Édouard Weil is a French film producer known for provocative films by high profile names of international cinema like Olivia Assayas (Demonlover, Clean), Gasper Noe (Love, Climax) and Bertrand Bonello (Nocturama) that all screened at festivals and award awards across the globe. In 2014, he won two César Awards for Best Film and Best First Film as a producer on Me, Myself and Mum, directed by Guillaume Gallienne. He has two additional César nominations as producer of Xavier Giannoli’s The Original in 2009 and Valérie Donzelli’s Declaration of War, which was also France’s official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Academy Awards®. In 2019, he produced It Must Be Heaven from renowned Palestinian director Elia Suleiman, which was awarded a special mention at the Cannes Film Festival and nominated for the Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, his first APSA nominations.

Accolades

Elia Suleiman and Édouard Weil and Laurine Pelassy and Thanassis Karathanos and Martin Hampel and Serge Noël
Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2019

It Must Be Heaven

Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2019

It Must Be Heaven

Told through the director’s alter ego, Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman (ES) escapes from Palestine seeking an alternative homeland. On his travels, however, he finds parallels…

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Films

It Must Be Heaven
2019

It Must Be Heaven

Palestine, Qatar, Turkey, Canada, France, Germany
2019

It Must Be Heaven

Told through the director’s alter ego, Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman (ES) escapes from Palestine seeking an alternative homeland. On his travels, however, he finds parallels…

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