Lautner, Georges


Lautner, Georges
(January 24, 1926, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France - )
   The son of actress Renée Saint-Cyr (1904-2004), he studied law before entering films as a trainee assis­tant manager (1945 La Route du Bagne, Léon Mathot). He successively was a trainee assistant director (1949 Tous les Deux, Louis Cuny; 1950 Cartouche, Roi de Paris, Guillaume Radot, shot in 1948), second assis­tant director (1950 Le Trésor de Cantenac / Un Miracle, Sacha Guitry; Fusillé à l'Aube / USA: Secret Document Vienna, also actor, André Haguet; 1951 Deburau, Sacha Guitry; Adhémar ou le Jouet de la Fatalité, Fernandel), first assistant director (1951 Capitaine Ardant, also actor, André Zwobada; 1952 L'Amour n'est pas un Péché, Claude Cariven; Cent Ans de Sport, documentary, Gilbert Prouteau; 1953 Horizons sans Fin, Jean Dréville; 1954 Le Chevalier de la Nuit / USA: Knights of the Night, Robert Darène; Les Corsaires du Bois de Boulogne, Norbert Carbonnaux; 1955 Les Chiffonniers d'Emmaus, Robert Darène; 1956 Goubbiah, mon Amour / Goubbiah / Fuga nel sole, also actor, Robert Darène, France / Italy; Courte-Tête / US TV: Photo Finish, Nor­bert Carbonnaux; 1957 C'est une Fille de Paname, Henry Lepage; 1958 Le Temps des Œufs durs, Norbert Carbonnaux; La Bigorne, Caporal de France, Robert Darène; 1959 Letter to Loretta, TV, episode "The Road", Rudolph Maté, USA), technical adviser (1957 Une Nuit au Moulin-Rouge, Jean-Claude Roy), and fi­nally director. He also supervised the shooting of OK Patron! (Claude Vital, 1974), co-wrote the screenplay of a TV movie (1995 Entre ces Mains-là, Arnaud Sélig-nac), and appeared as himself in several documenta­ries (1974 Histoire du Cinéma français par ceux qui l'ont fait, documentary, Armand Panigel; 1990 Ne m'oubliez pas: Hommage à Bernard Blier, documentary, Mathias Ledoux; 1996 Bernard Blier, documentary, Dominique Cazenave, Doug Headline; 1999 Francis Blanche, à la Vie à l'Amour, documentary, short, Jorge Dana; 2002 Michel Audiard et le Mystère du Triangle des Bermudes, documentary, François-Régis Jeanne, Stéphane Roux; 2003 Blier by Nice, documentary, Jean-Jacques Ber­nard; La Trilogie des "Monocle" also co-screenwriter, David Maltese; 2004 Les Cascadeurs, documentary, Laurent Germain-Maury; 2005 Pierre Richard, l'Art du Déséquilibre, documentary, Jérémie Imbert, Yann Mar­chet). In 2005, he published his autobiography (On aura tout vu, Flammarion). The previous year, he wrote the screenplay of a comic book (On achève bien les Cons!, Editions Soleil).
 Filmography
1953 ◘ La Gare Saint-Lazare (short)
        ◘ Plus Belle que nature (short; also screenwriter, producer)
        ◘ Madagascar, France australe (documentary; short)
        ◘ La Môme aux Boutons
        ◘ Marche ou crève (also co-screenwriter; co-adapter; France / Belgium)
        ◘ Arrêtez les Tambours! / USA: Women and War (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, producer)
        ◘ Le Monocle noir / USA: The Black Monocle (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Lerles du Golfe (short)
1962 ◘ En plein Cirage / Operazione Gold ingot / USA:
        ◘ Operation Gold ingot (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Le Septième Juré / USA: The Seventh Juror L'Oeil du Monocle / UK: The Monocle / USA: The Eye of the Monocle (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, actor)
        ◘ Les Tontons flingueurs / in famiglia si spara / Mein Onkel, der Gangster / UK: Crooks in Clover / USA: Monsieur Gangster (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Des Pissenlits par la Racine / 7-9-18 da Parigi un cadavere per Rocky (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Le Monocle rit jaune / L'ispettore spara a vista / USA: The Monocle / The Monocle's Sour Laugh (also co-dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ Les Barbouzes / Quattro spie sotto il letto / USA: The Great Spy Chase (France / Italy)
1965 ◘ Les Bons Vivants / Un Grand Seigneur / Per favore chiudete le persiane / USA: How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning / US TV: Keep the Red Light Burning (segment "Les Bons Vivants"; France / Italy)
1966 ◘ Galia (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, actor; France / Italy)
        ◘ Ne nous fâchons pas (also co-adapter)
1967 ◘ La Grande Sauterelle (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Lleur d'Oseille / Femmina / Ein Màdchen wie das Meer (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy / West Germany)
1968 ◘ Le Pacha / La fredda alba del commissario Joss (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ La Route de Salina / Sur la Route de Salina / Quando il sole scotta / UK and USA: Road to Salina (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ Laisse aller, c'est une Valse / UK: Troubleshooters (also co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ il était une Fois un Flic / Cera una volta un com-missario / UK: Flic Story (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Quelques Messieurs trop tranquilles (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
        ◘ La Valise / UK: The Girl in the Trunk / USA: Man in the Trunk
        ◘ Les Seins de Glace / Esecutore oltre la legge / UK: Someone is Bleeding / USA: icy Breasts / icy Flesh (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ Pas de Problème! (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ On aura tout vu / USA: The Bottom Line
        ◘ Mort d'un Pourri / UK: Death of a Corrupt Man / US video: The Twisted Detective (also screenwriter, adapter)
        ◘ ils sont fous ces Sorciers (also co-adapter, co-dialogist)
        ◘ Flic ou Voyou
        ◘ Le Guignolo (France / Italy)
        ◘ Est-ce bien raisonnable?
        ◘ Le Professionnel / USA: The Professional (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Attention une Femme peut en cacher une autre! / USA: My Other Husband (also actor)
        ◘ Joyeuses Pâques
        ◘ Le "Cow-Boy"
        ◘ La Cage aux Folles iii: "Elles" se marient / Matri-monio con vizietto / UK and USA: La Cage aux Folles 3: The Wedding (also co-screenwriter; France / Italy)
        ◘ La Vie dissolue de Gérard Floque (also adapter)
        ◘ La Maison assassinée / USA: The Murdered House (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ L'invité surprise (also co-screenwriter, lyricist)
        ◘ Présumé dangereux / Believed Violent (also co-adapter)
        ◘ Triplex
        ◘ Room Service (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Linconnu dans la Maison (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
 Television Filmography
        ◘ Le Gorille / il Gorilla (episode "Le Gorille en­ragé"; France / Germany / Italy)
        ◘ Prêcheur en eau trouble (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
1994 ◘ L'Homme de mes Rêves (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Front de l'Absurde (medium-length)
1996 ◘ Le Comédien
        ◘ Scénarios sur la Drogue (short; segment "Le Bistrot"; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Redoutables (episode "Les Cons, ça ose tout")

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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