Provost, Martin


Provost, Martin
(May 13, 1957, Brest, Finistère, France - )
   Having trained at the Cours Simon and with Blanche Saland, he was a stage actor (Comédie Française from 1981 to 1986), film actor (1976 Néa / Nea—Ein Madchen entdenckt die Liebe / UK: A Young Emmanuelle / USA: Nea: A New Woman, Nelly Kaplan, France / West Germany; 1978 La Zizanie / USA: The Spat, Claude Zidi; 1984 Comme les Doigts de la Main, short, Eric Rochant, 1988 Alice, Gabriel Benattar; 1989 Pen-timento, Tonie Marshall; 2002 20, Avenue Parmentier, short, Christophe Jeauffroy), and TV actor (1977 Les Folies Offenbach, TV miniseries, Michel Boisrond; Au Plaisir de Dieu, 6 X 84', Robert Mazoyer; Les Enquêtes du Commissaire Maigret, episode "Au Rendez-vous des Terre-Neuvas", Jean-Paul Sassy; Banlieue Sud-Est, TV miniseries, Gilles Grangier; 1978 Le Devoir de Français, Jean-Pierre Blanc; Messieurs les Ronds de Cuir, Daniel Ceccaldi; 1979 Au Théâtre ce Soir, episode "Tout dans le Jardin", Pierre Sabbagh; 1980 Tarendol, 4 X 52', Louis Grospierre; 1983 Emmenez-moi au Théâtre: La Baye, Guy Séligmann). He authored plays (1985 Le Voyage immobile; 1990 Nous vivons tous dans un Monde ou dans un Autre; 1991 Les Poupées; 1995 Agnus Dei), two novels (1992 Aime-moi vite, Editions Flammarion; 2008 Léger, humain, pardonnableL Editions du Seuil), and radio plays for France - Culture.
 Filmography
1990 ◘ J'ai peur du noir (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)
1992 ◘ Cocon (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)
1997 ◘ Tortilla y Cinéma (also screenwriter, dialogist; France / Spain)
2003 ◘ Le Ventre de Juliette / El Vientre de Juliette (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Spain / Luxembourg; shot in 2001)
2008 ◘ Séraphine (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Belgium)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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