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Patric Jean

Patric Jean

Belgium / Website

Biography

Patric Jean was born in Belgium in 1968. He studied theatre, literature and cinema at Brussels Univerzity, conservatoire and cinema school (INSAS).
He first directed short fiction movies. He started making documentaries with Les enfants de Borinage - lettre a Henri Storck. A film about social problems in the South of Belgium managed by the socialist party. A big polictical fuss in Belgium.
His second film Traces was a short movie (docufiction) about a painter, Didier Mahieau.
In 2003 Patric directed La Raison du plus fort/ Might Is Right. The film has been broadcasted in fifteen countries and screened in forty cinemas in France. His following documentary feature - D´un Mur l´autre/Wall to Wall - is a road movie from Berlin to Ceuta meeting migrants. A hopefull sad film. His next long documentary film is for cinema distribution again, it is about "masculine dominance" with a feminist goal.
He lives in Paris and in Belgium while preparing new both fiction and documentary series.


Filmography:

La conquête du Pôle Sud - together with Manfred Karge (25´, Belgium, 1997)
Les enfants du borinage - Lettre à Henri Storck (Belgium, 2000)
Traces (Belgium, 2001)
La raison du plus fort/ Might is Right (86´, Belgium, 2003)
D´un Mur l´autre/Wall to Wall (Belgium, 2005)
La domination masculine/ Male Domination (103´, France, 2009)
Lazarus Mirages (France, 2012)

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Haiku - Patric Jean

Haiku - Patric Jean (Orig.) / Belgium / 4 min

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Wall To Wall

Wall To Wall (Orig.) / 2008 / France / 90 min

“Nobody leaves his village willingly,” says Antonio, sitting in his armchair. He left Sardinia to come and bury himself alive in a coal mine in Belgium...

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