Jean Herman

Jean Herman

  • Birthday: 1933-05-17
  • Deathday: 2015-06-16
  • Place of birth: Pagny-sur-Moselle, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
  • Also know as: Jean Vautrin

Biography

Jean Vautrin (17 May 1933 – 16 June 2015), real name Jean Herman, was a French writer, filmmaker and film critic. After studying literature at Auxerre, he took first place in the Id'HEC competition. He studied French literature at the University of Bombay; he became assistant director to Roberto Rossellini. Back in France, he produced five feature films. He became famous among the general public in 1989, winning the Prix Goncourt for his novel Un grand pas vers le bon Dieu. He also won the 1986 Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle for Baby-boom. In 1987, with writer Dan Franck, he created a press photographer character with a big heart called Boro (the "model" most likely was Robert Capa). Source: Article "Jean Vautrin" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Filmography

Charles Bronson: The Spirit of Masculinity

2020

As Self (archive footage)

Production

Farewell, Friend

1968

As Director

The Sunday of Life

1967

As Director

Voyage en Boscavie

1958

As Director

Jeff

1969

As Director

Popsy Pop

1971

As Director

Les Fusils

1962

As Director

The Egg

1972

As Director

Actua-Tilt

1960

As Director

Way of the Wrong Road

1963

As Director

Decameron '69

1969

As Director

The Longest Day

1962

As Assistant Director

Under Suspicion

2000

As Screenplay

Farewell, Friend

1968

As Screenplay

The Outsider

1983

As Screenplay

Le Guignolo

1980

As Screenplay

Les Insulaires

1979

As Writer

The Inquisitor

1981

As Writer

L'entourloupe

1980

As Writer

La Cinémathèque française

1962

As Scenario Writer

Dog Day

1984

As Novel

Dog Day

1984

As Screenplay

Charlie Dingo

1987

As Writer

Cop or Hood

1979

As Adaptation

Popsy Pop

1971

As Writer

Jean-Sans-Terre

1980

As Adaptation

The Big Operator

1976

As Writer

Barbarous Street

1984

As Adaptation

Barbarous Street

1984

As Dialogue

Barbarous Street

1984

As Screenplay

The Egg

1972

As Scenario Writer

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