- Rapp, Bernard
- (February 17, 1945, Paris, France-August 17, 2006, Paris, France)Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in law, he was successively a journalist, TV reporter, and foreign correspondent in London. From 1983 to 1987, he was a newsreader for the French TV channel Antenne 2. He was a TV host (1987-1989 L'Assiette anglaise; 1990-1996 Caractères; Tranches de Cake; My Télé Is Rich; Rapptout; Jamais sans mon Livre; 1995-2001 Un Siècle d'Ecrivains, also producer, 41 X 52' documentary; 2001-2003 Les Feux de la Rampe, also producer, 36 X 52' documentary; 2007 Le Théâtre des Opérations, documentary, Benoît Rossel) and co-author with Jean-Claude Lamy of a Dictionnaire Mondial des Films (Editions Larousse). He also wrote the screenplay of a documentary medium-length (1985 L'Eau et les Hommes, Pierre Willemin) and directed four feature-length films. He died of cancer at age sixty-one.Filmography1996 ◘ Tiré à part (also screenwriter, co-dialogist)2000 ◘ Un Affaire de Goût / USA: A Matter of Taste (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)◘ Pas si grave / Nada fac'il (also screenwriter, dialogist; France / Belgium / Switzerland)◘ Un petit Jeu sans Conséquence (also screenwriter, dialogist)Television Filmography2002 ◘ L'Héritière (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
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