Moati, Serge


Moati, Serge
(Serge-Henri Moati / August 17, 1946, Tunis, Tunisia-)
   He grew up in Tunisia and was an orphan at age eleven. Having settled in Paris with his elder sister, he started shooting 16-mm and 8-mm amateur shorts in his childhood. At age twelve, he played in François Truffaut's Les Quatre Cents Coups / UK and USA: The Four Hundred Blows / USA: The 400 Blows (1959). In 1964, he went to Africa, where he stayed for four years and shot two feature films and three shorts for the "Télévision Scolaire" and the Ministry of Cooperation. Having returned to Paris in 1968, he was hired by Pierre Dumayet and filmed reports for the prestigious news TV program Cinq Colonnes à la Une and then for Au-delà de l'Ecran, Les Femmes aussi, and Les Cent Livres des Hommes. In 1972, he directed his first TV movie (Le Sagouin). He played supporting roles in films (1981 Allons z'Enfants, Yves Boisset; 1986 Etats d'Âme, Jacques Fansten; 2005 Le Courage d'aimer, Claude Lelouch) and TV mov­ies (1979 Cet Homme-là, Gérard Poitou-Weber; 1981 Au Bout du Chemin, Daniel Martineau; 1994 Le Garçon qui ne dormait pas, Michaël Perrotta; 1999 La Petite Fille en Costume marin, Marc Rivière; 2001 Quatre Copains, Stéphane Kurc; 2002 Ça s'appelle grandir, Alain Tasma; 2004 Central Nuit, episode "Vol à la Poussette", Franck Vestil) and appeared as himself in a documentary (1974 LAtelier, Patrick de Mervelec). From 1992 (Soleil d'Automne, Jacques Ertaud) to 2008 (Adieu de Gaulle, Laurent Herbiet), he produced more than thirty TV movies and a few feature films (1998 LAmazone, documentary, Simon Brook; 2008 Plus tard, Amos Gitai). He authored two novels: 2003 Villa Jasmin (Editions Fayard, brought to the small screen by Férid Boughedir in 2008); 2006 Du Côté des Vivants (Edition Fayard). Since 1999, he has hosted and produced a TV talk show, Ripastes.
 Filmography
1967 ◘ Nouvelles Histoires du Fleuve Niger (also screenwriter, France / Niger)
        ◘ Yan Diga—Ils traverseront des Pays comme des Jardins (also screenwriter; France / Niger)
1977 ◘ Nuit d'Or / Die Nacht aus Gold / USA: Golden Night (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / West Germany; shot in 1975-1976)
1994 ◘ Des Feux mal éteints (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
 Television Filmography
1969 ◘ Les Femmes aussi (documentary; episodes "Le Jasmin perdu", "La Fiancée du Gendarme Lamour", "Mademoiselle Félicité et l'Hôtel-Dieu")
1970 ◘ Les Cent Livres des Hommes (episode "Le Nœud de Vipères")
1972 ◘ La Voyageuse du Matin
        ◘ Le Sagouin (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Les Cent Livres des Hommes (episode "L'Exode")
        ◘ Un Jour à Nice
        ◘ Le Pain noir (8 X 100')
        ◘ Rossel et la commune de Paris
        ◘ Ciné-Roman (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Eugène Guillevic (documentary)
        ◘ Les Jasmins de la Véranda (documentary)
        ◘ Mont-Oriol (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Mon Enfant, ma Mère
        ◘ T'es Grand et puis t'oublies (also screenwriter, dialogist)
1982 ◘ Les Sept Jours du Marié (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Chroniques de Mars (documentary)
        ◘ Série noire (episode "Mort aux Ténors"; also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, actor; France / Italy / Switzerland / Luxembourg / Hungary)
        ◘ La Croisade des Enfants
        ◘ L'Eté de tous les Chagrins Olympe de nos Amours
1991 ◘ Le Piège (also actor)
        ◘ Dix Ans après
1993 ◘ Edwige Feuillère en Scène (documentary)
        ◘ Une Femme dans la Tourmente (also actor)
        ◘ Une Page d'Amour (also producer)
        ◘ Tendre Piège (also producer)
        ◘ Parfum de Famille (also actor)
        ◘ Sapho (also producer, actor)
        ◘ Un Mois de Réflexion (also producer)
        ◘ Jésus
        ◘ Maison de Famille
        ◘ Les Complices (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Une Vie ordinaire ou Mes Questions sur l'Homosexualité (documentary)
        ◘ Tous en Scène! Ou Spectacles d'une Election (documentary)
        ◘ Sami (TV series; co-director with Patrice Martineau; also actor)
        ◘ Un An après (documentary)
        ◘ Radio France: 24 Heures sur 24 (documentary; co-director with Denis Chaloyard; also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Capitaines des Ténèbres
        ◘ Les Mitterrand's' (documentary; co-director with Eric Guéret)
2008 ◘ Mitterrand à Vichy (docufiction; also co-screenwriter)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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