- Govar, Yvan
- (Yvan Govaerts / August 24, 1935, Uccle, Belgium-February 18, 1988, Brussels, Belgium)The son of painter Govaerts, he started his working life as a stage actor at the Théâtre de Poche of Brussels before moving to Paris and joining the Madeleine Renaud-Jean-Louis Barrault company. Then he landed a few small parts in films (1953 Les Trois Mousquetaires / Fate largo ai moschettieri / USA: The Three MusketeersF André Hunebelle, France / Italy; 1955 La Castiglione / La contessa di Castiglione / USA:The Contessa's SecretF Georges Combret, France / Italy; Les Hommes en blanc / UK: Men in Whte / USA: Doctor Ralph Habib). He directed movies in France and Belgium.Filmography◘ Le Toubib, Médecin du Gang / De Gangsterdokter (also dialogist, producer, actor; Belgium)◘ Nous n'irons plus au Bois (short; also co-screenwriter, actor, co-dialogist; Belgium)◘ Le Circuit de Minuit / Omloop van Middernacht (Belgium / France)1959 ◘ Yen a Marre! / Ce Soir on tue / Deze Nacht wordt er gedood (also co-producer; France / Belgium)1962 ◘ La Croix des Vivants / Het Kruis der Levenden / USA: Cross of the Living (co-director with Robert Mazoyer; also adapter, co-producer; shot in 1960-1961)1964 ◘ Que Personne ne sorte! / Het laatste Onder-zoek (also screenwriter, adapter, co-producer; France / Belgium)◘ Un Soir . . . par Hasard / Het Gebeurde ope en avond / USA: Agent of Doom (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-producer; France / Belgium)1966 ◘ Deux Heures à tuer / Een Sadist in de Nacht (France / Belgium)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.