- Anna, Claude d'
- (March 31, 1945, Tunis, Tunisia-)After studying literature first then history of art at the Institute of Art and Archaeology, he attended IDHEC. His first feature film was praised by Alain Robbe-Grillet. He collaborated as screenwriter on a feature film Tendres Cousines / Zàrtliche Cousinen / USA: Cousins in Love / Tender Cousins (David Hamilton, 1980) and a few TV movies (1986 Tropique du Crabe / El Tropico del Cangrejo, Juan Luis Bunuel, France / Argentina; 1992 Le Fils d'un Autre, Michel Lang; 1995 Fanny sefait un Sang d'Encre, Alain de Halleux, Belgium; 1997 Sans Cérémonie, Michel Lang; 1999 Petits Nuages d'Eté, Olivier Langlois) and TV miniseries (1998 Les Moissons de l'Océan, 4 X 90', François Luciani). He was also technical adviser to Férid Boughedir (1990 Asfour Stah / Halfaouine, l'Enfant des Terrasses / USA: Halfaouine, Child of the Terraces, Tunisia / France / Italy). He co-authored, with his wife (and often actress) Laure Bonin, three performed plays (1994 Rossini ou la Fleur de l'Âge; 1998 Pour la galerie; 2002 La Griffe).A music lover, he directed several operas in Italy (Wozzeck, Salomé, La Bohème, Idomeneo, Fidelio, Macbeth). In 1998, he published a novel: Les Moissons de l'Océan (Editions Jean-Claude Lattès).Filmography◘ Edith ou l'autre Edith (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)◘ La Petite Histoire de Tsin Che Wang Ti (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)◘ La Mort trouble / De onrastige dood (co-director with Ferid Boughedir; also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Belgium / Tunisia)1972 ◘ La Pente douce / De zachte Ondergang (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Italy / Belgium)1975 ◘ Trompe-l'œil (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)1978 ◘ L'Ordre et la Sécurité du Monde / USA: Last In, First Out (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)◘ Le Cercle des Passions / Circulo de pasiones (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Italy / Spain)◘ Partenaires (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)◘ Salomé (Italy / France)◘ Macbeth (also co-adapter)1990 ◘ Equipe de Nuit (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; shot in 1988)1995 ◘ Daisy et Mona (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)Television Filmography1992 ◘ L'Elixir d'Amour (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)◘ Baldi (episode "Baldi et les petits Riches")◘ Baldi (episode "Baldi et la Voleuse d'Amour")◘ Baldi (episode "Le Serment de Baldi")◘ Baldi (episode "Baldi et le Radio-Trottoir")◘ Judicaël (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)◘ Angelina (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)◘ Garonne (4 X 90'; also co-adapter, co-dialogist)◘ Blandine l'insoumise (episode "Petite Sœur"; also co-screenwriter)◘ Blandine l'Insoumise (episodes "La Mésange et la Bétrazine", "Le Miel de Mélanie")◘ Blandine l'Insoumise (episode "Une si jolie Plage"; also co-screenwriter, episodes"L'Arbre d'Odile", "Qui sème le Vent", "Les Quatre Saisons de Cindy", "Une Goutte d'Eau dans la Mer")◘ Blandine l'Insoumise (episodes "La Farine du Diable", "Boxer les Nuages")◘ Retrouver Sara / Cal trobar la sara (Belgium / Spain)◘ Etat de Manque (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; Belgium / France)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.