Michel Boisrond

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Michel Boisrond
Michel Jacques Boisrond

(1921-10-09)9 October 1921
Died10 November 2002(2002-11-10) (aged 81)
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active1947–2002

Michel Jacques Boisrond (9 October 1921, Châteauneuf-en-Thymerais – 10 November 2002, La Celle-Saint-Cloud) was a French film director and screenwriter. [1] His work spanned five decades, from the 1950s to the 1990s.



A former apprentice of Jean Delannoy, Jean Cocteau, and René Clair, Michel Boisrond debuted as a full-fledged director in 1955 with Cette Sacrée Gamine starring Brigitte Bardot.

His works typically fall into the comedy, romance, or comedy drama genres. [2]


1947Histoire de chanterAssistant DirectorDirected by Gilles Grangier
RocamboleDirected by Jacques de Baroncelli
La revanche de BaccaratDirected by Jacques de Baroncelli
Rendez-vous à ParisDirected by Gilles Grangier (2)
1948 Ruy Blas Directed by Pierre Billon
1949Jo la RomanceDirected by Gilles Grangier (3)
1950 Beauty and the Devil Directed by René Clair
1951Les petites CardinalDirected by Gilles Grangier (4)
Deux sous de violettesTechnical collaboratorDirected by Jean Anouilh
1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro Assistant DirectorDirected by Henry King
Beauties of the Night Directed by René Clair (2)
1953Un acte d'amourDirected by Anatole Litvak
Un caprice de Caroline chérieDirected by Jean-Devaivre
1954CrainquebilleDirected by Ralph Habib
1955 The Grand Maneuver Directed by René Clair (3)
Interdit de séjourDirected by Maurice de Canonge
Escale à OrlyDirected by Jean Dréville
Mr. Arkadin Production managerDirected by Orson Welles
1956Lorsque l'enfant paraîtDirector
Naughty Girl Director & Writer
It Happened in Aden
1957 La Parisienne
1959 Women Are Weak Nominated - Mar del Plata International Film Festival - Best Film
Come Dance with Me
Way of Youth Director
1960 Love and the Frenchwoman
1961 Famous Love Affairs
Un soir sur la plageDirector & Writer
1962 Tales of Paris
How to Succeed in Love Director
1964 How Do You Like My Sister?
Comment épouser un premier ministre
Cherchez l'idoleDirector & Producer
1966 Atout cœur à Tokyo pour OSS 117 Director
1967L'homme qui valait des milliardsDirector & Writer
Le Samouraï Actor
1968 The Private Lesson Director, Writer & Actor
1970Du soleil plein les yeuxDirector & Writer
1971On est toujours trop bon avec les femmesDirector
1972Le petit poucet
1974 Dis-moi que tu m'aimes Director & Writer
1975 Catherine et Compagnie Director
1977-78Les folies OffenbachTV Mini-Series
1981Histoire contemporaineDirector & WriterTV Mini-Series
1982 Toutes griffes dehors DirectorTV Mini-Series
1984Tout comme un hommeTV Movie
Le Bon Plaisir ActorDirected by Francis Girod
1986-87 Le Tiroir secret DirectorTV Mini-Series
1986-91Série roseTV Series (4 Episodes)
1987Cinéma 16TV Series (1 Episode)
1989-90Le retour d'Arsène LupinTV Series (2 Episodes)
1991Marie Curie, une femme honorableTV Mini-Series
1992Séparément vôtreTV Movie
1993Meurtre en ut majeurDirector & WriterTV Movie
1995L'histoire du samediWriterTV Series (1 Episode)
Police des policesDirectorTV Series (6 Episodes)

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