Pialat, Maurice


Pialat, Maurice
(August 31, 1925, Cunlhat, Puy-de-Dôme, France - January II, 2003, Paris, France)
   After preparing for architectural school and study­ing at the Arts Décoratifs and at the Beaux-Arts, he worked for two years with an architect and played onstage with amateur companies. Also a painter, he progressively switched to cinema, directing shorts. He briefly was an assistant director (1958 Un Américain, short, Alain Cavalier; 1962 Coup de Feu à Dix-Huit Heures, short, Daniel Costelle) and editor (1963 Un Vieux, short, Jean-Jacques Péché) and appeared as actor in several films (1957 Le Jeu de la Nuit, short, Daniel Costelle; 1965 Les Veuves de Quinze Ans / La Fleur de l'Âge / Les Adolescentes, Jean Rouch; 1969 Que la Bête meure! / Ucciderô un uomo / UK: Killer / USA: The Beast Must Die / This Man Must Die, Claude Chabrol, France / Italy; 1974 Mes Petites Amoureuses, Jean Eustache; 1976 Les Lolos de Lola, Bernard Dubois, shot in 1974; 1982 Cinématon, short, Gérard Courant; 1985 Grosse, short, Brigitte Rouan) and in TV documentaries (1983 Une Minute pour une Image, 170 X 2' documentary, as narrator, Agnès Varda, 2001 Toc Toc Toc, TV miniseries, as him­self, Benoît Delépine; 2007 Maurice Pialat, l'Amour existe, documentary, as himself in archive footage, Jean-Pierre Devillers, Anne-Marie Faux).
 Filmography
        ◘ Isabelle aux Dombes (short)
        ◘ Riviera di Brenta (short)
        ◘ Congrès eucharistique diocésain (short)
        ◘ Drôles de Bobines (short)
        ◘ L'Ombre familière (short)
        ◘ L'Amour existe (short; also author of the com­mentary)
        ◘ Janine (short)
        ◘ Le Bosphore (documentary; short)
        ◘ Pehlivan (documentary; short)
        ◘ I stanbul (documentary; short)
        ◘ Byzance (documentary; short)
        ◘ Maître Galip (documentary; short)
        ◘ La Corne d'Or (documentary; short)
        ◘ Chroniques de France (documentary; shorts; episodes "Pigalle", "Les Champs-Elysées", "Marseille", "La Parisienne et les grands Ma­gasins")
        ◘ Chroniques de France (documentary; shorts; episodes "Agnès Varda", "La camargue", "Le Quartier Latin", "Auvers", "L'Usine marémo­trice de la Rance")
1969 ◘ L'Enfance nue / UK: Me / USA: Naked Childhood (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; shot in 1967)
        ◘ Villages d'Enfants (documentary; medium-length)
1972 ◘ Nous ne vieillirons pas ensemble / L'amante gio-vane / UK: Break-Up / USA: We Won't Grow Old Together (also screenwriter, dialogist, delegate producer; France / Italy)
1974 ◘ La Gueule ouverte (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
        ◘ Passe ton Bac d'abord / UK and USA: Graduate First (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
        ◘ Loulou (also co-adapter, co-dialogist)
1983 ◘ A nos Amours / UK and USA: To Our Loves (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, actor)
1985 ◘ Police (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)
1987 ◘ Sous le Soleil de Satan / UK: Under Satan's Sun / USA: Under the Sun of Satan (also adapter, actor)
1991 ◘ Van Gogh (also screenwriter, adapter)
1995 ◘ Le Garçu (also screenwriter, dialogist)
 Television Filmography
1971 ◘ La Maison des Bois (7 X 52'; also actor; France / Italy)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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