November 13th, 2015
Sorry for not updating
the site in a few years, it is a long story but it now appears
have access to update it regularly.
film 'Full Contact' had it's World Premiere screening at the
2015 Toronto International Film Festival on September 15th. Grégoire was in
attendance for the screening, possibly the first time he has been at the Toronto
Film Festival. Check the photo gallery section for photos of Gregoire at TIFF.
Click here to go to director David Verbeek's website about the film and here for
a trailer for the film.
You can view a trailer for Grégoire's 2013 film "Opium" here.
Grégoire also directed the short film
"Lisiéres" in 2012, click here
and here to watch
some videos of the short film, and here to see a video of a concert playing music along
with the film.
July 16, 2011
Grégoire has appeared in the French
mini series 'L'épervier' in France. This six episode
series for channel France 2 started airing in June. There is a five part series on the 'Making
Of L'épervier' on YouTube, Part 4 has a small interview clip with Grégoire (links below). He
plays a pirate named Cha-Ka in the series. No news on a North American airing of the series yet.
I've added a couple of photos of Grégoire from this series and from the film "Spanien' to the
Photo Gallery section.
Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5
Also found a trailer for Grégoire's film 'Nos Resistances' here.
June 26, 2011
I've updated the filmography section to include
information on Grégoire's new film 'Spanien'.
Also the DVD for Grégoire's film 'Prey' has been released in North American and can be
ordered from the usual places like Amazon.com.
I also came across the teaser video on YouTube
for a Japanese short film called 'Reflections'
starring Grégoire and Hidetoshi Nishijima, watch it here.
March 5th, 2010
Not much news to report, I've just updated
the Filmography section as Grégoire has been
working on a few new films.
August 27th, 2009
had the honour of having his first short film 'La baie du renard' (Fox
screened at the Cannes Film Festival as a closing night special screening. Grégoire wrote
and directed the 12 minute film about a young teenager that spends time patrolling the creeks
of a small bay with his underwater spear gun. After a couple puts down anchor in the bay
in a large wooden sailboat, he watches their lives with a desire that quickly transforms into
an obsession. Click here for an article titled 'Grégoire Colin, basking in the sun' about taking
his film to Cannes.
Grégoire has set up his own production
company called Tsilaosa Films to distribute his works
including 'Fox Bay'. Unfortunately the film will not be screened at the Toronto International
Film Festival this year, if I receive word of any screenings at other festivals I will update
the website with the information.
Grégoire's film '35 Rhums' directed
by his friend Claire Denis is set for release on DVD
in Canada on October 20th, order here.
Evokative Films in
Montreal released Grégoire's 2007 film 'The Killer' on DVD
on March 10th.
The DVD also includes director Cédric Anger's first short feature 'Novela' from 2001 that
also stars Grégoire ('Novela' is in French only - no subtitles). You can order the DVD from
their website by clicking here.
The Claire Denis directed
film 'Nenette And Boni' was released on Region 1 DVD by Strand
Releasing on May 26th, order it here.
On June 30th Grégoire's 2005 film 'A Song Of Innocence' was be released on DVD, order
Gregoire's film 'If
Only The Whole World Loved Me' directed by Naomi Kawase was released
in Japan last November with the title 'Nanayomachi'. I bought a copy of the film on DVD off
eBay, it has been been released on DVD in Japan.
June 15, 2008
Sorry for the lack of updates, lots of information to tell you about. Grégoire Colin has completed filming the latest film written and directed by his friend Claire Denis titled '35 rhums'. The film is scheduled for release this year, I wouldn't be surprised if it is screened at the upcoming Toronto International Fim Festival in September. In this family relationship drama Grégoire plays Noé, who inherited his apartment from his parents and lives in the same building as train driver Lionel who lives with his daughter Josephine in a Parisian suburb.
Grégoire has also been working on
the film 'If Only The Whole World Loved Me' (Nanayomachi)
that was written and directed by Naomi Kawase. In this film a young woman leaves her job and
lover in Japan to start a new life in Thailand.
Great news! The visually stunning 1995 Milcho Manchevski film 'Before The Rain' is finally getting a DVD release in North America. This special edition will be released as part of the Criterion Collection and is due out on June 24th, with lots of special features, here's the list:
Director-Approved Special Edition Features:
- New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director Milcho Manchevski
- audio commentary featuring Manchevski and film scholar Annette Insdorf
- new video interview with actor Rade Serbedzijc
- behind the scenes in Macedonia, a short 1993 documentary about the making of the film
- soundtrack selections, featuring the music of Macedonian band Anastasia
- on-set footage, theatrical trailers, and stills galleries of production photos, storyboards
- a selection from Manchevski's photography collection Street
- Manchevski's award-winning 'Tennessee' music video
- new and improved English subtitle translation
- plus a new essay by film scholar Ian Christie
In January of this year the Cédric Anger thriller 'Le Treur' (The Killer) was released with Grégoire playing the role of Dimitre Kopas. It looks like DVD of the film is scheduled for release in France on August 20th, 2008.
Also just released on DVD in France is Grégoire's film 'Voleurs de chevaux'. Picture This are releasing the film with the English title 'In The Arms Of My Enemy' in North America on August 26th, 2008.
The great movie 'Olivier Olivier' has been released on PAL format DVD in the U.K.. Apparently it isn't the greatest quality release, read more about that here.
On YouTube you can now view the following Grégoire related movie clips and interviews.
- Short interview from Cannes about 'Voleurs de chevaux' at this site
- 30 second clip of Grégoire talking with fellow actor Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet at Cannes.
- movie trailer for the film 'Le Treur' (The Killer) that was released in France this past January.
minute clip from the film "l'année de l'éveil" (this
was the first film I ever saw Grégoire
in, still a personal favourite)
- clips from the film
'Fiesta' - Clip 1
- Clip 2 - Clip
January 27th, 2007
At the Wild Bunch Distribution website there
is a trailer for Gregoire's film 'Exes', it looks interesting. Click
to get to the site.
November 18th, 2006
working on a new film titled 'Voleurs de chevaux' directed by Micha Wald
. I found
a great video interview of Grégoire talking about his role in the film click here to view it (a written English translation is written on the screen under the video screen). I also found a very good written interview with Grégoire about the same film, click here to go to it.
March 18th, 2006
film 'La Ravisseuse' (A Song Of Innocence) directed by Antoine Santana
be screened in Toronto on Friday March 31st at 9:30 pm as part of the 2006 Cinéfranco Movie
Series. The screening will take place at the Royal Cinema at 608 College Street in downtown
Toronto. For more info please check out their website - Cinéfranco.
I will be adding some photos from Grégoire's new film 'L'Eclaireur' soon to the photo gallery,
click here to go to the official website for the film to see the photos now.
