- Baratier, Jacques
- (Jacques Baratier de Rey / March 8, 1918, Montpellier, Hérault, France - )The son of financier Louis Baratier de Rey, he graduated with a bachelor's degree in law and started out as journalist and fashion drawer (1944-1948). In 1948, he went to Africa to sell "minute portrayals" and met by chance director René Chanas, who hired him as assistant director (L'Escadron blanc). He spent a year serving as assistant director (1950 L'Intrigante Théodora, Henry Lepage; Nous avons tous fait la même Chose, René Sti; Mon Ami le Cambrioleur, Henry Lepage). He already had directed his first shorts. Other credits (as actor): 1967 Les Demoiselles de Rochefort / USA: The Young Girls of Rochefort (Jacques Demy); (as production manager): 1992 Oh Pardon! Tu dormais . . . (TV, Jane Birkin).Filmography◘ Les Filles du Soleil (short)◘ Désordre (documentary; short; also screenwriter)◘ La Cité du Midi (short)◘ Métier de Danseur (short)◘ Chevalier de Ménilmontant (short)◘ Paris la Nuit (short; co-director with Jean Valère; also co-screenwriter)◘ Histoire du Palais ideal (short)1959 ◘ Goha (France / Tunisia; shot in 1957)1962 ◘ La Poupée / USA: He, She or It / The Doll (also producer; France / Italy)◘ Dragées au Poivre / Confetti al pepe / UK: The Sweet and the Bitter / UK and USA: Sweet and Sour (also co-screenwriter; France / Italy)◘ Pablo Casals (documentary; short)◘ L'Or du Duc (co-director with Bernard Toub-lanc-Michel; France / Italy)◘ Voilà l'Ordre (short)◘ Le Désordre a Vingt Ans / USA: Disorder Is 20◘ Years Old (documentary)◘ Eden miseria (short)1968 ◘ Eves futures (documentary; short)◘ Fiège ou La Peur d'être volé (short; also co-screenwriter)1969 ◘ Les Indiens du Brésil (documentary; medium-length)◘ Goha et après (short)1971 ◘ Le Berceau de l'Humanité (documentary; medium-length)◘ Vous intéressez-vous à la Chose? / Haben Sie Interesse an der Sache? (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / West Germany)◘ Enfance africaine (documentary; medium-length)◘ Opération Séduction (short)1976 ◘ La Ville-bidon / La Décharge (also co-screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, actor)1986 ◘ L'Araignée de Satin (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist, producer, actor)Television Filmography1969 ◘ Cinéastes de notre Temps (documentary; segment "René Clair")
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.