Guillaume Nicloux

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Guillaume Nicloux
Guillaume Nicloux et Michel Houellebecq - L'enlèvement de Michel Houellebecq (14377824598).jpg
Guillaume Nicloux in 2014
Born (1966-08-03) 3 August 1966 (age 52)

Guillaume Nicloux (born 3 August 1966) is a French novelist, director and actor. He is the founder of the theatre company La Troupe. He has written crime fiction and directed films for cinema and French television.[1]

He won the Best Screenplay Award at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival for The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq, a comedic interpretation of a rumoured abduction of the writer Michel Houellebecq, starring Houellebecq as himself.[2]

His 2015 film Valley of Love was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[3][4]


  • Zoocity (1996)
  • Le Saint des seins (1996)
  • C'est juste une balade américaine (1997)
  • Le Destin est une putain (1998)
  • Jack Mongoly (1998)
  • Monsieur Chance (1998)
  • Le Poulpe, le film : pour l'attendrir, faut taper dessus (1998)
  • L'Honneur perdu de Georges Blesse (2000)
  • Des brutes et des méchants (2001)




  1. ^ "Guillaume Nicloux : Sa biographie". AlloCiné (in French). Retrieved 2015-04-10.
  2. ^ "Best Screenplay Narrative Winner: The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq". tribecafilm.com. Tribeca Film Festival. Retrieved 2015-04-10.
  3. ^ "Complement to the Official Selection". Cannes Film Festival. 23 April 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Screenings Guide". Festival de Cannes. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2015.

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