JEAN-MARC BARR, had his international success in 1987 when he stars for Luc Besson’s THE BIG BLUE. After he was selected as best actor for French „Cesar”. Since then he stars for numerous projects on stage, on screen. Later, influenced and supported by Lars von Trier, he became also a director. He collaborated with LARS VON TRIER six times and starred in his films (EUROPA (1991), BREAKING THE WAVES (1996), DANCER IN THE DARK (2000), DOGVILLE (2003) and NYMPHOMANIAC(2013)). He also stars in CRUSTACÉS AT COQUILLAGES directed by Olivier Ducastel & Jacques Martineau and was selected for the European film Award in 2005. He stars in BIG SUR (where he portrayed the writer Jacques Kerouac) and shot alongside KATE BOSWORTH & JOHN ROBINSON (who is also represented by Das Imperium). Since 2011 till now he stars in the French tv series DEUX FLIC´S SUR LE DOCKS. In 2016 Jean-Marc Barr stars in GRAIN, directed by Semih Kaplanoglu, in a comedy MANHATTAN ROMANCE, directed by Brian Ghost, as well in TRAVEL WELL, KAMIKAZE, directed by Damiano D’Innocenzo and Fabio D’Innocenzo, and in HALO OF STARS, directed by Anthony Lucero and in UK18, directed by Andrew Tiernan. This year, Jean-Marc Barr also will play a historical character in the biographical-historical drama NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI IL PRINCIPE DELLA POLITICA, directed by Lorenzo Raveggi and in the german crime series CREDO, directed by Christian Schwochow.
Besides acting, he is also a wonderful director. His work includes the trilogy LOVERS (won the FIPRESCI-Award at Cottbus Film festival in 2003), TOO MUCH FLESH and BEING LIGHT starring Elodie Bouchez, Sergeij Trifunovic, Romain Duris, Roxana Arquette… and ONE TWO ANOTHER (2006) and AMERICAN TRANSLATION (2011) starring another one of our clients LIZZIE BROCHERÉ. Recent projects are CUT OFF, directed by Jowan Carbin and again with JOHN ROBINSON and WHOEVER WAS USING THIS BED, directed by Andrew Kotatko which has just been selected for AFI | AACTA’s Social Shorts competition in the Drama category!
WHOEVER WAS USING THIS BED, directed by Andrew Kotatko 2016
CUT OFF, directed by Jowan Carbin 2016
DEUX FLICS SUR LES DOCKS TV series, since 2011
BIG SUR, directed by Michael Polish 2013
BREAKING THE WAVES 1996, directed by Lars von Trier (production set picture)
CRUSTACÉS AT COQUILLAGES directed by Olivier Ducastel & Jacques Martineau 2005
EUROPA, directed by Lars von Trier 1991
THE BIG BLUE, directed by Luc Besson 1989