Arnaud des Pallières was born in 1961 in Paris. He begins at the theater from his teenage - acting and staging. He attains literature studies and then cinema. He shoots a dozen short films, including La Mémoire d’un ange (1989), Les Choses Rouges (1993), Diane Wellington (2010). He arranges and shoots a conference with the philosopher Gilles Deleuze : Qu’est-ce que l’acte de création ?. He shoots three « documentary-fiction » projects for the television : Is Dead (Portrait Incomplet de Gertrude Stein) (2000), Disneyland, mon vieux pays natal (2002), Poussières d’Amérique (2011). Five feature films: Drancy Avenir (1996), Adieu (2003), Parc (2009), Michael Kohlhaas (2013), Orpheline (2017). He is also the writer and the editor of all of his films.