- Allio, René
- (March 8, 1924, Marseille, France - March 27, 1995, Paris, France)Of peasant and labor origin, he was first a renowned painter and regularly exhibited his works from 1957 to 1962. He became a highly praised stage designer and went to Lyon in 1958, joining Roger Planchon and his Compagnie du Théâtre de la Cité. He shot some stuff for the troupe before making his real film debut in 1963. He was the technical adviser of René Féret for Histoire de Paul (1975).Filmography1963 ◘ La Meule (short; also screenwriter)1965 ◘ La Vieille Dame indigne / UK and USA: The◘ Shameless Old Lady (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)1967 ◘ L'une et l'Autre / USA: The Other One (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)1969 ◘ Ballade pour un Chien (co-director with Gérard Vergez; shot in 1967)◘ Pierre et Paul (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)1972 ◘ Les Camisards (also co-screenwriter, dialogist; shot in 1970)1973 ◘ Rude Journée pour la Reine (also screenwriter, dialogist)1976 ◘ Moi Pierre Rivière, ayant égorgé ma Mère, ma Sœur et mon Père (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)◘ Retour à Marseille (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / West Germany)◘ L'Heure exquise (documentary)1984 ◘ Le Matelot 512 / Australia: Able Seaman 512 (also screenwriter, dialogist)1991 ◘ Contre l'Oubli / Ecrire contre l'Oubli / Against Oblivion / LestWe Forget (documentary; segment "Pour Vythialingam Skandarajah, Royaume-Uni")◘ Transit (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; shot in 1990-1991)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.