- Guiguet, Jean-Claude
- (November 22, 1948, La Tour du Pin, Isère, France - September 18, 2005, Aubenas, Ardèche, France)He grew up in the Alps. Having graduated with a master's degree in letters dedicated to Nicholas Ray's Johnny Guitar, he worked as a film critic for La Revue du Cinéma, the Nouvelle Revue Française, and Les Etudes before being hired by Paul Vecchiali as an actor (1972 L'Etrangleur, Paul Vecchiali, shot in 1970; 1974 Femmes, Femmes, Paul Vecchiali; 1977 La Machine, Paul Vecchiali; 1978 Le Théâtre des Matières, also set designer, Jean-Claude Biette; 1981 Loin de Manhattan, also set designer, Jean-Claude Biette; 1983 En haut des Marches, Paul Vecchiali) and assistant director (1975 Change pas de Main, Paul Vecchiali). Most of his films were also produced by Paul Vecchiali. He died of a cancer at age fifty-six.Filmography1979 ◘ Les Belles Manières (also screenwriter, co-dialogist)1983 ◘ L'Archipel des Amours (segment "La Visiteuse"; also screenwriter, dialogist)1986 ◘ Faubourg Saint-Martin (also screenwriter, dialogist)◘ Peinture fraîche (short; co-director with Gérard Frot-Coutaz)◘ Le Mirage (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)1996 ◘ L'\@mour est à réienventer / L'\@mour est à réienventer, Dix Histoires d'Amours au Temps du Sida / US DVD: Love Reinvented (short; also adapter)1999 ◘ Les Passagers (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)2003 ◘ Métamorphose (short; also screenwriter, cinematographer)2005 ◘ Portraits, Traits privés (documentary; also screenwriter)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.