- Aja, Alexandre
- (Alexandre Arcady / August 7, 1978, Paris, France - )The son of director Alexandre Arcady and film critic Marie-Jo Jouan, he appeared under the name Alexandre Jouan as a child actor in three films directed by his father (1983 Le Grand Carnaval, 1989 L'Union sacrée; 1992 Le Grand Pardon II). After three years in the university, he dropped out of his studies of philosophy for working with Alexandre Arcady as second unit director (2000 Là-bas . . . mon Pays; 2002 Entre Chiens et Loups / USA: Break of Dawn, also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; 2004 Mariage mixte). A horror film fan, he directed several genre movies in France and the USA.Filmography1997 ◘ Over the Rainbow (short; co-director w / Grégory Levasseur; also screenwriter)2000 ◘ Furia (also co-screenwriter; shot in 1998)2003 ◘ Haute Tension / USA: High Tension (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)◘ The Hills Have Eyes (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; USA)◘ Mirrors (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; USA)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.