Also click here
to go to the official site for Exes, hopefully they will add more content
March 11th, 2006
The film 'Inquiétudes'
starring Grégoire was just released in Canada on DVD on February
28th by Warner Home Video under the title 'A Sight For Sore Eyes'. I watched
it last night and enjoyed it very much, quite a different sort of role
September 22, 2005
Grégoire has a new movie out in theatres in France titled 'La Ravisseuse' (A Song Of Innocence) directed by Antoine Santana. I've added a brief description of the film in the movies section. If you click here you can got to a website that has a couple of trailers for the film. He also is working on another film titled 'Exes' directed by Martin Cognito.
June 3rd, 2005
It looks like Grégoire is working on a film titled 'Irreductibles' , directed by Renaud Bertrand
due out sometime in 2006.
February 24th, 2005
It looks like Grégoire's
film 'Un livre à rendre' has had a name change to 'La Domaine Perdu',
I have added a photo of Grégoire and actor François Cluzet from the film La Domaine Perdu'
to the photo gallery. Click here to go to a website that has the trailer to this film.
It also seems that Grégoire's film 'Inquiétudes' was released in France on Region 2 DVD back on October 5th, 2004, and is available for order through sites likes Amazon France.
The film "Vendredi
Soir' directed by Claire Denis is out on Region 2 DVD in the U.K. (Grégoire
has a very small part in this film).
February 20th, 2005
Grégoire's film 'Sex Is Comedy" is finally getting a North American release on DVD this Tuesday February 22nd.
October 12th, 2004
I just came across information that Grégoire is involved in two more movies. One film titled
'De profundis' is currently filming and is directed by Antoine Santana. The other film titled
'Un livre à rendre' is directed by Raoul Ruiz and is in post production. Once I get some more
information on these films I will post it.
Last night I saw the new Claire Denis film L'Intrus (The Intruder) at the Toronto International
Film Festival that stars Grégoire Colin. He plays a son of the main character and does a great
job as usual, and the film is visually stunning as most of her films are. I suggested to Claire
Denis that she should bring Grégoire with her next time he is in one of her films at the festival
and she said he was supposed to come to Toronto for this screening but a sudden commitment
prevented him from coming.
August 31st, 2004
Grégoire is in the new Claire Denis film L'Intrus (The Intruder) that will have it's North
American Premier at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Below is the
information on screening times and a bit of information on the film.
Tuesday, September 14 09:45 PM ISABEL BADER THEATRE
Thursday, September 16 02:00 PM VARSITY 2
Thursday, September 16 02:00 PM VARSITY 3
Principal Cast: Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Katia Golubeva, Bambou, & Florence Loiret
In L'Intrus, conventional narrative storytelling
has been replaced by an attempt to tell a
story in purely visual and aural terms. The dialogue has been stripped down to bare essentials,
while the image - sumptuous Cinemascope colour shot with incomparable skill by Agnès Godard -
assumes a privileged position. At a point in time when dialogue-driven projects and the primacy
of the script reign across the world, it is most refreshing and encouraging to see that artists
of distinction are still creating films that make us realize there are other options available.
L'Intrus - literally "the intruder" - is
a film that comes at us in shards, pieces of reality that
Denis challenges us to assemble. We are taken to the French-Swiss border, where we follow a
number of different people who move like ghosts through the woods. Faces we have seen in
shadow may reappear, but we are never sure how or why. Gradually our focus comes to rest
on a white-haired man, Louis (Michel Subor), who takes money out of a Swiss bank and ends
up somewhere in Asia. Slowly, the fragments of Denis's deliberately foggy narrative start
to come together as we discover Louis is trying to reconcile parts of his past with events in
April 12th, 2004
Grégoire's film Snowboarder is being released on Region 1 DVD in Canada on April 13th through
Lion's Gate Films. They have added 'Born To Ride' under the Snowboarder title on the artwork
for the North American market. It looks like extra features are the trailer and a bit on the
making of the film. From what I can tell it looks like instead of English Subtitles you have the
option of listening to it in French or in dubbed English.
Feb. 3rd, 2004
Grégoire's latest film Inquiétudes is released in France on Wednesday February 4th, 2004. You can watch the trailer and some extracts from the film by clicking here. I've also added the movie poster from the film to the movie poster section and a series of photos from the film to the Photo Gallery.
I had a nice email from the director of Grégoire's latest film "Inquiétudes" - Gilles Bourdos back in November, here it is:
Hi, I'm Gilles Bourdos.
The director of "Disparus" and "Inquiétudes". It's nice to see a
good job like yours about Grégoire. You are right : He is
a great actor. In "Inquiétudes", he is really amazing and it's something
new for him. I hope for you that you will see the movie in Toronto soon...
August 11th, 2003
It looks like "Inquiétudes" is due out in France on November 26th, 2003.
May 29th, 2003
Grégoire is working on a new film titled "Inquiétudes" with Director Gilles Bourdos. A photo
from the movie has been added to the photo gallery. I also added two black & white photos
of Grégoire from 1998 to the photo gallery.
May 15th, 2003
Grégoire's film "Sex Is Comedy" has been released in France on Region 2 DVD, check Amazon.Fr
to order it.
April 24th, 2003
"La Guerre à Paris" will be viewed at The 11th Annual
Toronto Jewish Film
Festival being held rom May 3rd to 11th, 2003. The film will be shown on Thursday, May 8th
at 5pm at the Bloor Cinemas and tickets are $10. Click here for the fesitval's website.
March 7th, 2003
film Snowboarder is being released in France on April 2nd, 2003. I've added
some photos from the film to the photo gallery as well as the movie poster to the movie poster
page. If you click here you will go to a site where you will be able to view the French trailer for
the film. I will try and find out any possible film festival showings or a North American release
date and let you know.
January 1st, 2003
Happy New Year to everyone, I hope 2003 is a great year for you. Grégoire's film 'La Guerre à
Paris' was released on Region 2 DVD in France in December. It is in Cinemascope format with the
product number B00007DND5 and is available for order through Amazon.fr
October 31st, 2002
I just heard from the production company working on Grégoire's film "Snowboarder". The
film is in post-production and more filming will be done in December. They hope to see the
film get released in France in March of 2003. They are supposed to be sending me some
photos from the film that I will get up on the site as soon as they arrive.
October 30, 2002
The DVD for Grégoire's film "Sade" was released this week in Canada through Remstar
Distribution/Universal Studios. The DVD is Region 1 and has a product code of REM00132.
The DVD also contains the Special Features: Interviews, Making Of, Filmographies and
October 3rd, 2002
New Yorker Video is releasing the DVD of the film "Le Beau Travail" in North America
on October 15th, 2002. This will be a Region 1 DVD with the product code B00006JDTD.
The artwork is different than the British version, see below.
