- Cabrera, Dominique
(December 21, 1957, Relizane, Algeria-)She arrived in France in 1962. After studying modern letters in Orléans, she entered the IDHEC (directing and editing sections). Having graduated in 1980, she worked as editor for regional FR3 TV channels and attended dramatic arts courses with Gérald Robard. She co-founded with Jean-Pierre Thorn and Alban Poirier a production company, L'Ergonaute. Seen as an actress in a few films (1999 La Révolution sexuelle n'a pas eu lieu, Judith Cahen, shot in 1997; 2002 Un Petit Cas de Conscience, Marie-Claude Treilhou; 2004 Chaînes conjugales ou Le Mélodrame ironique, documentary, short, as herself, Nicole Ripoche; 2005 Douches froides, Antony Cordier), she edited a couple of shorts (1986 Physique amusante, Claude Parisot; 1987 Maïs (Portrait de Famille), documentary, Christian Deloeil).Filmography1981 ◘ La Mort subite (short; also screenwriter)◘ L'ai droit à la Parole (short; also screenwriter)◘ A Trois Pas, Trésor caché (short; also screenwriter)◘ L'Art d'aimer (short; also screenwriter)◘ La Politique du Pire (short; also screenwriter)◘ Ici là-bas (short; also screenwriter)◘ Une Vie meilleure (medium-length; documentary; also screenwriter)◘ Traverser le Jardin (short; also screenwriter)◘ Réjane dans la Tour (short)◘ L'Autre Côté de la Mer / USA: The Other Shore (also screenwriter, dialogist)◘ Demain et encore Demain, Journal 1995 (also screenwriter, cinematographer)◘ Nadia et les Hippopotames (also co-screenwriter; shot in 1998)◘ Le Lait de la Tendresse humaine (also co-screenwriter; France / Belgium)2004 ◘ Folle Embellie (also co-screenwriter; France / Belgium / Canada)Television Filmography1990 ◘ Un Balcon au Val Fourré (documentary)1992 ◘ Rester là-bas (short; documentary; also screenwriter)◘ Chronique d'une Banlieue ordinaire (documentary; medium-length; also screenwriter)◘ Rêves de Ville (documentary; short; also screenwriter; footage taken from Chronique d'une Banlieue ordinaire)◘ Une Poste à la Courneuve (documentary; also screenwriter; footage taken from Chronique d'une Banlieue ordinaire)1998 ◘ Retiens la Nuit (also screenwriter)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.