- Hamilton, David
- (April 15, 1933, London, England, UK-)He worked for an architect's office in England before moving to Paris at age twenty. He was successively a graphic designer for Peter Knapp (Elle magazine), artistic director for Queen magazine (London), artistic director for Le Printemps (the largest department store in Paris), and professional photographer. Best known for his controversial erotic photographs of naked young girls, he transposed his sexual fantasies onto the screen in five films.Filmography1975 ◘ Hildegard Knef und ihre Lieder / UK: Hildegard Knef and Her Songs (documentary; co-director with François Reichenbach, Gérald Vanden-berg;West Germany)1977 ◘ Bilitis◘ Laura et les Ombres de l'Eté / USA: Laura, Shadows of a Summer / Shattered Innocence (also original story)◘ Tendres Cousines / Zàrtliche Cousinen / USA: Cousins in Love (France / West Germany)◘ Premiers Désirs / Erste Sehnsucht / UK and USA: First Desires (France / West Germany)◘ Un Eté à Saint-Tropez / Ein Sommer in St. Tropez / A Summer in St. Tropez (also screenwriter; France / West Germany)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.