Trained as a musician, Bertrand Bonello’s first feature film Something Organic was presented in the Panorama section at the Berlinale in 1998. His second film, The Pornographer, was a part of La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes in 2001. His following films are Tiresia (2003), On War (2008) and the widely remarked short Cindy : The Doll is Mine. In 2011, House of Tolerance was in the Official Competition in Cannes. His film Saint Laurent premiered in Cannes in 2014 and gathered 10 nominations at the César Awards.