I saw Grégoire's new film "Scènes Intimes" (Sex Is Comedy) this week and as usual he has
a great performance. Gregoire also has a one line part in the new Claire Denis film 'Vendredi
Soir" which I just saw tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival. He is credited as
'The Young Man in The Parka', and just has one line as the main female character offers him
a lift in her car and he says he would rather walk (during a Paris transit strike). I spoke briefly
to the director after the film and asked her why Grégoire took such a small part in the film and
Claire Denis said 'It was an inside joke ... he wanted to be part of the project.' Claire Denis also
dedicated the screening of her film to Katrin Cartlidge who died died of septicemia resulting from pneumonia at the age of 41 in London on Sept. 7th, 2002 in London. Katrin appeared in Grégoire's
film 'Before The Rain'.
August 28th, 2002
Grégoire's film "Scènes Intimes" (Sex Is Comedy) will get two screenings at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival this September, According to the film company just the director Catherine Breillat will be attending. The screening dates and times are: Wednesday, September 11th at 9pm at the Uptown 1 theatre and Friday, September 13th at 9am at the Varsity 8 cinema.
July 22nd, 2002
It appears that Grégoire's film "Scènes Intimes" (Sex Is Comedy) is out in France and played at the Cannes Film Festival. I've added 12 photos of Grégoire from the film to the Photo Gallery section. Hopefully the film will be viewed at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
January 26th, 2002
Grégoire's film "Le Beau Travail" is out in the U.K. on DVD, PAL version (Region 2). It
has been released by the Artificial Eye Film Company Ltd. and has the catalogue number
ART188DVD. DVD feastures include Scene Access; trailer; filmographies. Screen
16:9 Letterbox/Compatible with 4:3. Dolby Digital 2.0;single layer.
January 13th, 2002
Grégoire is in the cast of a new film titled "Scènes Intimes", written and directed by
Catherine Breillat (Fat Girl). Additional cast members include Roxane Mesquida, Anne Parillaud
(La Femme Nikita) and Ashley Wanninger. The movie was shot in Portugal and unmasks the
filmmaking process. The film is both a comedy and a subject of reflection, with Parillaud
playing a film director, not unlike Breillat, shooting a movie that contains erotic scenes.
January 2nd, 2002
It seems that Grégoire's film "Secret Défense" is being released this month in North America
on DVD by Image Entertainment. Check your normal DVD source to obtain a copy.
I've finally scanned some photos from Grégoire's movie "L'Année de l'éveil", one of his
greatest performances came in this film in my opinion. They are at the bottom of the Photo
Gallery section of the website.
In the October issue of Interview Magazine there is a full page photo of Grégoire. It isn't
a great picture, but it is nice to see him get some much deserved publicity..
August 12th, 2001
Grégoire is starring in a new film titled "La Guerre à Paris", directed by Yolande Zauberman
and co-starring Élodie Bouchez who he worked with on "The Dreamlife Of Angels". It is due
to be released sometime in 2002, I will post more information once I receive it.
March 23rd, 2001
Grégoire's film "Disparus" will be shown in Toronto on March 31st, 2001 at the Cinefranco 2001
Film Festival. It will show at the Alliance Atlantis Cumberland 4 Cinemas on the Saturday night at
9:40 pm. Tickets are $8 in advance and are available at the Cumberland 4 cinemas. They also have
a website, click here for more info.
January 3rd, 2001
Happy New Year to everyone, I hope that 2001 is a great year for you. I was contacted by a fan in New York City who has news of a screening of Grégoire's 1998 film "Disparus" coming up very soon, here are the details: The film will have two showings at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center at 65th St. and Broadway on Thursday January 18 at 5.15p.m. and on Tuesday January 23 at 1.00 p.m.
December 17th, 2000
Le Beau Travail was #5 in Stephen Holden's Top 10 films for the year 2000, listed in the Dec. 17th,
2000 issue of The New York Times.
November 13th, 2000
The film "The Son of Gascogne" that Grégoire is in has just been released on DVD in North
America through Vanguard Cinema. I just bought it and watched it as I had never seen the film and it
is pretty good! Just a warning if you decide to buy the DVD that the quality isn't as good as
you may be used to with more recent films on DVD. It is fine, but not as sharp and crisp as the
November 8th, 2000
Grégoire's new film "SADE" opens in Canada over the next two weeks. The film opens in Montreal,
Quebec this Friday, November 10th, and in Toronto, Ontario on November 17th (at the Bayview theatres).
October 22nd, 2000
People living in and around Toronto will have the chance to see a few of Grégoire's movies as
Cinematheque Ontario is running a retrospective of the films of Claire Denis. "Le Beau Travail"
will be getting six showings, and "U.S. Go Home" and "Nice, Very Nice" (a 10 minute short) will also
be shown. Below is a listing of the showings as well as a contact info for Cinemateque Ontario.
LE BEAU TRAVAIL -
Friday, November 3 6:30
Saturday, November 4 8:45 p.m.
Sunday, November 5 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 7 8:45 p.m.
Wednesday, November 8 8:45 p.m.
Thursday, November 9 6:30 p.m.
NENETTE AND BONI - Tuesday November 14th 6:30pm
U.S. GO HOME & NICE,VERY NICE - Wednesday, November 15th 8:45pm
for the Cinematheque Ontario website. Cinematheque Ontario's phone number
is (416) 968-FILM (3456). All screenings are at Jackman Hall located in the Art Gallery
of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto (please use the McCaul St. Entrance), unless
Also click here to get to the Official "Sade" website.
September 7, 2000
I just got back from seeing Grégoire's new film "Sade" and it was great. Grégoire plays the character Fournier who is living with the former wife/mistress of the Marquis De Sade. The director Benoît Jacquot was at the screening along with the actress Isild Le Besco who plays a teenager who falls in love with the Marquis. Grégoire's role was a supporting one but he did a great job as usual. I talked to the Benoît Jacquot after the screening and I asked him why he picked Grégoire for the role. He said "He is very well known French actor, I know him very well."
August 29, 2000
Grégoire's new movie "Sade" will actually be the first film shown at this year's Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. It's first screening is scheduled for 6pm on Thursday, September 7th, 2000 at the Varsity 8 Cinema. The second screening will be at the Uptown 1 theatre on Friday September 8th, 2000 at 3:30 pm. For more information of the Film Festival check out their official website.
August 25, 2000
One of Grégoire's newer films is set to show at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. The film "Sade" by director Benoît Jacquot is due to be part of the Contemporary World Cinema section of the Festival. The schedule comes out next week at which time I will post the screening times. It would be nice if Gregoire came to the Festival but we will have to wait and see.
May 31, 2000
Grégoire Colin is on the cover of the May/June issue of the magazine "Film Comment". The photo is from his film "Le Beau Travail", and the article is on it's director Claire Denis. Click here to go to their web site to find out more on the magazine and article.
Feb. 20, 2000
Just read that Grégoire has two films scheduled for release this year, "Variété française" directed by Frédéric Videau, and "Sade" directed by Benoît Jacquot. Once I get more information on these movies I will post it.
Dec. 4, 1999
New Yorker Films has
acquired the rights to Grégoire's new film, "Le Beau Travail". The
company intends to release the movie in Winter/Spring 2000.
