Daquin, Louis


Daquin, Louis
(May 30, 1908, Calais, Pas-de-Calais, France - October 2, 1980, Paris, France)
   The son of merchants, he earned a bachelor's degree in law and got a diploma from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales. While working as a journalist and an advertising executive for Renault (1937-1940), he en­tered films as an assistant director (1934 La Rue sans Nom, Pierre Chenal; 1935 Crime et Châtiment / USA: Crime and Punishment, Pierre Chenal; 1936 Les Mutins de l'Elseneur, Pierre Chenal; 1937 La Dame de Pique / UK: Pique Dame / USA: Queen of Spades, Fedor Ozep; Gueule d'Amour, Jean Grémillon; L'Homme de nulle Part / Fu Mattia Pascal / UK: Man from Nowhere / The Late Mathias Pascal / USA: Feu Mathias Pascal, also actor, Pierre Chenal, France / Italy; 1938 L'Etrange M. Victor / Der merkwurdige Monsieur Victor, Jean Grémillon, France / Germany; Hercule, Jean Grémillon and his assistant shot a few outdoor scenes before definitely leaving the movie, Alexandre Esway; 1939 La Tradition de Minuit, Roger Richebé; 1940 L'Entraîneuse, Albert Valentin, shot in 1938; 1941 Remorques / USA: Stormy Waters, Jean Grémillon, shot in 1939-1940). He also was a produc­tion manager (1936 Un Grand Amour de Beethoven / UK: Beethoven's Great Love / USA: The Life and Loves of Beethoven, Abel Gance; 1967 Un Homme de trop / Il 13° uomo / UK and USA: Shock Troops, Costa-Gavras, France / Italy; 1970 Dernier Domicile connu / Ultimo domcilio conosciuto, José Giovanni, France / Italy) and actor (1943 Adieu Léonard / La Bourse ou la Vie, Pierre Prévert; 1954 L'œil en Coulisses, André Berthomieu; 1958 Paris mange son Pain, short, Pierre Prévert; 1966 Paris brûle-ti? / Is Paris Burning?, also second unit production manager, René Clément, France / USA; 1971 Léa, l'Hiver, Marc Monnet; 1973 L'Agression, short, Frank Cassenti; 1975 Section spéciale / L'affare della sezione speciale / Sondertri-bunal—Jeder kàmpft fur sich allein / UK and USA: Special Section, Costa-Gavras, France / Italy / West Germany; 1977 Jacques Prévert, documentary, Jean Desvilles; 1978 En l'Autre Bord, Jérôme Kanapa; La Tortue sur le Dos / USA: Like a Turtle on Its Back, voice only, Luc Béraud; 1979 Mais où est donc Ornicar?, Bertrand Van Effen-terre) and screenwriter (1966 Hamida, as adapter, Jean Michaud-Mailland, Tunisia / East Germany). From 1970 to 1978, he was the IDHEC's director of cinema stud­ies. He authored several books: 1960 Le cinéma, notre Métier (Editeurs Français Réunis); 1980 On ne tait pas ses Silences: Souvenirs imaginaires d'un Cinéaste imaginaire (Messidor Scandétions).
 Filmography
1938 ◘ Le Joueur (French-language version of Gerhard Lamprecht's Der Spieler / Roman eines Spieler; Germany)
1941 ◘ Nous les Gosses / UK and USA: Portrait of In­nocence (also adapter)
1943 ◘ Madame et le Mort
        ◘ Le Voyageur de la Toussaint / Il viaggiatore d'Ognissanti (France / Italy)
1944 ◘ Premier de Cordée
1946 ◘ Patrie
        ◘ Nous continuons la France (short)
1948 ◘ Les Frères Bouquinquant (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ La Grande Lutte des Mineurs (documentary; short)
1949 ◘ Le Point du Jour (also co-adapter, actor)
        ◘ Le Parfum de la Dame en noir
1951 ◘ Maître après Dieu / USA: Skipper Next to God
        ◘ Bel Ami (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Austria; shot in 1954)
        ◘ Ciulinii Baraganului / Les Chardons du Baragan (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; co-director with Gheorghe Vitanidis; Romania / France)
1960 ◘ Les Arrivistes / Die im truben fischen / Trube Wasser (also screenwriter, adapter; France / West Germany)
        ◘ Parallèles (short)
        ◘ La Foire aux Cancres (also co-adapter)
        ◘ Naissance d'une cité (short)
 Television Filmography
1969 ◘ Café du Square (also actor; 30 X 13')

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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