Christophe Honoré

Christophe Honoré is a writer-director based in Paris. Born in 1970 in Brittany, he has written some 30 children’s books and five novels, and collaborated on screenplays with filmmakers such as Jean-Pierre Limosin, Gaël Morel and Louis Garrel. He started directing in 2002, with his most notable films including Ma Mère (2004), Dans Paris (2006), Love Songs (2009) and Beloved (2011). His most recent films are On a Magical Night (2019), Guermantes (2020) and Winter Boy (2022), which is released April 28 by Mubi. In the theatre, he directed a number of his own plays, including Beautiful Guys (2004) and 2018’s Les Idoles (which received four Molière nominations), and in 2009 adapted Victor Hugo’s Angelo, Tyran de Padoue (Avignon 2009). He has also directed several operas, including Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte, Verdi’s Don Carlos and Puccini’s Tosca. (Photo by Thomas Brunot.)


Three Great Things: Christophe Honoré

By Christophe Honoré | March 31, 2023

Three Great Things: Christophe Honoré

The acclaimed French auteur, whose new movie, Winter Boy, comes out next month, opens up about his favorite things.