- Pitoun, Jean-Yves
- (November 27, 1952, Pau, Hautes-Pyrénées, France - )After studying law and political science in Paris, he moved to Los Angeles, where he enrolled in the University of California, Los Angeles (screenwriting and directing department). He worked as an assistant director at the Washington Opera before entering films as author of the original story of The Hot Touch / Coup de Maître / Peter Dion (Roger Vadim, Canada / USA, 1982). He also co-wrote the dialogue of Le Complot / To Kill a Priest / Popieluszko (Agnieszka Holland, France / USA, 1988) and the screenplay of Word of Honor (TV movie, Robert Markowitz, Canada / USA, 2003). Having returned to France, he directed his only feature film.Filmography1998 ◘ Cuisine américaine / American Cuisine (also screenwriter, dialogist)Television Filmography2000 ◘ Un Flic nommé Lecoeur (episodes "Lucille", "La Princesse", "Sans Papiers", "Céline")2002 ◘ Haute Pierre (also screenwriter, dialogist)
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