Giraudoux Bernard( Director)
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Bernard Giraudoux was born in La Rochelle. In 15 years he received a certificate of graduation from junior high school and a certificate that he completed courses to train specialists in boilers and turbines. From these documents it had in the Navy. In the seven years of service, he traveled all the seas and oceans - has visited Madagascar, South America, New Caledonia ...
Giraudoux - the only celebrity of his generation, "Skip" student revolution of May 1968. While his contemporaries were building barricades, he was in another hemisphere. Later, he admitted that the Paris event seemed to him from afar, another small strike.
Many years later, he reinterpreted the situation in his work as a director "The vagaries of the river" (1996). His hero, a French nobleman, exiled for free-thinking in Africa, "skips" the French Revolution, because it occupied its own, far more humane revolution: he fights for the liberation of Africans from slavery. And it abolishes slavery in Senegal for two years before the decrees of the French Revolution.
He became interested in film direction in 1981, on the set "passion" Ettore Scola. The famous director later recalled that Giraudoux literally overwhelmed him with questions about the technique of directing.
. In 1985, the set of the film "Long coat" director Gil Bea, in addition to the main role, has entrusted the work of director Giraudoux support film crew
. And in 1990, Giraudoux debuted in self-directing the film "Another," which was nominated for "Cesar" in the category "best directorial debut.
Giraudoux come to the movies quite by chance. At 22, he was tired of obeying orders, and he resigned from the army. He still wanted to travel - but now as a free man. For some time he wandered, then tried a lot of work (including advertising agencies). For a long time could not understand what he wanted to do. He liked to draw, write poetry, dance, sing. He joined the touring theater troupe, where he worked who have - from carpentry to extras.
His fate had decided to meet with a dancer Colette Milner: she convinced him that there is nothing better than a stage in the light. In 1970, Giraudoux entered the Conservatory with the firm intention of becoming an actor. He went on one date with Daniel Mesgishem and Jerome Deshanom.
At the end of the Conservatory, he played in a theatrical troupe, Jacques Fabbri, and in 1972 he made his debut in film in the film of his friend JosцL Giovanni "Two in the city". On set Giraudoux met with Alain Delon, and since then they became friends.
His life's companion is the actress Anne Dupre.