Jolivet, Pierre


Jolivet, Pierre
(October 9, 1952, Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne, France - )
   The son of actress Arlette Thomas, he made his debut behind the camera at age five (1958 Le Désert de Pigalle / Linferno di Pigalle / UK: A Priest in Pigalle, Léo Joannon, France / Italy). He and his elder brother Marc were Club Méditerranée entertainers for four years before creating a successful comedy team. After their separation and despite two leading roles in Luc Besson's first directing efforts (1981 LAvant-Dernier, short, also co-screenwriter, Luc Besson; 1983 Le Dernier Combat / UK: The Last Combat / USA: The Final Combat / The Last Battle, also co-screenwriter, producer), he soon gave up acting to direct his own movies. Other credits (as actor): 1982 Salut... j'arrive / Sehnsucht nach dem Rosaroten Chaos (Gérard Poteau, France / West Germany); 1997 Amour et Confusions (Patrick Braoudé); 2002 Mon Idole / US festival: My Idol (Guillaume Canet); Un Après-Midi au Parc (short, Serge Meynard); (as composer): 1989 L'Intouchable (short, Michel Gauthier); 1996 Sans regrets (short, Guillaume Canet); (as co-screenwriter): 1985 Subway (also producer, Luc Besson); 1991 Fortune Express (Olivier Schatzky); (as author of original movie): 1998 Return to Paradise (Joseph Ruben, USA).
 Filmography
1973 ◘ L'Autre (short; also actor)
1980 ◘ Alors, heureux? (co-director with Claude Barrois, Marc Jolivet; also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
        ◘ Strictement personnel (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, producer)
        ◘ Le Complexe du Kangourou (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, uncredited actor)
1989 ◘ Force majeure (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
1991 ◘ Simple Mortel / USA: A Mere Mortal (also screenwriter, dialogist)
1993 ◘ A l'Heure où les grands Fauves vont boire (also co-screenwriter, dialogist, uncredited actor; France / Switzerland)
1997 ◘ Fred (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Lumière sur un Massacre: Le Soldat (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Lumière sur un massacre: L'Usine (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ En plein Cœur / USA: In All Innocence
        ◘ Ma Petite Entreprise (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Le Frère du Guerrier (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
        ◘ Filles uniques (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
2005 ◘ Zim and Co. (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Je crois que je t'aime (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ La très très grande Entreprise (also screenwriter)
 Television Filmography
1988 ◘ Sueurs froides (episode "La Chute"; also screenwriter)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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