Thanks to Onjana Yawnghwe I have added a couple more pictures to the Photo Gallery, one is from Grégoire's new film "Le Beau Travail"
Nov. 26, 1999
The film "Secret Defense" starring Grégoire Colin has just opened in New York and was reviewed in the Nov. 19th issue of the New York Times. The video for this movie is also for sale from MovieMail in the U.K.. It is in PAL VHS format so it would need to be tranfered to NTSC for people in North America. Click here to get to their web site, the video comes to a total of 18.49 pounds to ship internationally. I have not ordered it yet so I cannot comment on the service provided by this company.
Siren Entertainment in Australia is selling a PAL VHS version of Grégoire's film "Fiesta", which again would need to be transfered to NTSC for North American fans. It comes to a total of $38 Australian to ship to North America, click here to go to Siren Entertainment's web site. I have ordered this video and will comment on the service provided once I receive it.
The video for the film "Nenette And Boni" is also for sale in the U.S., with a high list price of around $89.95, priced high for the video store market. If it ever gets reduce to consumer pricing I will let you know. "The Dreamlife Of Angels" has also been released on DVD and video in the U.S., available from several on-line stores like CDNow and Amazon.
Sept. 20th, 1999
I saw Grégoire's new film LE BEAU TRAVAIL at the Toronto International Film Festival
on September 16th. The film was visually stunning, the African landscape was amazing. Grégoire
plays a soldier in the French Foreign Legion stationed in Africa. Unfortunately neither
Grégoire or the director Claire Denis were at the screening.
Sept. 4th, 1999
Grégoire Colin's new film "LE BEAU TRAVAIL" will be screened twice at the 1999 Toronto International Film Festival. The film is directed by Claire Denis, Grégoire has been in several of her movies. The screenings are Thursday September 16th at 6pm at the Varsity 8 cinema. Then there are two showings on Saturday, September 18th at 6:15pm at the Varsity 4 & 5 cinemas. See a mini description of the movie listed below in the Movies section. Check out the Film Festivals web site at http://www.bell.ca/filmfest, their phone number is (416) 968-3456.
Grégoire's recent film "The Dreamlife Of Angels" has been released in the U.S. through Sony Pictures Classics, and in Canada through b'heivje(r). The reviews have been great, and some of the advertising does show Grégoire in it which is nice to see.
Still hoping to get in touch with Grégoire to get the latest developements with his career and life, but no luck as yet.
Mini bio from "Before The Rain"
GREGOIRE COLIN (Kiril) has
been acting in theatre and film since he was 12 years-old. At eighteen,
he already has ten film credits to his name. He first garnered attention
in Britain with his role in Agnieska Holland's "Olivier, Olivier." Since
then, he has completed "L'Anee De L'Eveil" and, most recently, "Le
Silence D'Ailleurs." Colin enjoys playing jazz music, especially on his
cello, and has also begun writing screenplays. Gregoire was
born on July 25, 1975 in Châtenay-Malabry, Hauts-de-Seine,
GREGOIRE COLIN describing the
character of Kiril from "Before the Rain": "Kiril is enigmatic,
and because of his choice of silence, we can never really discover who
he is. He wants to be a hero. He does not see or feel the political
problems but has a romantic notion about the conflict."
The Director and Grégoire talk about Grégoire's portrayal of Chriss in the film "La Vie rêvée des anges."
ERICK ZONCA : As for Chriss,
he is not a sympathetic character. The actor didn't play him to
GREGOIRE COLIN: What I realized
after I read the screenplay was that this was not an easy
part. Do I have this side to me? Can I feel this nervous? The answer is yes, and I did it. At the
same time, I realized other things to be exploited. He was an unpleasant character one could
meet everyday. He was a horrible person with power. But it's part of human life. He is a bastard.
But we leave him when he stops being the torturer.
ERICK ZONCA: He's not an abominable character.
GREGOIRE COLIN: Others consider him that way. I don't despise him.
Full Contact (2015)
Role - Ivan
Director - David Verbeek
Mini Description - Full Contact is a contemporary tale of a young man trying to find new purpose in life
after accidentally bombing a school through a remotely operated drone plane. Ivan, operating the plane
from a far away air force base, has never been to the foreign countries of his attacks, nor has he ever
touched the plane he uses to kill. Modern warfare keeps him safe and disconnected from his prey.
However, after this incident Ivan's disconnectedness starts to apply to everything in his life. He is
overwhelmed by feelings of guilt that he is unable to process.
Je m'appelle Hmmm... (2013)
Role - Jeune gens cafe
Director - Agnes B.
Role - Jean Cocteau
Director - Arielle Dombasle
Mini Description - The thwarted loves of Jean Cocteau and Raymond Radiguet, in the early 1920's,
The death of Radiguet who did Cocteau sink in opium. The story under the influence of drug. A
narrative description of the mind of Cocteau. A musical.
Bastards (Les Salauds) (2013)
Role - Xavier
Director - Claire Denis
Mini Desciption - Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister
believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Directed & co-written by Grégoire Colin
Stars - Michel Pubill Goma (who was also in Fox Bay) and Marcela Cisarova
Mini Description - Tchavo is a boy who lives with his Grandmother and Aunt in a camp on wasteland
close to a forest. His family strips and sells copper for a living. One evening while searching for materials
Tchavo returns to camp to find his Aunt and Grandmother missing.
Role - Verdan - le photographe
Director - Alice Winocour
Mini Description - A look at the relationship between pioneering 19th century French neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin
Charcot and his star teenage patient, a kitchen maid who is left partially paralyzed after a seizure.
Role - Sava
Director - Anja Salomonowitz
Mini Description - Spain is a story of love, quests and obsessions. A stranded stranger embarks upon a
search for justice. Instead he finds a mysterious woman, whose desperately aggressive ex-husband is
searching for words that might bring her back to him, while a crane operator with a gambling addiction
is tempting fate.
Play 3D (2010)
Directors - Francois Reumont & Christophe Turpin
Proie (Prey) (2010)
Role - Nathan
Director - Antoine Blossier
Mini Description - In his stepfamily's countryside retreat, Nathan knew that the traditional autumn family
reunion was going to be particularly stormy. Clair, his wife, had to announce her recent pregmamcy, and
tough decisions would need to be made to prevent the family's pesticide business from closing down. But
on the first night, a terrorized deer mysteriously attacks Claire's father. The men decide to venture into the
surrounding forest to find the reason for the animal's odd behaviour. Carrying a shotgun for the first time in
his life, and witnessing the growing tensions between the father and his sons, Nathan soon discovers that the
hunting season is not over yet. Now they've become the prey.
Nos resistances (Our Resistances)
(2010) - (15 Lads) (2011)
Role - Le bourreau
Director - Romain Cogitore
Mini Description - The films centers on a young 19-year-old who reluctantly joins the resistance movement in
the summer 0f 1944.
L'apparition de la Joconde
(Mona Lisa Has Vanished) (2009)
Role - Frank ?
