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Sébastien Japrisot (1931–2003)

Sébastien Japrisot was born on July 4, 1931 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Jean-Baptiste Rossi. He was a writer and director, known for A Very Long Engagement (2004), One Deadly Summer (1983) and Farewell, Friend (1968). He died on March 4, 2003 in Vichy, Allier, France. See full bio »


(age 71) in Vichy, Allier, France

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 2013 Trap for Cinderella (novel)
 2004 A Very Long Engagement (novel)
 1992 The Lady in the Car (novel "Dame dans l'auto avec des lunettes et un fusil")
 1988 Juillet en septembre (writer)
 1983 One Deadly Summer (adaptation and dialogue) / (based on the novel by)
 1976 Shinsha no naka no onna (TV Series) ("La Dame dans l'auto avec des lunettes et un fusil")
 1970 The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (dialogue) / (novel "La dame dans l'auto avec des lunettes et un fusil") / (screenplay)
 1970 Rider on the Rain (original screenplay, adaptation and dialogue by)
 1968 Farewell, Friend (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1965 Piège pour Cendrillon (adaptation - as Jean-Baptiste Rossi) / (novel)
 1965 Compartiment tueurs (novel)
 1961 La machine à parler d'amour (Short) (as Jean-Baptiste Rossi)
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Other Works:

(novel) "Compartiment Tueurs". French & European Publications, 1974. ISBN 078592339X See more »

Alternate Names:

Jean-Baptiste Rossi

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His pseudonym is an anagram of Jean-Baptiste Rossi, his real name.


The Graham Greene of France

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