Emmanuel Mouret directed his first short film at the age of 19, while still living in Marseille. He studied drama and then joined the prestigious FÉMIS film school (directing department). He wrote and directed his first feature film Laissons Lucie Faire! (2000). His works such as Vénus and Fleur (2004) and Change of Address (2006) were presented at Cannes as part of the Directors′ Fortnight. He also directed Shall We Kiss (2007), FAIS-MOI PLAISIR! (2009), Art of Love (2011), Une Autre Vie (2013), Caprice (2015), and Mademoiselle de Joncquières (2018). Love Affair(s): The Things We Say, the Things We Do is the selection of the Cannes 2020.