- Andrieu, Michel
- (January 30, 1940, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France - )After studying political economy, he joined the director's course at the IDHEC, the national film school of Paris. He directed a short film first. For several years, he was a part of a group of documentary filmmakers (ARC) and co-directed several feature-length documentary films. He also collaborated on other productions of the group (1967-1972). In 1984, he filmed a diary on location hunting for his movie Le Voyage and for the TV show Cinéma-Cinémas. He wrote or cowrote several TV movies (1967 L'Invention de Morel, Claude-Jean Bonnardot; 1973 Au Bout du Rouleau, Claude-Jean Bonnardot, shot in 1971) and TV series (1969 Que ferait donc Faber?, Dolorès Grassian; 1971 Mon Fils, 6 X 52', François Martin; 1975 Les Grands Détectives, episode "La Lettre volée", Alexandre Astruc).Filmography1964 ◘ A l'Ombre des Jours (short; also screenwriter)1968 ◘ Le Droit à la Parole (documentary; also cinematographer)◘ Ce n'est qu'un Début, Berlin (documentary; also cinematographer)1969 ◘ Kowalsky (documentary)1975 ◘ Fabriqué en France (documentary)1980 ◘ Bastien, Bastienne (shot in 1978)◘ Poussière d'Empire (co-director with Lam-Lê; France / Vietnam)◘ Le Voyage2000 ◘ Une Saison à Paris (documentary; also screenwriter, cinematographer; shot in 1996-2000)◘ La Petite Boutique de Bernard (short; also screenwriter, cinematographer)◘ Sans Retour (documentary; also cinematographer)◘ Laissez-les grandir ici (documentary; short; co-director only)Television Filmography1985 ◘ Néo Polar (segment "Shangai Skipper"; also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)1987 ◘ Le Groupe (5 X 120'; also screenwriter, dialogist)1989 ◘ Les Vagabonds de la Bastille (also screenwriter, dialogist)◘ Le Peloton d'Exécution / Firing Squad (Canada / France)◘ Mary Higgins Clark: Weep No More, My Lady / Ne pleure pas, ma Belle (also screenwriter, director; Canada / France)1994 ◘ Notre Histoire (also screenwriter, dialogist)◘ L'Aquarium de San Diego (documentary; seven shorts)1996 ◘ Le R.I.F. (episode "L'Île des Loups"; also screenwriter, dialogist, actor)◘ Images et Sciences (documentary; twelve shorts)◘ Le Gospel selon Liz McComb (documentary; also screenwriter)1998 ◘ Un Jour au Garage (documentary; also screenwriter, cinematographer)◘ Pièces et Main d'œuvre (documentary; also screenwriter, cinematographer)◘ Un Siècle d'Ecrivains (documentary; episode "Boris Pasternak"; also screenwriter)◘ Une Saison à Paris (documentary; also screenwriter; shot in 1996-2000)◘ Pes Vacances de Clémence (also co-screenwriter; episode "Attention Moteur")2001 ◘ Le Dernier Jour d'un Condamné (short; also screenwriter, cinematographer, actor)2003 ◘ L'Ultime Particule (documentary; shot in 2001-2003)2008 ◘ Les Vacances de Clémence (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.