- Laubier, Marie de
- (November 2, 1960, Bamako, Mali-)She only spent two months studying cinema at the Faculty of Censier. While earning her living as a switchboard operator, waitress, and cleaning lady, she learned her craft working as an assistant on shorts. A film directress since 1987, she is also an assistant director (1990 Le Petit Criminel, Jacques Doillon; 1996 Ponette, Jacques Doillon) and casting director (1993 Le Jeune Werther, also actor, Jacques Doillon; 1996 Sale Gosse, extras casting only, Claude Mouriéras, shot in 1994; 1998 Gadjo dilo / Strainul nebun, Tony Gatlif, France / Romania; 1999 Le Bleu des Villes, Stéphane Brizé; Extension du Domaine de la Lutte / UK: Whatever, Philippe Harel; 2000 Bronx Barbès, Eliane de Latour; Les Filles ne savent pas nager, Anne-Sophie Birot; 2004 Wild Side, Sébastien Lifshitz; Le Cou de la Giraffe, Safy Nebbou).Filmography1987 ◘ Outremer (short)◘ Navirotel (short)1993 ◘ Léon (Portrait) (short; also screenwriter)◘ Passage Cargo (documentary)1993 ◘ Léon (Portrait) (documentary; short)1999 ◘ Maisons d'Enfants (documentary; also screenwriter)2001 ◘ Avant de partir / US festival: Before Leaving (documentary)2002 ◘ Veloma (also co-screenwriter; shot in 2000)2006 ◘ Camion Coiffure (documentary)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.