- Zucca, Pierre
- (July 10, 1943, Paris, France - January 15, 1995, Paris, France)The son of photographer André Zucca (1897-1973), he was from 1963 (Judex / L'uomo in nero, Georges Franju, France / Italy) to 1974 (Mes Petites Amoureuses, Jean Eustache) one of the busiest still photographers in French cinema, working mainly with Nouvelle Vague directors (Jacques Rivette, Claude Chabrol, François Truffaut) and various foreign filmmakers shooting movies in France (Riccardo Freda, Alfred Hitchcock, Dusan Makavejev). He gave up his previous job when he began shooting his first feature film. He co-wrote the TV movie Femme de Papier (Suzanne Schiffman, 1989). Other credit (as actor): 1973 La Nuit américaine / Effetto notte / USA: A Day for a Night (François Truffaut, France / Italy).Filmography1967 ◘ La Cage de Pierre (short; also screenwriter)◘ Le Parapluie de l'Eléphant de Mer (short; also screenwriter)◘ L'Enfant (short; also screenwriter)1975 ◘ Vincent mit l'Âne dans un Pré (. . . et s'en vint dans l'autre) (also screenwriter, dialogist, actor)1979 ◘ Roberte (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; shot in 1977)1981 ◘ Balthus (documentary)◘ Le Mariage secret (short; also screenwriter)◘ Méfiez-vous d'Echo (short; also screenwriter)◘ Rouge Gorge (also co-screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Belgium)1988 ◘ Alouette, je te plumerai (also screenwriter, dialogist)1990 ◘ L'Orient, Mirage de l'Occident (documentary; also screenwriter)1993 ◘ Porte de Bagnolet (short; also screenwriter)Television Filmography◘ Télévision de Chambre: Sous le Signe du Poisson (short; also screenwriter)◘ Le Secret de Monsieur L (also screenwriter, dialogist)1987 ◘ Guerre chaude, Paix froide
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.