- Freess, Edmond
- (1938, Paris, France - )From 1953 to 1957, he studied at the Ecole des Arts Appliqués and the Beaux-Arts. At age eighteen, he exhibited his first gouaches. He began his film career as an art director in 1965. A film director since 1968, he also shot about thirty commercials for French and Italian TV. Among his other activities, he notably was a set designer (1965-1968), co-adapter (1980 Tout dépend des Filles, Pierre Fabre), and actor (1968 La Bande à Bonnot / La banda Bonnot, uncredited, Philippe Fourastié, France / Italy; 1972 Mandrin, 6 X 52' TV series, Philippe Fourastié). Since 1976, he has dedicated himself to painting.Filmography◘ L'Examen du Petit (short; also actor)◘ Comme Larrons en Foire (short; also screenwriter, dialogist, actor)1972 ◘ Le Trèfle à Cinq Feuilles (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)1976 ◘ Deux Imbéciles heureux (also screenwriter; shot in 1973)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.