Director - Francois Lunel
Mini Description - A writer suffering from writer's block goes to Paris to write a screenplay. While unsuccessfully
trying to complete the screenplay, he is visited by a lady that believes she has escaped from Leonardo da Vinci's
La baie du renard (Fox
Written and Directed by Grégoire Colin
This 12 minute film stars Michel Goma, Elisa Sednaoui and Pierre Torreton.
Mini Description - A young teenager that spends time patrolling the creeks of a small bay with his underwater
spear gun. After a couple puts down anchor in the bay in a large wooden sailboat, he watches their lives with
a desire that quickly transforms into an obsession.
(35 Shots Of Rum) (2008)
Role - Noé
Director - Claire Denis
Mini Description - In this family relationship drama Grégoire plays Noé, who inherited his apartment from his
parents and lives in the same building as train driver Lionel who lives with his daughter Josephine in a Parisian
If Only The Whole World Loved Me
Role - Greg (French student)
Director - Naomi Kawase
Mini Description - In this film a young woman leaves her job and lover in Japan to start a new life in Thailand.
Le Tueur (The Killer)
Role - Dimitre Kopas
Director - Cédric Anger
Mini Description - Dimitre Kopas is a young contract killer who is on an easy assignment is Paris; kill businessman
Léo Zimmermann and leave. The very paranoid Léo recognizes him for what he is though, and
makes contact. Léo explains to Dimitri that he is currently finalizing a business investment which
will leave his eight year-old daughter financially independent, so he propses a deal: if Dimitri
leaves him alive for another two days to finish up his affairs, Léo will in turn be an easy victim
and totally co-operate in his own murder. Dimitir reluctantly agrees, telling Léo his daughter
will be be killed if he decides to make a run for it. It's a simple enough deal until a bored
Dimitri starts investigating his victim and makes some startling discoveries.
Voleurs de chevaux (In
The Arms Of My Enemy) (2007)
Role - Roman
Director - Micha Wald
Mini Description - Set in the 19th century, this drama concerns the saga of Cassack brothers Jakub and Vladimir,
who suffer humiliations during their military training and at the hands of two horse theives (also
brothers). A tragic event tests Jakub's capacity for bloodlust in thie fine French film.
Role - Exes (Grégoire will play the lead role of a serial killer).
Director - Martin Cognito
Mini Description - "Exes" deals with a serial killer. The cast includes Pierre-Loup Rajot, seen in "Funny Felix", and
(Black Magic) (2006) (French Release date - May 17th, 2006)
Role - Aton Diamanti
Director - Djibril Glissant
Mini Description: The spirit of a panther has begun it's long voyage from the Amazon to Paris. It has found it's prey:
Anton's world is turned upside down in the suburbs by his father suddenly coming back into his
life. He has also fallen into a relationship with the mysterious Nina. And so the hunt begins.
La Ravisseuse (2005)
(A Song Of Innocence) once titled 'De profundis'
Role - Julien Orcus
Director - Antoine Santana
Mini Description: A stiff bourgeois husband finds it hard to keep abreast of his young wife's unsettling wet nurse
in "A Song of Innocence." Proving that good help isn't all that hard to find but is hard to appreciate,
delectably sinister tale set in 1877 examines the class struggle from a rarely seen angle: the politics
of nursing one's own infant versus fobbing it off on a lactating servant. Moody portrait of female
dreams in the midst of cosseted boredom is consistently interesting if a bit abrupt in its inevitable
denouement. Fests are a given, with select arthouse play a possibility. Shepherd girl Angele-Marie
(Isild Le Besco) arrives at the chateau of Charlotte (Emilie Dequenne) and Julien Orcus (Gregoire
Colin) to nurse their newborn daughter, Marceline. Both young women are 18. Julien, an ambitious
and humorless architect, works long hours and despairs of ever sharing his wife's bed again; she
had a difficult delivery and is in no hurry to make more babies. He would have preferred a son
and plans to produce one as quickly as possible. Charlotte was educated in a convent from age 8
to 17 and loved the brief exposure she had to Paris before Julien proposed and parked her in the
country. Never having wondered how it is that Angele-Marie has breast milk, Charlotte's shocked
to learn that her nursemaid gave birth mere days before she did and farmed out her own child to
yet another wet nurse in the countryside in order to earn wages nursing a rich child. Charlotte
should maintain a strictly master-servant relationship with her daughter's wet nurse, but the two
teenagers share a girlish complicity of which Julien violently disapproves. Flashbacks in which
Julien and his doctor friend Rodolphe (Frederic Pierrot) audition Angele-Marie in a part-harem,
part-brothel setting where poor new mothers bare their swelling breasts to formally clad upper
class men is hauntingly frank and original. Set on the cusp of the advent of child-rearing practices
closer to the 21st century model, pic touches on motherly love, the family unit and how much of a
hand a woman should have in her own child's early upbringing. Study of what happens when the
strict rules of subservience blur isn't quite as richly explored as it could be, but the novelty of
the topic, burnished lensing and convincing thesping conspire to create the impression of something
La Domaine Perdu (once
titled Un livre à rendre) (The Lost Domain) (2005)
(French release date - January 6th, 2006)
Role - Max
Director - Raoul Ruiz
Mini Description: The erratic career of an aviator during World War II
(Also titled Late Graduates) (French release date: June 14th,
Role - ?
Director - Renuad Bertrand
L'Intrus (The Intruder) (2004)
Role - Sidney
Director - Claire Denis
Mini Description: In L'Intrus, conventional narrative storytelling has been replaced by an attempt to tell a story
in purely visual and aural terms. The dialogue has been stripped down to bare essentials, while
the image - sumptuous Cinemascope colour shot with incomparable skill by Agnès Godard - assumes
a privileged position. At a point in time when dialogue-driven projects and the primacy of the script
reign across the world, it is most refreshing and encouraging to see that artists of distinction are
still creating films that make us realize there are other options available.
L'Intrus - literally "the intruder" - is a film that comes at us in shards,
pieces of reality that
Denis challenges us to assemble. We are taken to the French-Swiss border, where we follow
a number of different people who move like ghosts through the woods. Faces we have seen in
shadow may reappear, but we are never sure how or why. Gradually our focus comes to rest
on a white-haired man, Louis (Michel Subor), who takes money out of a Swiss bank and ends
up somewhere in Asia. Slowly, the fragments of Denis's deliberately foggy narrative start
to come together as we discover Louis is trying to reconcile parts of his past with events in
(A Sight For Sore Eyes) (2003)
Role - Bruno Keller
Director - Gilles Bourdos
Mini Description: A young man having suffered from the indifference of his parents falls under the charm
of a young woman who was witness to the murder of her mother 11 years before when she
was only 7 years old. Bruno Keller grew in edge of the city, between industrial waste land
and arid vegetation. Bruno is mostly interested in contemporary art that illuminates his life.
Inhabited by the search of the color form, Bruno seeks to manufacture a world of "beauty"
in which it could be based... Bruno and Anne's paths should never have crossed. And yet...
