Michel Deville

Active - 1958 - 2016  |   Born - Apr 13, 1931 in Boulogne-sur-Seine, France  |   Genres - Comedy, Comedy Drama, Thriller, Drama, Crime

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An assistant director to Henri Decoin in the early '50s, Michel Deville co-directed Une Balle Dans Le Canon with Charles Gérard in 1958. Two years later he soloed as a director with Ce Soir Ou Jamais, which he also produced and co-scripted with Nina Companeez. The two worked together throughout the '60s, their credits including Lucky Jo, Martin Soldat, Tendres Requins, and Benjamin Ou Les Mémoires D'Un Puceau (aka Benjamin). Among Deville's notable later films are Le Mouton Enragé (aka Love at the Top; The French Way Is), Le Voyage En Douce, and La Lectrice.

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