Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a director known for his distinctive visual style. He is the auteur behind the beloved and influential films Amélie, Delicatessen, and The City of Lost Children, all three of which are believed by many to be a huge influence on Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro! In this episode of “Moodboard”, our ongoing series exploring the hallmarks of our favorite directors, we explore the dynamic, playful, dramatic, and immersive visual elements that create the unique aesthetic of this idiosyncratic filmmaker. Interested in Jeunet's work? Watch Amélie, now streaming on Fandor.
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Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Dramatic Flourishes
How the director of “Amélie” creates his own brand of dynamic surrealism.
By: Bill Rwehera