Laurent Cantet( 15 June 1961 - Present )
Laurent Cantet is a French director. His parents were schoolteachers in Ardilleux.
His 2001 film L'Emploi du temps was placed at 99 on Slant Magazine's best films of the 2000s, number 9 of The Guardian's Best Films of the Noughties, and number 11 at The A.V. Club's top 50 films of the 2000s .
On 25 May 2008, he received the Palme d'Or at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, for the film Entre les murs.