Favorite French movie directors among elderly viewers in France 2015

This ranking shows the five favorite French movie directors of viewers aged 65 and older in France in 2015. Claude Chabrol ranked first with 31.7 percent of respondents citing him as their favorite French movie director. Luc Besson ranked second, while Gérard Oury and Bertrand Tavernier were tied for the third place.

Among these 20 most popular French movie directors, which ones are your favorites?*

Share of respondents
Claude Chabrol31.7%
Luc Besson25%
Gérard Oury24.9%
Bertrand Tavernier24.9%
François Truffaut23.8%
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Release date

March 2015



Survey time period

March 10 to 11, 2015

Age group

65 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* These 20 film directors are the ones which were the most often cited as "favorite French film directors" in an open question of a previous survey, conducted by BVA in February 2015.

Respondents could give up to three answers.

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