- Chapier, Henry
- (November 14, 1931, Bucharest, Romania-)The son of a French international lawyer and an Austrian actress, he settled in France in 1947. In 1958, he started a career as a film critic, publishing articles in Arts, L'Express, and Combat. After directing two documentaries and two feature films, he entered French TV in 1978 and notably hosted a talk show from 1987 to 1994 (Le Divan). He played small parts in several movies (1967 Pop Game / Le Jeu de la Vie, Francis Leroi; 1968 Erotissimo, Gérard Pirès; Les Idoles, Marc'O; 1970 Sortie de Secours, Roger Kahane; 1986 Un Homme et une Femme, 20 Ans déjà / USA: A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later, Claude Lelouch; 1988 L'Enfance de l'Art, Francis Girod; 1997 Comme des Rois / Krolowie Zycia / USA: Kings for a Day, François Velle; Cinématon, documentary, short, Gérard Courant). He authored a monograph on Louis Malle (Editions Seghers, 1964).Filmography1968 ◘ Un Eté américain (documentary; medium-length)1970 ◘ Sex-Power1972 ◘ Salut, Jerusalem (documentary)1974 ◘ L'amore (also co-screenwriter)
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