Won Academy Honours for Ideal Picture and Ideal Movie director for his 2011 film The Musician, which starred Jean Dujardin. He aimed TV commercials prior to making his first feature, it film La Classe Américaine, in 1993. His 2008 film OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies gained him a Cesar Award nomination for Greatest Writing. He previously four kids with Béréwonderful Bejo. He aimed Dustin Hoffman in La Classe Américaine.