It took twenty-six years for the director of “Marguerite” to carry out his life’s project, to adapt “Lost Illusions” by Honoré de Balzac, a great novel about the commodification of the world. Maintenance.
Born in Neuilly sur-Seine, March 7, 1972, Xavier Giannoli is the son of journalist Paul Giannoli and a neighbor from his basement, Christophe. Eight feature films were made by him, including “Impatient Bodies”, “When I was a Singer” and “The Apparition”. The Obs director invokes the origin of his last film, “The Obs”.