- Gatti, Armand
- (Dante Armando Gatti / January 26, 1924, Monte-Carlo, Monaco-)A resistant during World War II, he became a journalist in 1946 and then an accomplished reporter. In 1954, he won the prestigious Albert Londres Prize. The same year, he published his first essay (La Vie de Churchill, Editions du Seuil). In 1957, he began a new career as a playwright for which he remains mostly known today (Poisson noir, Editions du Seuil). He collaborated on the screenplays of Dimanche à Pékin / UK and USA: Sunday in Peking (documentary, short, Chris Marker, 1956), Lettre de Sibérie / UK and USA: Letter From Siberia (documentary, short, Chris Marker), and Morambong, Aventure Coréenne (documentary, Claude-Jean Bonnardot, shot in 1958, released in 1963).Filmography1961 ◘ L'Enclos / Ogradia (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Yugoslavia)1963 ◘ El otro Cristobal (also screenwriter, dialogist; Cuba)1976 ◘ Le Lion, sa Cage et ses Ailes (shot on video)1983 ◘ Nous étions tous des Noms d'Arbre (also screenwriter, dialogist; Belgium / France; shot in 1981)Television Filmography1970 ◘ Der Ubergang uber den Ebro (also screenwriter, dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.