The “papa” de la Boum as he was called with tenderness who launched the career of Sophie Marceau but also the talented director who discovered Isabelle Adjani (in “La Giffle”) and filmed his last movie with Isabelle Huppert (Les Palmes de M. Schutz) left us last Friday October 5th, 2012. In 2005, he also filmed a powerful documentary on the Abbé Pierre (Un abbé nommé Pierre). Remembering this beloved French director with this in depth interview he gave less than 1 year ago and discussed his life and 74 years of cinema.
Interview with Claude Pinoteau
26th November, 2011