- Aghion, Gabriel
- (December 30, 1955, Alexandria, Egypt-)Arrived in France in 1959, he filmed some Super-8-mm amateur shorts at age fourteen before beginning his professional career in 1976 as a trainee director (1976 L'Aile ou la Cuisse, Claude Zidi). An assistant director for the next ten years (1977 Dernière Sortie avant Roissy / USA: Last Exit Before Roissy, Bernard Paul; 1979 French Postcards / USA: Wer geht denn noch zur Uni, Willard Huyck, USA / France / West Germany, 1985 Bras de Fer, Gérard Vergez . . .), he was also a stage director (1989 Liebeleï). He co-wrote two TV episodes (1997 "L'Amour piégé", from Avocat d'Office TV series, Bernard Stora; 1998 "Les Filles deVincennes", from La Justice de Marion TV series, Thierry Binisti) and played a supporting role in a TV mini-series (1995 La Rivière Espérance, 9 X 90', Josée Dayan).Filmography1983 ◘ La Scarlatine (also screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)1991 ◘ Rue du Bac (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)1996 ◘ Pédale douce (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)1999 ◘ Belle Maman / USA: Beautiful Mother (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)◘ Le Libertin (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)◘ Absolument fabuleux (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)2004 ◘ Pédale dure (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)Television Filmography1996 ◘ Avocat d'Office (episode "Les Enfants d'abord")2007 ◘ Monsieur Max
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.