About the artist
1937: Born in Paris
1996: He made his first film Brigitte and Brigiite
2009: His recent works include La Prestige de la mort and La Terre de folie la
He is a filmmaker, critic and French Professor, Member of the Nouvelle Vague. His films are renowned for their humor, their anti-authoritarianism and primitive aesthetic, influenced by his love for the movies class American B. Although recognized by colleagues from the likes of Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Marie Straub, Jacques Rivette and Jonathan Rosenbaum, has never been commercially successful, even in his native France. Often acting in his films.