- Buron, Nicole de
- (January 12, 1929, Tunis, Tunisia-)Raised by her aristocatic grandparents until she was eleven years old, she made her secondary studies at Rabat, Morroco. After teaching French in England for a year, she returned to France and landed a job as French-English secretary at Jardin des Modes / Vogue. Five years later, she took holidays and traveled across the Sahara. In 1956, she wrote her first book (Drôle de Sahara, Editions Pierre Horay), which was inspired by her journey. Parallel to her journalistic activities (she published a humoristic chronicle every month in Marie-Claire for seven years), she worked as inspector of the syndicate of the French newspapers exporters. In the mid-1960s, she co-wrote the thirty-nine episodes of one of the most successful French comedy TV series starring Micheline Presle and Daniel Gélin (1965-1970 Les Saintes-Chéries, 39 X 26', Jean Becker, Maurice Delbez). From 1965 (Vogue la Gondole, J'ai Lu) to 2004 (Docteur, puis-je vous voir avant six Mois, Editions Plon), she authored a dozen novels. Other credits (as screenwriter): 1969 Erotissimo (as screenwriter, co-adapter, dialogist, Gérard Pirès, France / Italy); 1973 Elle court, elle court la Banlieue / La pendolare (also co-editor, Gérard Pirès, France / Italy); 1976 Attention les Yeux! / USA: Let's Make a Dirty Movie (as screenwriter, Gérard Pirès); Cours après moi que je t'attrape! / USA: Run After Me Until I Catch You (as co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, Gérard Pirès); 1980 Remarie-moi (TV movie, also author of original play, Jean Cohen); 1981 Rends-moi la Clé! (as screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist, Gérard Pirès); 1987 Qui c'est ce Garçon? (6 X 52' TV miniseries, as co-screenwriter, Nadine Trintignant, France / Italy); 1991 C'est quoi ce petit Boulot? (4 X 90' TV miniseries, Michel Berny, Gianluigi Polidoro, France / Italy).Filmography1978 ◘ Vas-y Maman! / USA: Take It from the Top (also screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)Television Filmography1970 ◘ Les Saintes Chéries (episode "Eve cherche du Travail", co-director with Jean Becker)◘ Les Saintes Chéries (episode "Eve débute")
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.