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Eric Lagesse

Eric Lagesse started his career at Pyramide in 1992 as a sales agent. In 1994, he became Managing Director of Pyramide’s group, running both the French distribution branch and the world sales branch. Since May 2008 he is President of Pyramide’s group and main shareholder of the company.

From the very beginning, Pyramide dedicated itself to “auteurs” and released in France almost all the films by Aki Kaurismäki and films by Fatih Akin, Youssef Chahine, Claire Denis, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Catherine Breillat, Shohei Imamura, Patrice Chéreau, Tony Gatlif, Denys Arcand, Bruno Dumont, Manoel de Oliveira, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Kore-eda, Apichatpong Weerasetakhul, Christian Petzold (Barbara), Eran Riklis, Andrei Zviaguintsev and Patricio Guzman.


Pyramide released a lot of first films by young directors such as Mohamed Diab, Clio Barnard, Claudia Sainte-Luce, Alix Delaporte and won 4 Caméra d’Or at Cannes in 9 years.


In 2012, Eric created his own production company SAMPEK PRODUCTION.

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