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Jean-Jacques Annaud won an Academy Award in 1977 for Best Foreign Film with his debut feature Black and White in Color (La Victoire En Chantant). His next feature was Coup de tête, followed by Quest for Fire, which earned him a Cesar Award as Best Director. He then directed The Name of the Rose, starring Sean Connery, which received a Cesar Award for Best Foreign Film. Annaud also co-wrote the screenplays for the latter two films with his longtime collaborator, Alain Godard. In 1989, Annaud received international acclaim and another Cesar Award for ´The Bear. Annaud's most recent films include: The Lover, Wings of Courage, the first feature film made in IMAX 3-D, and Seven Years in Tibet, starring Brad Pitt.