Chabrol, Claude
(June 24, 1930, Paris, France - )
   Born into a bourgeois family, he prepared at pharmacy school to succeed his father. His passion for cinema led him to work as press attaché for the Twentieth Century Fox advertising department. He collaborated on the reviews Arts and Les Cahiers du Cinéma, in which he published film criticism and interviews. In 1957, he co-authored with Eric Rohmer the first book ever published on Alfred Hitchcock (Hitchcock, Editions Universitaires Biarritz). Thanks to an inheritance his wife had come into, he directed his first feature film, Le Beau Serge / UK: Bitter Reunion / USA: Handsome Serge. Besides his directing career, he played support­ing roles in films (1958 Le Coup du Berger / USA: Fool's Mate, short, also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, co-producer, Jacques Rivette; 1960 Paris nous appartient / UK: Paris Is Ours / USA: Paris Belongs to Us, Jacques Rivette, shot in 1958; Les Distractions / Le distrazioni / UK and USA: Trapped by Fear, as himself, Jacques Dupont; 1961 Saint-Tropez Blues, Marcel Moussy; Les Menteurs / UK: House of Sin / USA: The Liar / Twisted Lives, Edmond T. Gréville; 1962 Les Ennemis / UK: Touch of Treason / USA: A Touch of Treason, Edouard Molinaro; 1964 Les Durs à cuire / USA: Hard Boiled Ones, Jack Pinoteau; 1966 Brigitte et Brigitte, Luc Moullet; 1969 Et Crac, short, Jean Douchet; La Femme écarlate / La donna scarlatta / UK: The Scarlet Lady / USA: The Bitch Wants Blood, uncredited, Jean Valère, France / Italy; Sortie de Secours, Roger Kahane; 1970-1976 The Other Side of the Wind, Orson Welles, France / Iran; 1971 Aussi loin que l'Amour, Frédéric Rossif; Un Meurtre est un Meurtre / La sedia a rotelle / UK: A Murder Is a Murder... Is a Mur­der / USA: Murder Is a Murder, Etienne Périer, France / Italy; 1974 La Bonne Nouvelle, short, André Weinfeld; Le Permis de conduire, uncredited, Jean Girault; 1977 L'Animal / USA: Stuntwoman / The Animal, Claude Zidi; 1981 Les Folies d'Elodie / USA: Naughty Blue Knickers / Secrets of the Satin Blues / The Folies of Elodie, André Génovès; 1984 Homicide by Night, short, Gérard Kraw-czyk; Les Voleurs de la Nuit / Thieves After Dark, Samuel Fuller; Polar, Jacques Bral; 1986 Suivez mon Regard, Jean Curtelin;Je hais les Acteurs / UK and USA: I Hate Actors, Gérard Krawczyk; 1987 Sale Destin!, Sylvain Madigan; Jeux d'Artifices, Virginie Thévenet; L'Eté en Pente douce, Gérard Krawczyk; 1988 Alouette, je te plumerai, Pierre Zucca; 1992 Sam suffit, Virginie Thévenet; 1993 François Truffaut, Portraits volés / USA: François Truffaut: Stolen Por­traits, documentary, as himself, Michel Pascal; Music for the Movies: Bernard Hermann, documentary, as himself, Joshua Waletzky, USA; 1993 Jean Renoir, documentary as himself, David Thompson; Le Fils de Gascogne / USA: The Son of Gascogne / US DVD: The Son of Gascogne, as himself, Pascal Aubier; 2001 Les Acteurs anonymes, seen only in a trailer, Benoît Cohen; 2002 Tu devrais faire du Cinéma, short, Michel Vereecken; All the Love You Cannes!, documentary, Gabriel Friedman, Lloyd Kaufman, Sean McGrath, USA; 2004 Bâtons d'Encens pour Mizoguchi, video documentary, Noël Simsolo; Le Fantôme d'Henri Langlois / UK: