Belgian writer and film directorwd:Q662366
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educated at: Institut des hautes études cinématographiques
occupation: film director, writer
award received: Prix des Deux Magots, Prix Renaudot, Roger Nimier Prize, Prix Goncourt, Prix de la langue française, Prix Victor-Rossel, Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres
François Weyergans (born 2 August 1941) is a Belgian writer and director. His father, Franz Weyergans, was a Belgian and also a writer, while his mother was from Avignon in France. François Weyergans was elected to the Académie française on 26 March 2009, taking the 32nd seat which became vacant with the death of Alain Robbe-Grillet in 2008.
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