- (Marc-Gilbert Guillaumin / April 10, 1927, France - )He became acquainted with Boris Vian, André Breton, and other great figures of French artistic life after World War II. He created and ran two reviews, Ion and Le Soulèvement de la Jeunesse. His first feature film (Closed Vision) was presented by Luis Bunuel and Jean Cocteau at the 1954 Cannes Film Festival. He founded and ran for seven years the Paris American Center Theatre School, which discovered such actresses and actors Marpessa Dawn, Bulle Ogier, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Pierre Clémenti, Valérie Lagrange, Michèle Moretti, and Jacques Higelin. He took part in the creation of a musical theater and authored and directed several plays, including Les Idoles (1966), which he brought to the screen in 1967.Filmography1953 ◘ Closed Vision (also screenwriter, actor)1968 ◘ Les Idoles (also screenwriter, dialogist, author of original play; supervised by Henry Zaphiratos)1980 ◘ La Nef des Fous (video)◘ Notre Cuisine japonaise (video)1984 ◘ La vocazione di San Matteo (video)Television Filmography1970 ◘ Tam-Aut (documentary)1978 ◘ Flash rouge (musical video)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.