- Pourtalé, Jean
- (1940, Paris, France - )Following an apprenticeship as an assistant director (1963 La Cuisine au Beurre / La cucina al burro / UK and USA: My Wife's HusbandL Gilles Grangier, France / Italy; 1965 Les Bons Vivants / Un Grand Seigneur / Per favore chiudete le persiane / USA: How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning / US TV: Keep the Red Light BurningL three segments: "La Fermeture", Gilles Grangier; "Le Procès", Gilles Grangier; "Les Bons Vivants", Georges Lautner, France / Italy; Adiôs Gringo / USA: Adios, Gringo (George Finley = Giorgio Stegani, Italy / France; 1967 Le Grand Dadais / Die Zeit der Kirschen ist vorbei, Pierre Granier-Deferre, France / West Germany), he directed a couple of interesting feature films that were poorly released. Other credit (as co-screenwriter and still photographer): 1991 Mohamed-Bertrand Duval (Alex Métayer).Filmography1964 ◘ Dernier Soir (short)1969 ◘ Sylvie à l'Olympia 1969 (documentary; short)1976 ◘ Demain les Mômes (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)1980 ◘ 5% de risques (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.