Cédric Kahn

Cédric Kahn

Kahn in January 2012
Born (1966-06-17) 17 June 1966
Crest, Drôme, France
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, actor
Years active 1990–present

Cédric Kahn (French: [kan]; born 17 June 1966) is a French screenwriter, film director and actor. His films include L'Ennui (1998), from the Alberto Moravia novel Boredom and Red Lights (2004), from the Georges Simenon novel. His film Roberto Succo was entered into the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


As director / screenwriter

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter
1990 Les Dernières Heures du millénaire Yes Yes Short film
1990 Overseas Yes Bayard d'Or for Best Screenplay
1991 Bar des rails Yes Yes
1993 Normal People Are Nothing Exceptional Yes
1994 Trop de bonheur Yes Yes 1994 Cannes Film Festival - Award of the Youth
Prix Jean Vigo
1996 Zero Guilt Yes Yes Telefilm
1998 L'Ennui Yes Yes Louis Delluc Prize for Best Film
2001 Roberto Succo Yes Yes Nominated—2001 Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
2004 Red Lights Yes Yes Nominated—54th Berlin International Film Festival - Golden Bear
Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film
2005 L'Avion Yes Yes
2006 Les Ambitieux Yes
2009 Regrets Yes Yes
2011 Une vie meilleure Yes Yes
2014 Wild Life Yes Yes San Sebastián International Film Festival - Special Jury Prize
Nominated—Lumières Award for Best Director

As actor

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Don't Forget You're Going to Die Benoit's Friend
2012 Alyah Isaac Raphaelson
2013 Miss and the Doctors Boris Pizarnik
2015 The Anarchists Gaspard
2016 L'Economie du couple Boris
2016 Up for Love Bruno

As editor


  1. "Festival de Cannes: Roberto Succo". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
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