- Roger, Jean-Henri
- (January 24, 1949, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France - )Having trained at the Institut de Formation Cinématographique, he joined a team of politically involved filmmakers (the Dziga Vertov Group) in 1968. While teaching at the University of Paris VIII (since 1972), he worked as a cinematographer on about ten movies, including A. Constant (Christine Laurent, 1977) and La Voix de son Maître (Gérard Mordillat, Nicolas Philibert), before resuming his film directing career in 1981. He also played in movies (2000 L'Affaire Marcorelle, Serge Le Péron; 2001 Eloge de l'Amour, Jean-Luc Godard, France / Switzerland; Imago (Jours de Folie) / Le Fil perdu, Marie Vermillard; 2002 Cavale / UK: One / Trilogy: One, Lucas Belvaux, France / Belgium; Après la Vie / UK: Three / Tril-ogy:Three, Lucas Belvaux; 2006 Bamako, Abderrahmane Sissako, Mali / USA / France) and appeared as himself in Ca, c'est vraiment toi (Claire Simon, 2000).Filmography1970 ◘ Pravda / Prawda (documentary; co-director with Dziga Vertov Group, Paul Burron, Jean-Luc Godard)◘ British Sounds / USA: See You at Mao (co-director with Jean-Luc Godard)1981 ◘ Neige / USA: Snow (co-director with Juliet Berto; also co-adapter)1983 ◘ Cap Canaille (co-director with Juliet Berto; also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)2002 ◘ Lulu (also co-screenwriter)2005 ◘ Code 68 (also screenwriter, dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.