Sophie Lellouche

(Updated on 11/02/2012)

Sophie Lellouche has always been a frequent spectator at the French Cinémathèque and great admirer of Ernst Lubitsch, Frank Capra, Billy Wilder, Jean-Paul Rappeneau and Woody Allen.  She wanted to make movies from the start. However, getting around to actually making them took her a long time.

She had the opportunity to do an internship on the set of Chance or Coincidence (1998) directed by Claude Lelouch (who is of no relation despite the similarity of their names).  After what, Sophie Lellouche made a highly acclaimed short film : Dieu, que la nature est bien faite! (1999).

In 2006, Sophie Lellouche began writing the screenplay for Paris-Manhattan, her first feature film. Delighted with this story of a sexy-but-single Woody Allen fanatic, the Alice Taglioni and Patrick Bruel agreed to interpret the leading roles.

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