- Gainville, René
- (René-Jacques de Geninville / December 2, 1931, Budapest, Hungary-)He studied in Hungary, where he was notably the pupil of film theoretician Béla Balâzs, and started his film career as an assistant director. Having settled in France in 1952, he directed fifty shorts before shooting his first feature film in 1966. He produced a few movies (1989 Thank You Satan!, André Farwagi; 2001 Mikor siel az oroszlan?, Zsolt Balogh, Hungary) and played in a Hungarian TV series (1994 Kisvaros, episode "Tuniszi kapessolat", Lajos Fazekas, Adam Rozgonyi).Filmography1963 ◘ Tambi (short)1966 ◘ L'Homme de Mykonos / De Man van Mykonos (also co-screenwriter; France / Italy / Belgium)◘ Le Démoniaque (shot in 1966)◘ Un Jeune Couple / USA: A Young Couple (also co-screenwriter)◘ Alyse et Chloé / UK: Alyse and Chloe (also screenwriter)1973 ◘ Le Complot / Il complotto / El complot de los rebeldes / Conspiracion para matar a un cura (France / Italy / Spain)1975 ◘ Le Pensionnat et ses Intimités (as Catherine Balogh)1979 ◘ L'Associé / Mein Partner Davis / UK and USA: The Associate (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / West Germany)1982 ◘ Zeno's Web (USA)Television Filmography1963 ◘ Le Petit Tambour1974 ◘ Le Bon Samaritain1976 ◘ Tu n'auras d'autre Adversaire que toi même
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.