Jean-Philippe Blondel


Born
in France
October 16, 1964


Jean-Philippe Blondel was born in Troyes, France, in 1964. His mother was a schoolteacher and his father worked for the National Railways. Jean-Philippe still lives in Troyes today after attending university in Paris and travelling around the world, including South and Central America, Nepal, India, and most of Europe.

Writing has always been Jean-Philippe’s way of expressing himself. He started writing poems when he was seven, then moved on to short stories as a teen. He wrote his first novel when he was 19. One book that had a profound effect on him as a child was Alice in Wonderland: he tended to identify with the White Rabbit…

Jean-Philippe’s favorite subjects at school were languages: French, English, and Spanish. He remembers telling hi
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“L'oubli est un facteur important. Il permet aux questions importantes de ne pas être posées.”
Jean-Philippe Blondel, Le Baby Sitter

“Personne ne s'est demandé si ce grand calme préfigurait une tempête des sentiments affectifs ou s'il n'était que la preuve extérieure d'une certaine indifférence.”
Jean-Philippe Blondel, Le Baby Sitter

“With films—as with novels, which I devoured with the regularity of a metronome—I gave myself no limits: I fell into every trap the author or director set for me, lost myself with relish in the labyrinths of a fictitious world. I think of that friend of Mary Poppins, the chimney sweep, and the amazing chalk pictures he drew: you could jump into them and become reincarnated. I dreamed of meeting him.”
Jean-Philippe Blondel, Exposed

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