lowest Rated: 55% French Twist (1995)

Birthday: Mar 10, 1935

Birthplace: Paris, France

BAFTA-nominated film producer Pierre Grunstein has worked with some of the world's most celebrated directors. His film career began in the 1960s, when he worked as the assistant director on a string of French features, including Oscar-winning director Claude Berri's World War II-set dramedy "The Two of Us" (" Le vieil homme et l'enfant"). In 1970, Grunstein stepped up to executive producer on Berri's coming-of-age dramedy "Le cinéma de papa." Since then, the two have worked together on more than 50 productions, including co-producing acclaimed director/actor Yvan Attal's César-nominated debut feature "My Wife Is an Actress" ("Ma femme est une actrice"). Through their collaboration, Grunstein has made his mark on French cinema and earned international acclaim, garnering a BAFTA nod for executive producing "La reine Margot" ("Queen Margot"), Patrice Chéreau's lauded adaptation of the Alexandre Dumas père novel. His international fame has led Grunstein to produce films for foreign directors as well. In 2004, he teamed with Oscar-winning American director Oliver Stone for the biopic "Alexander." Three years later he collaborated with heralded American surrealist Julian Schnable on the widely praised biopic "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," based on the true and inspiring story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, who wrote his memoir despite being rendered almost entirely paralyzed by a stroke. For his efforts on this film, Grunstein won a Christopher Award, which honors works that celebrate the human spirit.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 68% Whatever Lola Wants Executive Producer - 2007
93% 76% The Secret of the Grain Executive Producer - 2007
94% 92% The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Executive Producer $6M 2007
100% 75% Hunting and Gathering Producer - 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Children Executive Producer - 2005
No Score Yet 38% One Stays, One Leaves Executive Producer - 2005
No Score Yet 0% San Antonio Executive Producer - 2004
57% 71% ... And They Lived Happily Ever After Executive Producer $252.3K 2004
No Score Yet 60% Feelings Executive Producer - 2003
86% 79% Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatre Producer $2M 2002
77% 40% The Housekeeper Executive Producer $455K 2002
66% 64% My Wife Is an Actress Producer $1.1M 2001
No Score Yet 58% The Escort Executive Producer - 1999
No Score Yet 42% Asterix & Obelix vs. Caesar Executive Producer $2.1M 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Un grand cri d'amour Producer - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mookie Executive Producer - 1998
74% 66% Lucie Aubrac Executive Producer $461.2K 1997
55% 62% French Twist Producer $150.7K 1995
82% 88% Queen Margot Executive Producer $11.3K 1994
91% 67% The Separation Executive Producer $66.2K 1994
75% 75% Germinal Producer - 1993
No Score Yet 71% Three Tickets for the 26th Producer - 1988
78% 93% Manon of the Spring Executive Producer,
Producer
- 1986
96% 95% Jean de Florette Executive Producer - 1986
No Score Yet 44% Banzai Executive Producer - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet L'Africain Executive Producer - 1982
81% 78% Tess Executive Producer - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Take It From the Top Executive Producer - 1978
No Score Yet 82% The Wing and the Thigh Executive Producer - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Male of the Century Executive Producer - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tender Dracula Director - 1974

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