Snowboarder (April 2nd, 2003)
Role - Josh Atterssen
Director - Olias Barcos
Mini Description: Gaspard (Nicolas Duvauchelle) is a 18 years old young snowboarder. He lives and works in
l'Alpe d'Huez, in Beshop's store. Beshop (Jean-Philippe Ecoffey) is an ex professionals' coach
who puts him up and coaches him in exchange for his boarding and for some works (cleaning,
equipment maintenance...). Gaspard's life is not easy but he does not complain. Despite his
obvious talent, Gaspard is not very ambitious. Gaspard's life is turned upside down on the
day Josh Atterssen (Grégoire Colin), a cursed snowboard champion, suggests that he should
leave Beshop and come to Gstaad, Switzerland, where Josh would coach him himself. Gaspard
cannot believe he is being given such an opportunity. He does not have enough self-confidence
to imagine himself ever becoming a champion. Gaspard arrives in Gstaad. All at once, life seems
to him beautiful, easy and all glitter. He is training with Josh on a daily basis. He meets new
friends, among them Ethel (Juliette Goudot), Josh's girlfriend, with whom he is gradullay
falling in love. But what Gaspard does not know are what Josh's real motivations are. What the
latter really wants is to use Gaspard in order to take his revenge on the system ruling competition.
He wants to stick up the Air and Style, using the best alibi : himself. He is planning on passing
Gaspard off as Josh during the championship. That will provide him with the possibility of
carrying out his scheme. But Josh had not anticipated the fact that Talia could fall in love with
Gaspard. Their love affair upsets the applecart and could ruin Josh's plan.
Sex Is Comedy
(Scènes intimes) (2002)
Role - The Actor
Director - Catherine Breillat
Mini Description: The relationships between a filmmaker, played by Anne Parillaud, and the two actors whom she
directs, determined to get the most out of them for a very difficult sex scene.
Vendredi Soir (Friday Night)
Role - Young Man In The Parka (Grégoire has just one line in this film)
Director - Claire Denis
Mini Description: Friday night: it’s done, Laure has packed up all her belongings in boxes. Tomorrow she’s
shifting house, going to live with François. But tonight, right now, she leaves the empty
apartment where she’s never felt at home, heading for dinner at Marie and Bernard’s place.
She gets caught up in an enormous traffic jam. That’s right, she’d forgotten about the public
transportation strike. But Laure couldn’t care less, for tonight, in her car, she really feels
right at home. It’s warm, she listens to music, nothing will happen to her. And outside, it’s
winter. People on foot dash to get home, going every which way, traffic is blocked, horns
blow, everybody is tense, agitated. Everybody except a man in a leather jacket, standing still,
just a little way up ahead.
Guerre à Paris, La (2002)
Role - Commissaire Romain
Director - Yolande Zauberman
Mini Description: World War II in Paris and the city is under German occupation. Jules and Thomas are two
young Jewish brothers, and Ana Maria is a Spanish refugee and militant Communist. All around
them the war is raging on and love is still in the air. Thomas loves Ana Maria, and Ana Maria
loves Jules. Thomas wants to fight and is daring enough to steal a German's pistol, Jules just
wants to be left alone. He is ashamed of his immigrant parents and their heavy accent, and
resents the war for robbing him of his youth. But with the occupation, it is hard for Jules
to ignore the war, especially when a collaborationist French cop gives him a choice between
precipitating his parents' deportation or informing. Love will give Jules to Ana Maria, and
the war will take him away from her.
Novela (2001) (28 minute
Role - Theo?
Director - Cedric Anger
Mini Description: Ben, a young thief, has to escape from the police after botching a job. He holes up in the small
studio apartment of his accomplice, Théo. After several days, he can no longer stand the isolation
and begs Théo to organize a night car ride through the city.
Reflections (2001) (Japan / 35 mins)
Role - Etienne
Director - Aimi O
Mini Description - Etienne falls in love with a girl in a dream and dreams of meeting her again.
Role - Fournier
Director - Benoît Jacquot
Mini Description: France, 1794. The Revolution has reached its peak of violence, the “Terror,” and the Marquis
de Sade is back behind bars. Decidedly, no matter the government, all deem him suspicious.
Robespierre’s puritan regime, with its cult of the Supreme Being, cannot but brand the great
aristocrat-turned-agitator, libertine, atheist and author of the scandalous Justine “an immoral
enemy, unworthy of the people.” De Sade is 50. After languishing in the Bastille and Saint-Lazare,
the Picpus hospital – his present lock-up – seems like heaven on earth, “a select society, peopled
with loveable women.” Picpus is a fake sanitarium where those aristocrats and businessmen who
can still do so, save their necks by emptying their pockets…
Coup de lune (Adela)
Role - Timar
Director - Eduardo Mignogna
Mini Description: Traveling down the river from the distant Bolivian outpost of San Jacinto in 1945, moody traveler
Timar (Grégoire Colin) reflects on his star-crossed affair with the eponymous Adela (Eulalia Ramon)
at her husband's decrepit hotel. Because Adela was married, deceitful, and adept at using her
feminine charms, trouble duly followed her steamy encounter with Timar, problems ranging from
difficulty in finding good hired help to a sudden abundance of dead bodies, and culminating in
a climactic courtroom showdown
Role - Eric
Director - Frédéric Videau
Le Beau Travail (1999) (93 minutes)
Role - Gilles Sentain
Director - Claire Denis
Mini Description - The film follows Galoup who is a soldier in the French Foreign Legion working in
Africa. The film shows the daily routine of the legionnaires, through their boredom
and their rituals. A senior officer is in love with Galoup, a lieutenant is jealous of him
and a young native woman comes to his aid. Galoup and his fellow soldiers
occasionally interact with the locals but the final effect is the disembodied
experience of someone who will forever remain a foreigner. The African landscape
assumes the role of a character in this haunting film.
Role - Mario
Director - Jean-Claude Janer
Mini Description - Can a gay man find happiness with the mother of Jesus Christ? Mario (Gregoire Colin) is a
openly homosexual hairdresser who one day meets Marie-Helene (Isabelle Carre) when he
sees her singing beside a tree in a park. They get to know each other and Mario discovers
Marie-Helene believes she is the Virgin Mary; though obviously pregnant, she says no man
had anything to do with her unborn child. Marie-Helene also needs a place to live, so Mario
brings her home, which comes as a shock to his step-mother (Carmen Maura) and half-sister,
who aren't used to seeing Mario socializing with women, let along pregnant virgins. However,
Marie-Helene's kindness and grace soon wins everyone over, even if her story is less than
convincing. This surreal fable was the directorial debut for filmmaker Jean-Claude Janer.
Role - Katz
Director - Gilles Bourdos
Mini Description - In 1938, Alfred Katz (Grégoire Colin), a young Trotskyite, is caught between his passion
for the surrealist model Mila (Anouk Grinberg), and political activism. Mila's other lover
Félix (Xavier Beauvois) is a dedicated Stalinist. Passion and politics mix with intrigue and art.
