Denis, Claire


Denis, Claire
(Claire Leboucq / April 21, 1946, Paris, France - )
   She grew up in Africa. Having graduated from the ID-HEC in 1971, she directed a short on the Grand Magic Circus. A second assistant director (1974 Sweet Movie, Dusan Makavejev; Le Secret / Il segreto / UK and USA: The Secret, Robert Enrico, France / Italy; Le Vieux Fusil / Das alte Gewehr / Abschied in der Nacht / USA: The Old Gun / Vengeance One by One, Robert Enrico, France / West Germany) and then first assistant director (1976 Sérail / USA: Surreal Estate, Eduardo De Gregorio; 1979 Un Neveu silencieux, originally shot for TV, Robert Enrico, shot in 1976; Mais où est donc Ornicar?, also actor, Bertrand Van Effenterre; Retour à la Bien-Aimée, Jean-François Adam; Zoo Zéro, Alain Fleischer, shot in 1977; 1980 L'Empreinte des Géants / Giganten der Land-strasse, Robert Enrico, France / West Germany; Pile ou Face / UK and USA: Heads or Tails, Robert Enrico; 1981 On n'est pas des Anges . . . elles non plus, Michel Lang; 1982 La Passante du Sans-Souci / Die Spaziergangerin von Sans-Souci / USA: The Passerby, Jacques Rouffio, France / West Germany; 1983 Hanna K, Costa-Gavras, France / Israel; 1984 Paris, Texas, Wim Wenders, France / West Germany; To Catch a King, Clive Donner, USA; 1986 Down by Law / German TV: Down by Law—Alles im Griff, Jim Jarmusch, USA / France; 1987 Der Himmel uber Berlin / Les Ailes du Désir / USA: Wings of Desire / The Sky Above Berlin / The Sky over Berlin, Wim Wenders, West Germany / France), she also worked as a co-screenwriter (1987 Boléros et Mantilles, short, Hilton McConnico; La Ville, short, Yousry Nasrallah) and played in a few films (1995 En avoir (ou pas) / UK and USA: To Have (or Not), Laetitia Masson; 1998 Le Jour de Noël, short, Thierry Jousse; 1999 Vénus Beauté (Institut) / UK: Venus Beauty Salon / USA: Venus Beauty Institute, Tonie Marshall; 2002 Une Pure Coïncidence, Romain Goupil).
 Filmography
1969 ◘ 15 Mai (short)
        ◘ Chocolat / Chocolat—Verbotene Sehnsucht (also co-screenwriter; France / West Germany / Cameroon)
        ◘ Man No Run (documentary)
        ◘ S'en fout la Mort / Scheiss auf den Tod / German TV: Tôdliches Ritual / UK and USA: No Fear, No Die (also co-screenwriter; France / Germany)
1991 ◘ Keep It for Yourself (short; also screenwriter; USA / France / Netherlands; unreleased)
        ◘ Contre l'Oubli / Ecrire contre l'Oubli / Against Ob­livion / Lest We Forget (documentary; segment "Pour Ushari Ahmed Mahmoud, Soudan")
        ◘ J'ai pas Sommeil / USA: I Can't Sleep / I'm Not Sleepy (also screenwriter, dialogist; France / Switzerland)
        ◘ A propos de Nice, la Suite (segment "Nice, Very Nice")
1997 ◘ Nénette et Boni / USA: Nenette and Boni (also co-screenwriter; shot in 1995)
        ◘ Beau Travail / USA: Good Work (also co-screenwriter; shot in 1998-1999)
        ◘ Trouble Every Day / Gargoyle (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Germany / Japan)
        ◘ Vendredi Soir à Paris / USA: Friday Night (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (short; segment "Vers Nancy"; also screenwriter; UK / Germany / France)
        ◘ L'Intrus / USA: The Intruder (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Vers Mathilde (documentary)
2008 ◘ White Material (also co-screenwriter; France / West Germany)
        ◘ 35 Rhums (also co-screenwriter)
 Television Filmography
1990 ◘ Cinéma de notre Temps (documentary; episode "Jacques Rivette—Le Veilleur"; also actor as herself)
        ◘ Monologues (short; episode "La Robe à Cer­ceau"; also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Tous les Garçons et les Filles de leur Âge . . . (epi­sode "US Go Home"; also co-screenwriter)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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