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 I can't do this job just like a business. If I don't love the film and I'm not ready to get exhausted for it, I can't do it. I can't go to Hollywood, take a big cheque and say, "Action!" and "Cut!". It's just not me. I come from the source, from the ground up: putting cables together and holding cameras aged 17, and I'm physically like that. If I believe in a film, I don't care if it's ...
Placed under investigation on a charge of involuntary manslaughter 4 June 2002 by Paris prosecutor during inquiry into death of a cameraman hit by a car during 1999 filming of chase scene in Taxi 2
(2000), which Besson produced.
Frequently has a shot of someone being slapped, focusing on the slapper's hand momentarily beforehand (Fifth Element, The Messenger, The Professional, La Femme Nikita)