Fifty years after his 'disappearance', as the Eastern block is disintegrating, Katz's life still
has an impact on the political left in Paris.
Secret Défense (Secret Defense
/ Famille) (1998)
Role - Paul
Director - Jacques Rivette
Mini Description - Sylvie (Sandrine Bonnaire) is a serious woman. She lives alone, works too hard, can't handle
relationships and doesn't speak to her mother - or rather does, when she has to, but it's not
something she enjoys. She's a cancer research scientist, which means she wears a white coat
and messes with test tubes. She never smiles, never has fun and when a persistant ex-boyfriend
gives her flowers or asks her out, she doesn't exactly kick him in the crotch but finds ways of
avoiding the "oui" word. Into this super-controlled world bursts her younger brother (Grégoire
Colin), claiming he has proof that their father's business partner, a man called Walser (Jerzy
Radziwilowicz), murdered him five years ago. The brother is hot-blooded, irrational and angry.
He's also got a gun. He says he's going to kill Walser. Sylvie, as you would expect, tells him to
calm down and be sensible. He doesn't and isn't. She knows he means it and she knows he'll
botch it up and so takes a decision that will change her life forever. She'll do it herself. She'll
Vie rêvée des anges, La
(The Dreamlife Of Angels) (1998)
Role - Chriss
Director - Erick Zonca
Mini Description - Two very different young women share the joy and heartbreak of friendship in this internationally
acclaimed award-winning drama. Isa (Elodie Bouchez) is an optimistic wanderer eking out an
existence for herself working odd jobs, while backpacking across the French countryside. She
lands a job at a dress factory where she befriends the pessimistic, rebellious Marie (Natacha
Regnier). The two polar opposites become roommates and slowly develop a close friendship. But
when Marie falls into a passionate affair with a handsome, arrogant young man (Grégoire Colin),
her all-consuming romance causes her friendship with Isa to suffer, with tragic consequences.
Nel profondo paese straniero (1997)
(100 minutes) (French release date - Feb. 4th, 1998)
... alias Homer: Portrait of the Artist As An Old Man (1997)
... alias Homère, portrait de l'artiste dans ses vieux jours (1997) (France)
Director - Fabio Carpi
Mini Description: Celebrated blind poet Rene Kermadek (Claude Rich) is married to his former student Sibilla
(Valeria Cavalli), who provides his only true connection to the world. Although Sibilla is a faithful
and devoted wife, he suspects her of cheating on him -- currently with matador Manuel Fernandez
(Gregoire Colin). Since she never succeeds in convincing him of her love, he plans his suicide. A
multiple winner at Montreal's 1997 World Film Festival, this film was shot on locations in Switzerland,
Spain, Italy, India, and Germany.
Nénette et Boni (Nenette
And Boni) (1996)
Role - Boni
Director: Claire Denis
Mini Description - Boni, short for Boniface, is a 19-year old pizza-maker in the port of Marseille. He can't stand the sight
his old man Felix since the death of his mother. Felix, a lampshade salesman, looks after 15-year old
Nénette, Boni's sister. Boni drifts along in his routine: pizzas, daydreams, his neighborhood. In love and
alone. He waits, in the dank depths of his nest, for desire to overcome him. Boni dreams. Nénette climbs
over the school wall and arrives at her brother's, invading the house he inherited from their mother, his
citadel, his refuge.
Role - Rafael
Director - Pierre Boutron
Mini Description - It is 1936 and Rafael (Grégoire Colin) is forced to do military duty by his father, who was a senior officer
in the Franco force. Before going to the front, Rafael is placed under the command of Colonel Massagual
(Jean-Louis Trintignant), a cynical character with an obsession about war. It is an interesting story
of these two men.
Nice, Very Nice (part of "À propos
de Nice, la suite") (1995) (10 minutes)
Role - Le tueur
Director - Claire Denis
Mini Description - Denis' contribution to the anthology film À PROPOS DE NICE, LA SUITE, in which several directors,
including Kiarostami, Ruiz, and Depardon, respond to the classic Jean Vigo documentary about the
city of Nice. Denis' wordless narrative follows a hitman through the chaos of the Nice carnival as he
attempts to keep his target in sight.
Fils de Gascogne, Le (The
Son Of Gascogne) (1995)
Role - Harvey
Director - Pascal Aubier
Mini Description: This gentle French comedy has a meandering plotline as it traces the exploits of a young man
recognized as a the son of a star. The main protagonist is 23-year old Harvey who works as
the guide for a group of Georgian singers who have a Paris gig. He is interested in Dinara, the
18-year old interpreter for the group. While in a restaurant, they encounter Marco Garciano
who tells them he played the small lad in Crin blanc, a classic French film. He is really a half-time
chauffeur and con-artist. Marco tells Harvey that he is the son of Gascogne, the father of
the New Wave, and close friend and inspiration to many directors between 1958 and 1962.
Marco tries to prove his point by taking Harvey and Dinara to meet some former French film
impresarios. They see Alexandra Stewart and Bernadette Lafont. They also meet Claude
Chabrol while he eats lunch. They meet many more including director Michel Deville. All they
meet are convinced that Harvey is indeed Gascogne's son. Many of the female stars claim to
be his mother
Reine Margot, La (Queen Margot)
Role - Jeune Egorge (citizen killed in street)
Director - Patrice Chereau
Mini Description: The historical novel by Alexandre Dumas was adapted for the screen with this lavish French epic,
winner of 5 Césars and a pair of awards at the Cannes Film Festival. Isabelle Adjani stars as
Marguerite de Valois, better known as Margot, daughter of scheming Catholic power player
Catherine de Medici (Virna Lisi). Margot is an heiress to the throne during the late 16th century
reign of the neurotic, hypochondriac King Charles IX (Jean-Hugues Anglade), a time when
Protestants and Catholics are vying for political control of France. Catherine decides to make
an overture of good will by offering up Margot in marriage to prominent Protestant Huguenot
Henri of Navarre (Daniel Auteuil), although she also schemes to bring about the notorious St.
Bartholomew's Day massacre of 1572, when tens of thousands of Protestants are slaughtered.
The marriage goes forward but Margot doesn't love Henri and takes a lover, the soldier La Mole
(Vincent Perez), also a Protestant from a well-to-do family. Murders by poisoning follow, as court
intrigues multiply and Catherine's villainous plotting to place her son Anjou (Pascal Greggory) on
the throne threatens the lives of La Mole, Margot and Henri.
