Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

Jean-Pierre Dardenne was born in Engis, Belgium, in April 1951. Luc Dardenne was born in Awirs, Belgium, in March 1954. They have directed numerous documentaries. In 1975, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne created Dérives, the company that has produced more than 60 documentaries, including their own. In 1994, they created Les Films du Fleuve for the production of feature films. They are among the most acclaimed filmmakers of their time, and their work has received countless awards worldwide, including two Palme d’Ors (for Rosetta and The Child), and an Academy Award® nomination for Marion Cotillard’s performance in Two Days, One Night. Their latest film, Tori and Lokita, is out now in theaters through Janus Films. (Photo by Christine Plenus, courtesy Kino Lorber.)


Three Great Things: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

By Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne | March 28, 2023

Three Great Things: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

The legendary Belgian auteur siblings, whose new film Tori and Lokita is out now, open up about some of their favorite things.