Awards & Winners


Date of Birth 04-September-1904
Place of Birth Paris
(ÃŽle-de-France, France, Seine)
Nationality France
Also know as Christian Maudet, Christian Jacque, Christian-Jacque, Christian Jaque, Christian-Albert-François Maudet
Profession Film Director, Screenwriter, Television Director, Journalist, Production Designer, Film Art Director, Actor
Christian-Jaque was a French filmmaker. From 1954 to 1959, he was married to actress Martine Carol, who starred in several of his films, including "Lucrece Borgia", "Madame Du Barry", and "Nana". His 1946 film A Lover's Return was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival. Christian-Jaque won the Best Director award at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival for his popular swashbuckler Fanfan la Tulipe. At the 2nd Berlin International Film Festival, he won the Silver Bear award for the same film. In 1959, he was a member of the jury at the 1st Moscow International Film Festival. Christian-Jaque began his motion picture career in the 1920s as an art director and production designer. By the early 1930s, he had moved into screenwriting and directing. He continued working into the mid-1980s, though from 1970 on most of his work was done for television. In 1979 he was a member of the jury at the 11th Moscow International Film Festival. Christian-Jaque was born in Paris. He died at Boulogne-Billancourt in 1994.

Awards by Christian-Jaque

Check all the awards nominated and won by Christian-Jaque.


Cannes Best Director Award
Honored for : Fanfan la Tulipe
Silver Berlin Bear
Honored for : Fanfan la Tulipe