- Pianko, Adam
- (February 4, 1942, Arkhangelsk, USSR-)After being an assistant to directors André Cayatte and Edouard Molinaro, he worked with his father in a society of ready-to-wear clothes. He met film technicians and decided to direct a documentary on an experimental school and then a feature film, both of which were commercial failures. He dedicated himself to writing for twenty years authoring two novels (1990 La Mélodie d'Alzenheimer, Editions François Bourin; 2005 Le Pavé originel, Editions de La Martinière) and two books (1995 Gentleman Escroc, Editions Jean-Claude Lattès; 1997 Histoire d'Escrocs, Calmann-Lévy). More recently, he has shot a couple of TV documentaries. Other credit (as actor): 1998 jVivaApocalypsa! (Philippe Truffault).Filmography◘ L'Ecole sauvage (documentary; co-director with Costa Natsis; also co-screenwriter, producer; shot in 1971)◘ On n'est pas sérieux quand on a 17 Ans (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)Television Filmography2002 ◘ Salam Alikoum Bernard (documentary; shot in 2000)2005 ◘ Mau par Mao (documentary)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.