Jean-Marc Moutout

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Work Hard Play Hard

At the age of 25, Philippe moves to Paris from the provinces to join a major firm of management consultants. On the morning of his first day at work, he meets Eva, a young single mother he soon falls in love with. His first professional assignment, which (...)


Trained as an actor, attending the Simon course between 1984 and 87, it was not long before Jean-Marc Moutout started directing. Born in 1966 in Marseilles, he wrote, produced and directed No Time as an independent production in 1990, whilst studying writing at the University of Brussels (1989-91). He then made several short films, all screened to favorable response at a number of festivals, including Clermont-Ferrand. Tout doit disparaître was nominated for a César in 1996. After directing a documentary in 2000 (Le Dernier navire), he made his first TV film for Arte, Libre circulation, which charted the testing and farcical adventures of a thirty-something Parisian in contemporary Poland. Jean-Marc Moutout likes to explore social milieux which he depicts with clarity and commitment: as seen, once again, in this feature film made