Henri Langlois: The Phantom of the Cinémathèque / USA: Henri Langlois: The Phantom of the Cinematheque, documentary, Jacques Richard; 2005 Cineastes en acciô, documentary, Carlos Benpar, Spain; 2006 Avida, Benoît Delépine, Gustave de Kervern; 2008 Lucifer et moi, Jacques Grand-Jouan) and on TV (1988 Sueurs froides, as host, episodes "La Chute", Pierre Jolivet; "Le Chat et la Souris", Hervé Palud; "La Sublime Aventure", René Manzor; "La Belle Ouvrage", Josée Dayan; "Dernier Week-End", Hervé Palud; "Toi, si je voulais", Patrice Leconte; "A Farceur, Farceur ennemi", Arnaud Sélignac; "Mise à l'Index", Bernard Nauer; "Donnant, donnant", José Pinheiro; "Les Yeux de la Nuit", Etienne Brach; "Black Mélo", Philippe Setbon; "A la Mémoire d'un Ange", Claire Devers; "La Panne", Michel Leroy; "Un Jeune Homme bien rangé", Romain Goupil; "Un Cœur de Pierre", Alain Bonnot; "Louis-Charles, mon Amour", Régis Wargnier; "Mort en Copropriété", Arnaud Sélignac; "Coup de Pouce", Josée Dayan; 1996 Cubic, TV series; 2003 La Deuxième Vérité, Philippe Monnier). He ap­peared as himself in many TV documentaries (1964 Cinéastes de notre Temps, episode "La Nouvelle Vague par elle-même", André S. Labarthe, Robert Valey; La Vie du bon Côté: Claude Chabrol, Roger Sciandra; Histoires du Cinéma français par ceux qui l'ont fait, Armand Panigel; 1991 Cinéma de notre Temps, episode "Claude Chabrol, l'Entomologiste", André S. Labarthe; 1993 Jean Renoir, Part One—From La Belle Epoque to World War II, David Thompson, USA; Jean Renoir, Part Two—Hollywood and Beyond, David Thompson, USA; 2006 Grand ménage: Qu'est-ce qui fait tourner Claude Chabrol?, Olivier Bourbeillon; Kino der Zeichen: Claude Chabrol uber Claude Chabrol, Robert Fischer, Germany). Other credits (as technical adviser): 1960 A Bout de Souffle / UK: By a Tether / UK and USA: Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard); 1969 Ciné-Girl (Francis Leroi, shot in 1967); 1988 Le Bonheur se porte large (Alex Métayer); (as producer): 1958 LAméricain (short, Alain Cavalier); 1960 Les Jeux de l'Amour / UK: The Games of Love / The Love Game / USA: The Lovers (Philippe de Broca); 1961 Le Farceur / USA: The Joker (Philippe de Broca); 1962 Le Signe du Lion / UK and USA: The Sign of Leo (Eric Rohmer, shot in 1959); La Ligne droite (Jacques Gail­lard); (as co-screenwriter): 1989 Les Dossiers secrets de l'Inspecteur Lavardin, episode "Le Diable en Ville" (Christian de Chalonge); (as author of original story): 1997 Troubles (short, Eric Deschamps); 2002 Unfaithful (Adrian Lyne, USA). He authored the following books: 1976 Et pourtant je tourne (autobiography, co-author with René Marchand, Editions Robert Laffont); 1985 Jean Renoir, la Sagesse du Plaisir (essay, co-author with Daniel Serceau, Editions du Cerf); 1999 Conversations avec Claude Chabrol (interviews by François Guérif, Denoël); 2002 Pensées, Répliques et Anecdotes, Le Cherche-Midi); 2003 Comment faire un Film (essay, co-author with François Guérif, Editions Payot); 2004 Laissez-moi rire! (interviews by André Asséo, Editions du Rocher). From 1964 to 1980, he was married to actress Stéphane Audran (b. 1932). His sons are com­poser Matthieu Chabrol (b. 1956) and actor Thomas Chabrol (b. 1963).
