- Barratier, Christophe
- (June 17, 1963, France - )Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in concert from L'Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris and the winner of several international contests, he was trained as a classical guitarist. In 1991, he was hired by his uncle actor-producer Jacques Perrin and joined the production company Galatée Films. He worked as delegate producer on a dozen movies (1996 Microcosmos: Le Peuple de l'Herbe / Microcosmos—Il popolo dell'erba / USA: Microcosmos, documentary, Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou, France / Switzerland / Italy; 1998 Plus fort que tout, short, Hugues Deniset; 1999 Himalaya, l'Enfance d'un Chef / Canada: Caravan / USA: Himalaya, Eric Valli, France / UK / Switzerland / Nepal, shot in 1997; The Trench / La Tranchée, William Boyd, UK / France; 2001 Le Peuple migrateur / Il popolo migratore / Nomaden der Lufte—Das Geheimnis der Zugvôgel / Nomadas del viento / Canada and USA: Winged Migration, Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud, Michel Debats, France / Italy / Germany / Spain / Switzerland; 2002 Le Peuple migrateur—Le Making of, documentary, Oli Barbé; 2003 La Vie comme elle va, documentary, Jean-Henri Meunier) and a TV mini-series (2002 Les Ailes de la Nature, 3 X 52', Jacques Cluzaud). His first feature film was a huge popular success. Other credit (as actor): 1999 La Dilettante, Pascal Thomas).Filmography2002 ◘ Les Tombales (also screenwriter, dialogist, producer)2004 ◘ Les Choristes / Die Kinder des Monsieur Mathieu / USA: The Chorus (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Switzerland / Germany)2008 ◘ Faubourg 36 (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.