- Py, Olivier
- (July 25, 1965, Grasse, Alpes-Maritimes, France - )After studying philosophy and theology, he went to Paris to attend courses at the ENSATT (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Techniques du Théâtre) and then at the CNSAD (Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique / French National Conservatory of Dramatic Art). In 1988, his first play, Des Oranges et des Ongles, was created by director Didier Lafaye. The same year, he founded his own theatrical group, L'Inconvénient des Boutures, for which he authored and directed plays. He appeared as an actor in ten shorts and feature films (1989 Dis-moi oui, dis-moi non, short, Noémie Lvovsky; 1994 Funny Bones, Peter Chelsom, UK; 1995 75 Centilitres de PrièreL short, Jacques Maillot; Corps inflammablesL short, Jacques Maillot, shot in 1993; Au Petit Marguery, Laurent Bénégui; 1996 Chacun cherche son Chat / USA: When the Cat's Away, Cédric Klapisch; 1997 La Divine Poursuite, Michel Deville; 1999 Nos Vies heureuses, Jacques Maillot; 2000 Peut-être / USA: Maybe, Cédric Klapisch, shot in 1998-1999; 2008 Le Bruit des Gens autour, Diastème).Filmography2000 ◘ Les Yeux fermés (originally shot for TV; also screenwriter, dialogist)
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