 Filmography
1959 ◘ Le Beau Serge / UK: Bitter Reunion / USA: Hand-some Serge (also screenwriter, dialogist, actor, producer; shot in 1957-1958)
        ◘ Les Cousins / USA: The Cousins (also screenwriter, producer)
        ◘ A Double Tour / A doppia mandata / UK: Web of Passion / USA: Leda (also uncredited actor; France / Italy)
        ◘ Les Bonnes Femmes / Donne facili / UK: The Girls / Good Girls / USA: The Good Time Girls (also adapter, actor; France / Italy)
        ◘ Les Godelureaux / I bellimbusti (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, uncredited actor, France / Italy)
1962 ◘ Les Sept Péchés capitaux / I sette peccati capitali / UK: The Seven Capital Sins / USA: The Seven Deadly Sins (segment "L'Avarice"; also actor; France / Italy)
        ◘ Lœil du Malin / UK and USA: The Third Lover (also screenwriter, co-dialogist, uncredited actor)
1963 ◘ Ophélia (also co-dialogist, uncredited actor; France / Italy; shot in 1961-1962)
        ◘ Landru / USA: Bluebeard (also uncredited actor; France / Italy)
1964 ◘ Les plus belles Escroqueries du Monde / Le più belle truffe del mondo / De Wereld wil bedrogen worden / UK and USA: The Beautiful Swindlers / The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers / World's Greatest Swindles (episode "L'Homme qui vendit la Tour Eiffel"; also co-screenwriter, uncredited actor; France / Italy / Netherlands / Japan)
        ◘ La Chance et l'Amour / L'amore e la chance (links episodes: La Pêche à la Ligne, La Peau de Banane, Les Interviews-Vérités, Le Dragueur type; Claude Berri, Charles L. Bitsch, Eric Schlum-berger, Bertrand Tavernier; France / Italy)
        ◘ Le Tigre aime la Chair fraîche / La Tigre ama la carne fresca / UK: The Tiger Likes Fresh Blood / USA: Code Name: Tiger / US video: The Tiger Likes Fresh Meat (France / Italy)
1965 ◘ Paris vu par . .. / UK and USA: Six in Paris (segment "La Muette"; also screenwriter, dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Marie-Chantal contre le Docteur Kha / Marie Chantal contro il Dr. Kha / Maria Chantal contra el doctor Kha / UK: Marie-Chantal vs. Doctor Kha / USA: Blue Panther (also co-screenwriter, actor; France / Italy / Spain)
        ◘ Le Tigre se parfume la Dynamite / La Tigre profumata alla dinamita / El Tigre se perfuma con dinamita / UK: An Orchid for the Tiger / US video: Our Agent Tiger (also actor; France / Italy / Spain)
        ◘ La Ligne de Démarcation (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)
        ◘ Le Scandale / Lo scandalo / USA: The Cham­pagne Murders (France / Italy)
        ◘ La Route de Corinthe / Criminal Story / O Dro-mos tis Korinthou / USA: The Road to Corinth / Who's Got the Black Box (also actor; France / Italy / Greece)
1968 ◘ Les Biches / Le cerbiatte / UK and USA: Bad Girls / Girlfriends / The Does (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist, actor; France / Italy)
1969 ◘ La Femme infidèle / Stéphane, una moglie infedele / UK and USA: The Unfaithful Wife (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ Que la Bête meure! / Uccidero un uomo / UK: Killer / USA: The Beast Must Die / This Man Must Die (France / Italy)
1970 ◘ Le Boucher / Il tagliagole / UK and USA: The Butcher (also screenwriter, dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ La Rupture / All'ombra del delitto / Hallucination / UK and USA: The Break Up (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, actor; France / Italy)
1971 ◘ Juste avant la Nuit / Sul far della notte / USA: Just Before Nightfall (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ La Décade prodigieuse / Dieci incredibili giorni / USA: Ten Days Wonder (France / Italy)
        ◘ Docteur Popaul / Trappola per un lupo / UK: Scoundrel in White / USA: High Heels / Play Now, Pay Later (France / Italy)
        ◘ Les Noces rouges / L'amico di famiglia / UK: Blood Wedding / USA: Wedding in Blood (also screenwriter, dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ Nada / Sterminate gruppo Zero / UK and USA: The Nada Gang (also co-screenwriter; co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ Une Partie de Plaisir / Un agita di piacere / UK: A Piece of Pleasure / USA: Pleasure Party (France / Italy)
        ◘ Les Innocents aux Mains sales / Gli innocenti dalle mani sporche / Die Unschuldigen mit den schmutzigen Handen / UK: Innocents with Dirty Hands / USA: Dirty Hands (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Italy / West Germany)
