Good Canary

  • Fri 16 Sep - Sat 8 Oct
  • Directed by John Malkovich

Pierre-Francois Limbosch


During his architectural study in Brussels, Pierre François Limbosch had the chance to work in the art department on The Return of Martin Guerre (1981-D. Vigne), Mortelle Randonnée (C. Miller) and Fort Saganne (A. Corneau).

After three years of living and travelling in America he started his career as a production designer with Roland Topor’s movie Le Marquis de Sade (1988). Since then he has worked in France, Spain and Belgium with such directors as Tonie Marshall, Pierre Grimblat, Isabel Coixet, Serge Frydman, Philippe Le Guay, Samuel Benchetrit, Catherine Breillat, Lola Doillon.

During this time he met John Malkovich and worked as a designer for his film The Dancer Upstairs. In 2003 Malkovich invited him to work with him on theatre projects, including Hystéria au Théâtre Marigny (2002, nominated for the Molières). The production moved  to Spain the following year.

They worked together again in 2007 on Good Canary in Paris, a production for which they both received a Molière award for their work.

Hi most recent work includes design of the set for Les Liaisons Dangereuses directed in Paris by John Malkovich, Je Préfère qu’on Reste Ami written by Laurent Ruquier and Novecento directed by and starring André Dussollier.