David Oelhoffen was born in 1968. After working in production, he wrote and directed his first short film The Wall in 1996. He goes on to write and direct a medium length feature In My Absence and three other shorts of which Under the Overalls, presented at the 2004 Venice Film Festival and nominated at the 2006 César. In 2006 he directs his first feature length Film Nos retrouvailles (In Your Wake). He is currently working on his second feature Film screenplay Dealers (working title) and on other projects as screenwriter.