Leos Carax

Film Director
Born Nov 22, 1960

Alexandre Oscar Dupont, best known as Leos Carax, is a French film director, critic, and writer. Carax is noted for his poetic style and his tortured depictions of love. His first major work was Boy Meets Girl (1984), and his notable works include Les Amants du Pont-Neuf (1991) and the controversial Pola X (1999). His professional name is an anagram of his first name 'Alex', and 'Oscar', his middle.… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Leos Carax.

  • Christopher Atamian: Holy Motors! Leos Carax Is Back
    Huffington Post - Jan 31, 2013
  • Jon Eig: Obligatory Oscar Reaction
    Huffington Post - Jan 10, 2013
  • Brian Formo: 2012 Year In Film: The Studios Stepped Up, But Independent And International Still Tops
    Huffington Post - Dec 28, 2012
  • Now Playing
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 21, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Leos Carax.


1960 Birth Born on November 22, 1960.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.