|Name Yann Samuell|
Role Film director
|Spouse Emmanuelle Gronvold|
|Born June 7, 1965 (age 50) (1965-06-07) France|
Movies Love Me If You Dare, With Love From The Age Of R, My Sassy Girl, The Great Ghost Rescue
Similar People Thibault Verhaeghe, Josephine Lebas‑Joly, Guillaume Canet, Jesse Bradford, Michel Duchaussoy
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Yann Samuell (born 7 June 1965) is a French film director and screenwriter.
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- Life and career
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Life and career
Samuell went to film school and was a storyboard artist before becoming a director. He had his directing debut in 2003 with Love Me If You Dare.
His second film was the romantic comedy My Sassy Girl (2008). Additional works include L'âge de raison (2010).
Samuell was screenwriter and director of a 2011 adaptation of Louis Pergaud's popular novel, La guerre des boutons. This adaptation is set in the 1960s, with the Algerian War as a backdrop. It is produced by Marc du Pontavice.
An alternate film adaptation of Pergaud's novel was directed by Christophe Barratier as La novelle guerre des boutons (2011), set during World War II in Occupied France. Both films were released in France during the same week in September 2011. Barratier's film is being distributed in the United States as The War of the Buttons (2012).
Samuell also directed the film adaption of the Gothic children's novel The Great Ghost Rescue (1975) by Eva Ibbotson. It was released in 2011.