Gérard Brach (I) (1927–2006)

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Gérard Brach was born on July 23, 1927 in Montrouge, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was a writer and director, known for The Name of the Rose (1986), Frantic (1988) and Bitter Moon (1992). He died on September 9, 2006 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 79) in Paris, France

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(1986)
Frantic Writer
(1988)
Bitter Moon Writer
(1992)
Repulsion Writer
(1965)

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 2017 Captain Jokes Parrot's Disaster of the Caribbean (TV Movie) (characters)
 2007 His Majesty Minor (adaptation)
 2004 Renegade (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2003 Pornography (writer)
 2002 The Idol (written by)
 2001 La nuit de noces (Short)
 1998 The Phantom of the Opera (writer)
 1996 Anna Oz (scenario)
 1993 Un jour comme un autre (Short) (writer)
 1992 Bitter Moon (screenplay - as Gerard Brach)
 1992 The Lover (adaptation)
 1990 La nuit des fantômes (TV Movie)
 1990 Chillers (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Old Folks at Home (1990) ... (written by - as Gerard Brach)
 1988 Civilisations (TV Mini-Series) (writer)
 1988 Le prince barbare (TV Movie)
 1988 Domino (screenplay)
 1988 The Bear (screenplay)
 1988 Frantic (written by)
 1987 Les idiots (TV Movie)
 1987 Shy People (screenplay - as Gerard Brach)
 1987 Fuegos
 1986 Manon of the Spring (adaptation - as Gerard Brach)
 1986 The Name of the Rose (screenplay)
 1986 Jean de Florette (adaptation - as Gerard Brach)
 1986 Pirates (written by - as Gerard Brach)
 1985 Esclave et Pharaon (TV Movie)
 1985 Le meilleur de la vie (collaboration)
 1985 Les enragés (screenplay) / (story)
 1984 Maria's Lovers (screenplay - as Gerard Brach)
 1984 Favourites of the Moon (scenario and dialogue)
 1984 Le bon roi Dagobert (screenplay) / (story)
 1983 L'étrange château du docteur Lerne (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1983 A Stone in the Mouth (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1983 My Best Friend's Girl (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1983 L'africain (original scenario)
 1982 Identification of a Woman (screenplay)
 1981 Quest for Fire (screenplay - as Gerard Brach)
 1980 Le coeur à l'envers (dialogue)
 1980 I Sent a Letter to My Love (dialogue)
 1979 Tess (screenplay)
 1979 Seeking Asylum (screenplay by - as Gerard Brach)
 1978 Bye Bye Monkey (scenario & adaptation)
 1977 Focal Point (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1976 The Tenant (screenplay)
 1975 La table (Short)
 1972 What?
 1970 The House
 1969 Secret World (writer)
 1968 Wonderwall (story)
 1968 The Girl Across the Way (writer)
 1967 The Fearless Vampire Killers (story - as Gerard Brach)
 1967 The Two of Us (adaptation)
 1966 G.G. Passion (Short)
 1966 Cul-de-sac (original screenplay - as Gerard Brach)
 1965 Repulsion (original screenplay - as Gerard Brach)
 1964 The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers (segment "La Rivière des Diamants")
 1964 A Taste for Women (dialogue)
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In his 20s, Brach developed tuberculosis and spent five years in a sanatorium. Brach was also agoraphobic. During the last 10 years of his life, he hardly ever left the Paris apartment where he lived alone, rarely receiving visitors, except for the occasional director. See more »

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