Dominique Deruddere Born in 1957, at the young age of 14 Dominique Deruddere had already won a prize at the International Film Festival in Brussels for his short film Orange Light. After his film studies, he made his feature-film debut in 1987 with Crazy Love. In 1989, Deruddere directed Faye Dunaway and Joe Mantegna in the film Wait Until Spring, Bandini. His next project was Suite 16 in 1994, with Pete Postlethwaite, followed by Hombres Complicados (1997) with Josse de Pauw, Dirk Roofthooft and Hilde van Mieghem. For Everybody’s Famous (2000), Deruddere was nominated for the OSCAR in the category Best Foreign Film. His most recent project before The Wedding Party was Pour le plaisir, which was filmed in France in 2004.