Awards & Winners

Richard Dembo

Date of Birth 24-May-1948
Place of Birth Paris
(ÃŽle-de-France, France, Seine)
Nationality France
Profession Film director, Screenwriter
Richard Dembo was a French director and screenwriter. Dembo achieved worldwide recognition with his first film: La diagonale du fou. For the direction of this film, Dembo received an Oscar in 1984 for best foreign film, as well as other numerous awards. Michel Piccoli starred in the film as a Russian orthodox Soviet citizen. In 1993 Dembo directed L'instinct de l'ange with Hélène Vincent, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Cluzet und Lambert Wilson. After a long pause during which he directed no films, Dembo directed La maison de Nina. On 11 November 2004, Dembo unexpectedly died in Paris under the symptoms of an intestinal obstruction. He was buried in Israel.

Awards by Richard Dembo

Check all the awards nominated and won by Richard Dembo.


César Award for Best Debut
Honored for : Dangerous Moves

Nominations 1985 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
César Award for Best Debut Dangerous Moves


Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Honored for : Dangerous Moves
(Country: Switzerland; in French)

Nominations 1984 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Dangerous Moves
Country: Switzerland; in French