- Arthuys, Philippe
- (November 22, 1928, Paris, France - )Trained as an architect and above all a musician (at the RTF Research Service managed by Pierre Schaeffer), he composed many original short and motion picture soundtracks, notably for directors Roberto Rossellini (1959 India: Matri Buhmi / Inde, Terre Mère, documentary, France / Italy), Jacques Rivette (1960 Paris nous appartient / UK and USA: Paris Is Ours / USA: Paris Belongs to Us), Jacques Becker (1960 Le Trou / Il buco / UK: The Hole / USA: The Watch, France / Italy), René Allio (1972 Les Camisards; 1973 Rude Journée pour la Reine), and Mohammed Lakdhar-Hamina (1966 Rih al Awras, Algeria; 1982 Vent de Sable / Rih al-rami, France / Algeria; 1986 La Dernière Image / Al Coura-al-akhira, Algeria / France). He was also assistant director to Roberto Rosselini (1961 Vanina Vanini / UK and USA: The Betrayer, France / Italy) and played in a short film (1964 La Prima donna, Philippe Lifschitz).Filmography1963 ◘ La Demoiselle de Cœur (short; also screenwriter, dialogist, composer)1965 ◘ La Cage de Verre / Ha-Kluv Hazehuhit (co-director with Jean-Louis Levi-Alvares; also screenwriter, dialogist, composer; France / Israel)1969 ◘ Dieu a choisi Paris (documentary; co-director with Gilbert Prouteau)1971 ◘ Des Christs par Milliers (also screenwriter, di-alogist; shot in 1969)1979 ◘ Noces de Sève (also screenwriter, dialogist, actor, composer)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.