Claudel, Philippe

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Claudel, Philippe Gender: M
born on 2 February 1962 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Dombasle sur Meurthe, France, 48n38, 6e21
Timezone CET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 12°45' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 02°50 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 26°48'

Philippe Claudel
photo: Georges Biard, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French writer and film director.

In addition to his writing, Claudel is a Professor of Literature at the University of Nancy.

He directed the 2008 film I've Loved You So Long (Il y a longtemps que je t'aime). Much admired, it won the 2009 BAFTA for the best film not in English.

His best-known work to date is the novel Les Âmes grises (Grey Souls), which won the Prix Renaudot in France, was shortlisted for the American Gumshoe Award, and won Sweden's Martin Beck Award. He won the 2003 Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle for Les petites mécaniques, and the 2010 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, for Brodeck’s Report.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Lepoivre qutes Geslain, B.C.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Prix Goncourt)