Laperousaz, Jérôme

Laperousaz, Jérôme
(January 16, 1948, Ton-nerre, Yonne, France - )
   He had his first contact with audiovisual thanks to his stepfather, TV director Jean Delroi. At age sixteen, he dropped out of high school and moved to England with a friend of his, future director Philippe Garrel. During his stay in the UK, he directed a 16-mm short that remains unreleased. Having returned to Paris, he began directing TV reports for the programs Zoom, 16 Millions de Jeunes, and Bouton rouge. In 1970, he directed his first documentary for movie theaters. He played in Jeanne Moreau's Lumière / Scene di un'amicizia tra donne / USA: Lumiere (France / Italy, 1975).
1970 ◘ Amougies (two feature films: Music Power and European Music Revolution; co-director with Jean-Noël Roy; also co-cinematographer, co-editor)
1972 ◘ Continental Circus (documentary; shot in 1969)
1975 ◘ Hu-Man (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
1980 ◘ Third World—Prisonnier de la Rue / Prisoner in the Streets (documentary; also screenwriter; France / Jamaica)
2003 ◘ A l'Ecole des Etoiles (documentary)
2006 ◘ Made in Jamaica (documentary; also screenwriter)
 Television Filmography
2001 ◘ L'instit (episode "Carnets de Voyage: Madagas­car"; also screenwriter)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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