Jacques Doillon

Jacques Doillon

Jacques Doillon is a French film director. He has a habit of giving lead roles to inexperienced young actresses in his films on family life and women. Some actresses to break through are Fanny Bastien, Sandrine Bonnaire, Judith Godrèche, Marianne Denicourt, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Juliette Binoche. Doillon was born in Paris. He has two daughters: Lola Doillon, whose mother is film editor Noëlle Boisson, and Lou Doillon, from his relationship with English actress Jane Birkin in the 1980s.