Tuesday, October 28, 2014

RIP Daniel Boulanger

The writer Daniel Boulanger has died
Le Figaro
Daniel Boulanger, writer, screenwriter and actor, the new Prix Goncourt in 1974 with "Whip check!" and has starred in films by Godard and Truffaut, died Monday evening at the age of 92 years, announced Tuesday Marie Dabadie, secretary of the Académie Goncourt.
Born January 24, 1922 in Compiègne, Oise, France, he was a member of the Académie Goncourt 1983 to 2008. The author of fifty books, news and drama, Daniel Boulanger published his first novels in the late 1950s, including L'Ombre and Le Gouverneur Polygame.
His work was often concerned with provincial society, and humbled in that he finds untapped wealth.
Awarded the Prize of the French Academy in 1971, Daniel Boulanger was also a screenwriter and dialogue writer for film and television ("Deux hommes dans la ville", by José Giovanni, in 1973, "Merveilleuse Angélique", by Bernard Borderie, in "L'Homme de Rio", by Philippe de Broca, in 1964, "Les Pétroleuses" (“The Legend of Frenchie King”), by Christian-Jacque in 1971).
Bald, stocky, very jovial, he also played several supporting roles during the New Wave, including generic set of "A bout de souffle", from "La Mariée était en noir", to "Domicile conjugal ou de "Tirez sur le pianiste".
BOULANGER, Daniel (Daniel Michel Auguste Boulanger)
Born: 1/24/1922, Compiègne, Oise, France
Died: 10/27, 2014, Paris, Île‑de‑France, France
Daniel Bloulanger’s western – screenwriter:
The Legend of Frenchie King – 1971

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