- Ribes, Jean-Michel
(July 15, 1946, Paris, France-)Having graduated with bachelor's degrees in letters and Spanish, he co-founded with painter Gérard Garouste and actor Philippe Khorsand the theatrical group Pallium in 1965. In 1970, he wrote and directed his first play, Les Fraises musclées. The same year, he made his film debut as an actor (Laisse aller, c'est une Valse, Georges Lautner). He played small parts in about twenty movies and co-wrote Vous intéressez-vous à la Chose? / Haben Sie interesse an der Sache? (Jacques Baratier, France / West Germany) and the segment "L'Île aux Sirènes" from Collections privées (Just Jaeckin). He also adapted Alan Ayckbourn's play Private Fears in Public Places for Alain Resnais (2006 Coeurs / Cuori, France / Italy).Filmography1979 ◘ Rien ne va plus / USA: Out of Whack (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)1986 ◘ La Galette du Roi (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)1994 ◘ Chacun pour toi (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Austria; shot in 1992)2008 ◘ Musée haut, Musée bas (also original play, screenwriter, dialogist)Television Filmography1978 ◘ Le Gros Oiseau1981 ◘ Bataille navale1982 ◘ Merci Bernard (30 X 26')1983 ◘ Le Petit Théâtre d'Antenne 2 (episode "Personne ne me regarde dans la Rue")◘ M'as-tu vu? (6 X 52')◘ Palace (9 X 75')1990 ◘ Le Pont des Soupirs◘ 1998, un An après◘ B comme Bolo (episode "Coup double"; also co-screenwriter)◘ Brèves de Comptoir Audimeurtre◘ Berjac (episodes "Coup de Théâtre", "Coup de Maître")◘ Faisons un Rêve (also screenwriter, adapter)◘ Les Talons devant◘ Le Professeur Rollin a toujours quelque Chose à dire◘ Rêver peut-être
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.