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Jean-Paul Le Chanois (1909–1985)

For many decades, no French director was held in greater contempt than Jean-Paul Le Chanois (1909-1985). He was the perfect target of criticism by the New Wave filmmakers of the late 1950s and 1960s. However, unlike other targets of the Young Turks, Chanois was never restored to favor. Nevertheless, a small number of his films deserve recognition. ... See full bio »

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 1973 La paroi (TV Movie)
  Madame êtes-vous libre? (TV Series) (dialogue - 13 episodes, 1971) (scenario - 13 episodes, 1971)
- Miss Taxi (1971) ... (dialogue) / (scenario)
- La mairie du IXème arrondissement (1971) ... (dialogue) / (scenario)
- L'examen (1971) ... (dialogue) / (scenario)
- L'heure du choix... (1971) ... (dialogue) / (scenario)
- Solitude (1971) ... (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1962 Mandrin (dialogue)
 1962 The Fabiani Affair (adaptation)
 1960 Love and the Frenchwoman (adaptation and dialogue: "La Femme seule")
 1958 Les Misérables (writer)
 1957 The Case of Dr. Laurent (story) / (written by)
 1955 Lola Montès (co-adaptation - uncredited)
 1955 Father, Mother, My Wife and I (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1955 The Fugitives
 1955 Magic Village (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 Father, Mother, the Maid and I (dialogue) / (screenplay - as J.P. Le Chanois)
 1953 Alarm in Morocco (dialogue)
 1953 Taxi (story "Sans laisser d'adresse")
 1952 Jupiter (Dialogist)
 1952/I Matrimonial Agency (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1952 The House on the Dune (dialogue)
 1951 Without Leaving an Address (adaptation - uncredited) / (dialogue)
 1949 Marlène (story)
 1949 L'école buissonnière (writer)
 1948 Le flirt (Short)
 1948 Fandango (adaptation - as J.-P. Le Chanois) / (dialogue - as J.-P. Le Chanois)
 1948 Dilemma of Two Angels (scenario and dialogue)
 1948 The Eleven O'Clock Woman (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1948 The Idol (writer)
 1946 Her Last Part (as J.P. Lechannois)
 1944 Cecile Is Dead (adaptation)
 1943 Vingt-cinq ans de bonheur (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1943 Carnival of Sinners (dialogue - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1943 Picpus (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1942 Huit hommes dans un château (adaptation - as Jean Le Chanois) / (dialogue - as Jean Le Chanois)
 1942 Le moussaillon (adaptation)
 1940 Une idée à l'eau (as Jean-Paul Dreyfus)
 1938 The Time of the Cherries (dialogue - as Jean-Paul Dreyfus) / (screenplay - as Jean-Paul Dreyfus)
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Alternate Names:

J.P. Dreyfus | Jean-Paul Dreyfus | J.-P. Le Chanois | J.P. Le Chanois | Jean Le Chanois | J.P. Lechannois


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French director, who was a member of the French Resistance during World War II. He was strongly affiliated with the French Communist Party. See more »

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