- Cuniot, Alain
- (May 25, 1929, Reims, Marne, France - )He had his first professional contact with cinema, directing intermission commercials and then industrial and fiction shorts. A stage director and performer (about forty plays from 1960 to 1994), he also appeared as an actor in films (1961 Par-dessus le Mur, Jean-Paul Le Chanois; 1963 La Foire aux Cancres, Louis Daquin) and on TV (1963 La Caméra explore le Temps, episode "La Conspiration du Général Malet", Jean-Pierre Marchand; 1965 Les Facéties du Sapeur Camember, 5 X 50', Pierre Boursaus). He authored plays (1971 Bubutz; 1980 Monsieur Boubin) and wrote collections of poems (1971 Amour Un, Editions du Cercle; 2003 Méandres, Bat Son Editions, Montréal) and essays (1989 Incroyable . . . mais faux!—Essai critique sur l'Obscurantisme moderne; 2005 Il n'y a pas de Folies douces). After living for more than ten years in Montréal, Québec, Canada, he returned to France and settled in Uzès (Gard).Filmography◘ Champions et Anonymes (documentary; short)◘ La Naturalisée (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)◘ Escalier sur Cour (short)◘ Jeanne et Jacques (short)◘ L'Eveil (short)◘ L'Or et le Plomb (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; shot in 1964)1969 ◘ La Désirade (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.