Pas très catholique
(Something Fishy) (1994)
Role - Baptiste Vaxelaire
Director - Toni Marshall
Mini Description: Maxime is a woman of about forty, free, modern and a private-eye. Free because at 22 she
left one world to invent another for hersel. She smokes three packs of cigarettes a day, sleeps
in her clothes and, for her very private nights, prefers women and young men. A detective, but
not in the traditional sense, more like a taxi driver, a job with attachments, where she brings
a little of others' lives home with her at night. She looks for missing personns, shadows wayward
spouses and like a good Samaritan, haunts dangerous drug-dealers... Not believing in God,
Maxime has only principles and a secret, a secret that is so deep in her that she's almost
forgotten its existence. The whims of her profession put her in contact with her 18-year-old son,
whom she did little more than bring into the world, and her ex-husband, whom she'd done little
more with than marry. He is wealthy, and she hates money. Her son is young ; she feels she is
getting old. One of her investigations swerves toward the jackpot, a matter usually for the
police but which scoops her up and lays her down right in the middle of all her own contradictions:
principles, ethics, fairness, morality and maybe even, for the first time, feelings. Life is hard,
Maxime too. They're made for each other.
Pred dozhdot (Before The Rain)
Role - Kiril
Director - Milcho Manchevski
Mini Desceription: Milcho Manchevski's first feature film is a three-part story of the violence and political chaos
tearing apart the newly independent nation of Macedonia (former Yugoslavia). In part one,
Kiril (Grégoire Colin), an Orthodox monk, encounters Zamira (Labina Mitevska), a Muslim from
Albania. Zamira is frightened and has nowhere to go, so Kiril lets her stay in his cell, knowing
that if the authorities find her, his peaceful life will be shattered. The second segment, set in
London, concerns Anne (Katrin Cartlidge), married to stable but boring Nick (Jay Villiers) but
enjoying an affair with Macedonian photographer Aleksander (Rade Serbedzija); Anne is trying
to decide if she should stay with Nick or leave with Aleksander, before unexpected events
make the decision for her. The conclusion follows Aleksander back to Macedonia; while he's
tired of photographing war, he finds no sanctuary in his home town, as Christians and Muslims
wage war and he accidentally causes the death of innocent bystanders. Before the Rain received
an 1995 Academy Award nomination as Best Foreign Language Film
U.S. Go Home (1994)
Role - Alain
Director - Claire Denis
Mini Description - The film is set in the suburbs of Paris in 1965, though the City of Light seems like a far-off dream.
Three teenagers obsessed with losing their virginity - randy Martine; her friend Marlene; and
Martine's older, restless brother, who serves as their rather reluctant chaperone - hitch a ride with
an American GI and find their lives radically changed. The title is ironic, or at least double-edged:
the French teenagers hate American imperialism and the war in Vietnam, but they are infatuated with
American popular culture.
Roulez Jeunesse (Breaking
Role - Julien
Director - Jacques Fansten
Mini Decription: The strange encounter of two universes that normally remain completely separate - senior citizens
from a retirement home in southern France confront two ghetto kids from the same city. One day,
Julien and Manu attempt a vague hold-up. With the police hot on their heels, they decide it would
be a good idea to hold up in the retirement home, even if it means terrorizing the occupants.
Needless to say, the police round them up an hour later. In normal circumstances, everything would
then have returned to normal. But the elderly folks, normally cut off from the rest of the world,
have suddenly had their interest aroused. And so these people who hardly ever left the retirement
home now head off into town, in order to find out more about the two kids ...
Role - Stéphane ? Le prince
Director - Marion Carrance
Oeil ecarlate, L' (The Scarlet
Director - Dominique Roulet
Mini Description: A suspicious death... followed by another... and yet another. A heroine whose story takes
a dramatic twist after each death, and who winds up losing the thread of the story herself.
A story full of strange seductive relationships that just may be the cause of it all...
Année de l'éveil, L'
(The Year Of Awakening) (1991)
Role - François
Director - Gerard Corbiau
Mini Description: In this coming-of-age drama, based on a novel by Charles Juliet, François is a sensitive and
thoughtful student at a military boarding school in 1948. He is fourteen and an orphan, and
the French are still fighting in Indochina, as they will continue to do for many years. He
believes he will be sent to fight there when he graduates, and he is sure he will die in that
far-away place. While he sees himself as stubbornly principled, others, including the school's
bullies, simply see him as stubborn and a nuisance besides. In fact, his humiliation by the
school's bullies is so constant that one of his persistent fantasies is to become a skilled boxer
and trounce them all. That is one reason why he has become fixated on one of the school's
military instructors, a handsome sergeant who was a championship boxer. While there may be
an unformed erotic component to his fixation, it does not manifest overtly but adds fuel to
his sexual initiation with the sergeant's wife.
Olivier, Olivier (1991) (110 minutes)
Role - Olivier (as a teenager)
Director - Agnieszka Holland
Mini Description: Olivier, the nine-year-old son of a country veterinarian, vanishes one afternoon on the way to
his grandmother's house. The emotional aftermath of his disappearance sends his father packing
from France to Africa and nearly destroys his mother, who clings to her remaining child, Nadine,
and her devoted neighbor, Marcel. Several years later, having relocated to the city, the police
investigator who handled the case meets a Paris rent boy whom he believes to be the missing Olivier.
Once he returns to his rural home, the teenaged Olivier tries to assuage his mother's now-entrenched
grief and heal the rift between his reunited parents. Meanwhile, he must overcome his brooding,
adolescent sister's jealousy and doubts about his identity and reconcile his sleazy street life with
his picturesque new surroundings. Questions about the tight-lipped Olivier's true motivations continue
to crop up, however, threatening to send his mother over the edge for good'
Le Silence D'Ailleurs (1989)
Role - Christophe
Director - Guy Mouyal
Mini Description: Most of the characters in this romantic drama are waiting for something. Jeanne (Clementine
Celarie) is waiting for her husband Francois (Daniel Olbrychski) to return; he abandoned her
and their son Christophe (Gregoire Colin) a couple of years ago. The boy is waiting for his
father, too. Meanwhile, Jeanne's current lover Marcel (Jean-Paul Lillienfeld) is waiting for
her to come to her senses about the cad who went a way, and recognize the worthiness of his
love for her. Finally, the absent husband is also waiting for the right time to make his belated
reappearance. All this takes place near the gas station Jeanne runs in a dessicated and remote
region in southern France.
Napoleon wal Mahroussa (TV mini-series)
Role - Napoleon Bonaparte
(Sparrowhawk) French 6 part miniseries for TV
Role - Cha-Ka
Director - Stéphane Clavier
de Lune (2000) (T.V. Movie) (103 minutes)
Role - Timar
Director - Eduardo Mignogna
French Miniseries (1994)
Role - Finch
Director - Philippe Monnier
du roi, Le (1988) (TV)
Role - ?
Director - Mark Evans
1989 Brule, Riviere, Brule de J.P. Fargeau, mise en scene de R. Girones Festival Officiel d'Avignon
1987/88 Hecube d'Euripide , mise en scene de Bernard Sobel
Special Prize at the Locarno International Film Festival for his role as Boni in "Nenette & Boni"
COLIN PHOTO GALLERY
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MOVIE POSTERS FROM SOME OF GREGOIRE COLIN'S FILMS
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