To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jacques Deray
Jacques Deray (1976).png
Jacques Deray on the set of the film Le Gang, in 1976
Born
Jacques Desrayaud

(1929-02-19)19 February 1929
Died10 August 2003(2003-08-10) (aged 74)[1]
OccupationFilm director
screenwriter
Years active1952–1995

Jacques Deray (born Jacques Desrayaud; 19 February 1929 – 9 August 2003) was a French film director and screenwriter. Deray is prominently known for directing many crime and thriller films.[1][2][3][4]

Biography

Born Jacques Desrayaud in Lyon, France, in 1929 to a family of Lyon industrialists.[1] At the age of 19 he went to Paris to study drama under René Simon.[1][4] Deray played minor roles on the stage and in films from the age of 19. From 1952, Deray worked as assistant to a number of directors, including Luis Buñuel, Gilles Grangier, Jules Dassin, and Jean Boyer.[1][4]

Deray's first film was the drama Le Gigolo released in 1960. Deray was fascinated by American film noir and began to focus on crime stories. Deray's early work includes Du rififi à Tokyo, an homage to Jules Dassin's Rififi.[4] Deray's reputation was established with the 1969 film La Piscine which starred Romy Schneider and Alain Delon.[4] La Piscine was not distributed widely outside France, but the follow-up gave Deray his biggest international hit with Borsalino, a film starring Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo about two small-time gangsters who murder their way to the top in bustling 1930s Marseilles.[1][4]

Deray became dedicated to the genre that won him favor with audiences and continued to make thrillers, action films, and spy films throughout the rest of his career adapting works of both French and English authors including Georges Simenon, Jean-Patrick Manchette, and Derek Raymond.[1] In 1981, Deray served as president of the jury of the 34th Cannes Film Festival.[5] Deray's last theatrical release was L'Ours en peluche in 1994. Deray worked professionally in television until his death in 2003.[1] On his death, French President Jacques Chirac praised Deray, noting his "innate sense of storytelling and action" and adding that "France has lost one of its most talented filmmakers."[2]

Filmography

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h German, Yuri. "Jacques Deray: Overview". Allmovie. Retrieved January 2, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Jacques Deray, 74; Directed French Thrillers, Crime Dramas". Los Angeles Times. August 11, 2003. Retrieved January 2, 2011.
  3. ^ "'French Hitchcock' Deray dies". BBC. August 10, 2003. Retrieved January 2, 2011.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Vallance, Tom (August 13, 2003). "Jacques Deray". The Independent. Retrieved January 2, 2011.
  5. ^ Prial, Frank J. (23 May 1981). "Gilles Jacob, the Man Behind the Films at the Cannes Festival". The New York Times. p. 11. Retrieved 19 November 2021.

External links

This page was last edited on 11 December 2021, at 01:27
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.