Pascal Bonitzer

Pascal Bonitzer

Highest Rated: 100% The Gang of Four (1988)

Lowest Rated: 54% Gemma Bovery (2014)

Birthday: Feb 01, 1946

Birthplace: Paris, France

Screenwriter Pascal Bonitzer has worked in the French film industry since 1967. He is most well-known internationally for his collaborations with director Jacques Rivette and André Téchiné, though he has also acted in and directed films. From 1969 to 1985, he served as the editor of the legendary and highly influential film magazine "Cahiers du cinéma," a breeding ground for the earlier French New Wave directors -- François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette, and Claude Chabrol, among others -- who all wrote for the publication before becoming filmmakers themselves. Of his work with Rivette, his most notable films are arguably "La Belle Noiseuse," about a painter and his muses; the romantic comedy"Va Savoir," about the search for a long lost play; and the emotionally intense period drama "The Duchess of Langeais," which focuses on a turbulent love affair between a Napoleonic military officer and a duchess. His work with Téchiné has also been fruitful, with "The Bronte Sisters," "Scene of the Crime," and "My Favorite Season" garnering much critical acclaim. He made his feature film debut as a director with 1996's "Encore," about a university professor suffering through depression and writer's block. He also wrote the critically lauded biopic "Lumumba," about the charismatic Congo leader.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
29% No Score Yet White As Snow Screenwriter - 2019
61% 69% The Young Karl Marx Screenwriter $125.4K 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Right Here Right Now Director,
Screenwriter
- 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder in Pacot Screenwriter - 2014
54% 43% Gemma Bovery Screenwriter,
Writer
$191.5K 2014
58% 40% Looking for Hortense Director,
Screenwriter,
Writer
- 2012
74% 52% Around a Small Mountain Screenwriter $31K 2009
No Score Yet 16% Le Grand Alibi Director - 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Great Alibi Director - 2008
70% 52% The Duchess of Langeais Screenwriter $281.5K 2007
No Score Yet 50% Made in Paris Director,
Writer
- 2006
No Score Yet 35% Small Cuts Director,
Writer
- 2002
81% 83% Lumumba Writer $684.1K 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Augustin, King of Kung-Fu The movie director (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Night of Destiny Producer,
Writer
- 1999
No Score Yet 76% Rien sur Robert Director,
Writer
- 1998
85% 83% Secret Defense Writer - 1998
67% 41% Genealogies of a Crime Writer $76.8K 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Encore Director,
Screenwriter
- 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Up Down Fragile Writer - 1995
No Score Yet 80% Don't Forget You're Going to Die Psychiatrist (Character) - 1995
93% 80% My Favorite Season Writer $25.3K 1993
100% 79% The Gang of Four Screenwriter - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Golden Eighties Screenwriter - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheaters Screenwriter - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love on the Ground Screenwriter - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Liberty Belle Screenwriter - 1983
No Score Yet 39% The Bronte Sisters Screenwriter - 1979
No Score Yet 64% Moi, Pierre Rivière, Ayant Égorgé Ma Mère, Ma Soeur et Mon Frère ... Writer - 1976

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chillers Writer 1990

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