1976 ◘ Les Magiciens / Profezia di un delitto / Die Schuldigen mit den saubren Handen / USA: Death Rite (France / Italy / West Germany)
        ◘ Lolies bourgeoises / Pazzi borghesi / Die verruck-ten Reichen / USA: The Twist (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, uncredited actor; France / Italy / West Germany)
        ◘ Alice ou La dernière Fugue / USA: Alice or The Last Escapade (also screenwriter, dialogist)
        ◘ Les Liens de Sang / UK: Blood Relatives (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Canada)
        ◘ Violette Nozière / UK and USA: Violette (also uncredited actor; France / Canada)
1980 ◘ Le Cheval d'Orgueil / UK: The Proud Ones / USA: The Horse of Pride (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
1982 ◘ Les Fantômes du Chapelier / USA: The Hatter's God (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
1984 ◘ Le Sang des Autres / The Blood of others (France / Canada / USA)
1985 ◘ Poulet au Vinaigre / UK and USA: Cop au Vin (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Inspecteur Lavardin (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
        ◘ Masques / US DVD: Masks (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Cri du Hibou / Il grido del gufo / UK and USA: The Cry of the Owl (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)
1988 ◘ Une Affaire de Femmes / USA: Story of Women (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
1990 ◘ Jours tranquilles à Clichy / Giorni felici a Clichy / UK and USA: Quiet Days in Clichy (also co-dialogist; France / Italy / Germany)
        ◘ Dr. M / US video: Club Extinction (also co-adapter; France / Italy / Germany)
        ◘ Madame Bovary (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
        ◘ Betty (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
        ◘ L'œil de Vichy / USA: The Eye of Vichy (compila­tion documentary)
        ◘ L'Enfer / UK and USA: Hell / Jealousy / Torment (also screenwriter, adapter)
1995 ◘ La Cérémonie / Biester / Blutiger Engel / UK and USA: A Judgement in Stone (also co-screenwriter; France / Germany)
1997 ◘ Rien ne va plus / USA: The Swindle (also screenwriter, dialogist; France / Switzerland)
        ◘ Au Cœur du Mensonge / UK: At the Heart of the Lie / USA: The Color of Lies (also co-screenwriter, voice)
        ◘ Merci pour le Chocolat / UK and USA: Nightcap (also co-screenwriter; France / Switzerland)
2003 ◘ La Fleur du Mal / UK and USA: The Flower of
        ◘ Evil (also co-screenwriter)
2004 ◘ La Demoiselle d'Honneur / La damigella d'onore / Die Brautjungfer / UK and USA: The Bridesmaid (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ L'Ivresse du Pouvoir / Geheime Staatsaffaren / Canada: A Comedy of Power / USA: The Comedy of Power (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Germany)
        ◘ La Fille coupée en Deux / Die zweigeteilte Frau / USA: The Girl Cut in Two / A Girl Cut in Two (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Germany)
2009 ◘ Bellamy (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
 Television Filmography
1974 ◘ Nouvelles de Henry James (episode "Le Banc de la Désolation")
        ◘ Histoires insolites (episodes "Nul n'est parfait"; "Monsieur Bébé", also co-screenwriter; "Les Gens de l'Eté"; "Une Invitation à la Chasse")
1976 ◘ Nouvelles de Henry James (episode "De Grey")
        ◘ Il était un Musicien (episode "Monsieur Saint-Saëns"; also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Histoires insolites (episode "La Boucle d'Oreille")
        ◘ Il était un Musicien (episodes "Monsieur Liszt", also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; "Monsieur Prokoviev", also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Fantômas (episodes "L'Echafaud magique", "Le Tramway Fantôme"; France / Germany)
        ◘ Le Système du Docteur Goudron et du Professeur Plume
        ◘ M. le Maudit (short)
        ◘ Les Affinités électives / Die Wahlverwandtschaften (France / West Germany / Czechoslovakia)
        ◘ Les Dossiers secrets de l'Inspecteur Lavardin (episode "L'escargot noir"; also actor)
        ◘ Les Dossiers secrets de l'Inspecteur Lavardin (episode "Maux croisés")
1996 ◘ Cyprien Katsaris
2001 ◘ Les Redoutables (episode "Coup de Vice")
        ◘ Chez Maupassant (episode "La Parure")
        ◘ Chez Maupassant (episode "Le Petit Fût")
        ◘ Au Siècle de Maupassant: Contes et Nouvelles de XIXe Siècle (episode "Le Petit Vieux des Batignolles")

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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