- Benchetrit, Samuel
- (June 26, 1973, Champigny-Sur-Marne, Val-de-Marne, France - )He dropped out of high school at age fifteen to earn his living notably as an assistant photographer. After directing his first short in 1995, he wrote a novel (2000 Le Récit d'un Branleur, Editions Jul-liard), stage plays (2001 Comédie sur un Quai de Gare, 2004 Moins 2), and autobiographical books (2004 Mémoires d'Asphalte—Partie I; 2005 Mémoires d'Asphalte—Partie II, Editions Julliard). He is also a stage director. Other credit (as actor): 2005 Backstage (Emmanuelle Bercot).Filmography1995 ◘ Saint-Valentin (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)2000 ◘ Nouvelles de la Tour L (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)2003 ◘ Janis et John (also co-screenwriter)2008 ◘ J'ai toujours rêvé d'être un Gangster (also screenwriter, dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.