- Lajournade, Jean-Pierre
- (April 19, 1937, Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France - November 8, 1978, Paris, France)Having trained at the IDHEC, he was hired by the RTF (French TV at the time) in 1962. By 1965, he had directed short documentaries for various TV programs (Point rouge; Seize Millions de Jeunes; Zoom). A co-producer and co-director of a literary program, Lire, he shot documentaries on such writers as Witold Gombrowicz, Samuel Beckett, and Antonin Artaud. He entered films in 1968 and directed poorly released experimental movies. He co-wrote the screenplay of Jean-Daniel Pollet's Le Sang (1971) and played in Bartleby (short, Jean-Pierre Bastid). Other credit (as script supervisor): 1970 La Tzira (short, Gianfranco Callegari).Filmography◘ Le Joueur de Quilles (also screenwriter, actor)◘ Assommons les Pauvres (short; also screenwriter, producer, actor)◘ Libre de ne pas l'être (short; also screenwriter)◘ Le Droit d'Asile (short; also screenwriter)◘ Cinéma-Cinéma (short; also screenwriter, actor)1971 ◘ La Fin des Pyrénées (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, actorTelevision Filmography◘ Rapide 345 (also screenwriter)◘ Bruno (also screenwriter)◘ Werther (also screenwriter)◘ Marche tout droit et ne te retourne pas (also screenwriter)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.