Antoine Barraud


Antoine BARRAUD has directed several short movies between 2003 and 2012 (MONSTRE, DELUGE, MONSTRE NUMERO DEUX, SON OF GUN co-directed with Claire Doyon, L'AUBE DES MONSTRES and ABISMO) all presented during French and international festivals, such as FID Marseille, Clermont Ferrand, Pantin, Angers Premiers Plans, Gerardmer, Brives but also Torino, Indie Lisboa, Taipei Golden Horse, etc. He made several documentaries on radical filmmakers like Kenneth Anger, Kohei Oguri, Shuji Terayama and Koji Wakamatsu, showed at the Cinémathèque Française in 2010 and in many festivals. Alongside, he created the company House on Fire and has produced Tsai Ming-Liang (especially MADAM BUTTERFLY, premiere at the FID Marseille), the experimental filmmaker Stephen Dwoskin (AGE IS... in 2012, premiere at Locarno), João Pedro Rodrigues (THE ORNITHOLOGIST, which win the Director's Award at Locarno in 2016), and Marie Losier (CASSANDRO, THE EXOTICO, presented at the Acid in 2018). He directed his first feature film, LES GOUFRES, with Nathalie Boutefeu and Mathieu Amalric in 2012 (premiere in Locarno). His second feature film, LE DOS ROUGE, with Bertrand Bonello and Jeanne Balibar (Berlinale Forum 2015) received the Unique Film Award of the Syndicat de la Critique. He is currently finishing his third feature film, MADELEINE COLLINS, with Virginie Efira, Jacqueline Bisset and Nadav Lapid, and is developing, alongside, MONUMENT VALLEY, co-written and co-directed with Didier d'Abreu.