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Louis Gardel
LOUIS GARDEL is a notable French novelist, screenwriter , and publisher, born in Algiers
Algiers
in 1939. He is also publishing director of Éditions du Seuil
Éditions du Seuil
and a permanent member of the Prix Renaudot jury. CONTENTS * 1 Bibliography * 2 Screenplays * 3 Notes and references * 4 External links BIBLIOGRAPHY * L'Été fracassé (1973) * Couteau de chaleur (1976) * Fort Saganne (1980) (Winner: Grand Prix du roman de l\'Académie française 1980) * Le Beau Rôle (1986) * Notre homme (1987) * Dar baroud (1993) * L’Aurore des bien-aimés (1997) * Grand Seigneur (1999) * La Baie d'Alger (2007)SCREENPLAYS * Radetzky March (film) (1965) Director: Michael Kehlmann
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Screenwriter
A SCREENPLAY WRITER (also called SCREENWRITER for short), SCRIPTWRITER, or SCENARIST is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting , writing screenplays on which mass media , such as films , television programs , comics or video games , are based. CONTENTS * 1 Profession * 2 Film industry * 3 Script doctoring * 4 Development process * 5 Production involvement * 6 Union * 7 See also * 8 References PROFESSION Screenwriting is a freelance profession. No education is required to become a professional screenwriter, just good storytelling abilities and imagination . Screenwriters are not hired employees but contracted freelancers. Most, if not all, screenwriters start their careers writing on speculation (spec) and so write without being hired or paid for it. If such a script is sold, it is called a spec script
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Algiers
ALGIERS (Arabic : الجزائر‎‎, _al-Jazā’er_; Algerian Arabic pronunciation: دزاير Dzayer, Berber : Dzayer tamaneɣt, French : _Alger_) is the capital and largest city of Algeria . In 2011, the city's population was estimated to be around 3,500,000. An estimate puts the population of the larger metropolitan city to be around 5,000,000. Algiers is located on the Mediterranean Sea and in the north-central portion of Algeria. Sometimes nicknamed _El-Behdja_ (البهجة) or alternatively _Alger la Blanche_ (" Algiers the White") for the glistening white of its buildings as seen rising up from the sea, Algiers is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean Sea
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Éditions Du Seuil
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. For the French publishing house, see Éditions du Seuil
Éditions du Seuil
. SEUIL is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France
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Prix Renaudot
The PRIX THéOPHRASTE-RENAUDOT or PRIX RENAUDOT (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a French literary award which was created in 1926 by 10 art critics awaiting the results of deliberation of the jury of the Prix Goncourt
Prix Goncourt
. The Prix Renaudot, while not officially related to the Prix Goncourt, is a kind of complement to it, announcing its laureate at the same time and place as the Prix Goncourt, namely on the first Tuesday of November at the Drouant restaurant in Paris
Paris
. The Renaudot jurors always pick an alternative laureate in case their first choice is awarded the Prix Goncourt. The prize is named after Théophraste Renaudot , who created the first French newspaper in 1631
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Grand Prix Du Roman De L'Académie Française
Le GRAND PRIX DU ROMAN is a French literary award , created in 1918, and given each year by the Académie française
Académie française
. Along with the Prix Goncourt , it is one of the oldest and most prestigious literary awards in France. The Académie française
Académie française
gives out over 60 literary awards each year, the Grand Prix du roman is the most senior for an individual novel
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Michael Kehlmann
MICHAEL KEHLMANN (21 September 1927 – 1 December 2005) was an Austrian television film director and theatre director , screenwriter and actor . He was the father of writer Daniel Kehlmann . During 1951–1953, Kehlmann was the manager of the "Kleines Theater im Konzerthaus", Vienna. He was awarded the J.-Kainz Medal in 1966, the Ehrenmedaille der Stadt Wien in 1966 and the Austrian Honorary Cross for Science and Art in 2002. Kehlmann's television directing credits included Jedem das Seine, Jack Mortimer, Einen Jux will er sich machen, Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Radetzkymarsch (it), Hiob, and Tatort
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Radetzky March (novel)
RADETZKY MARCH (German : Radetzkymarsch) is a 1932 novel by Joseph Roth chronicling the decline and fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire via the story of the Trotta family. Radetzkymarsch is an early example of a story that features the recurring participation of a historical figure, in this case the Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830–1916). Roth continues his account of the Trotta family to the time of the Anschluss in his The Emperor\'s Tomb (Kapuzinergruft, 1938). The novel was published in English translation in 1933, and in a new, more literal, translation in 1995
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Joseph Roth
JOSEPH ROTH, born MOSES JOSEPH ROTH (2 September 1894 – 27 May 1939), was an Austrian- Jewish
Jewish
journalist and novelist, best known for his family saga Radetzky March (1932), about the decline and fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire
Austro-Hungarian Empire
, his novel of Jewish
Jewish
life, Job (1930), and his seminal essay "Juden auf Wanderschaft" (1927; translated into English in The Wandering Jews ), a fragmented account of the Jewish migrations from eastern to western Europe in the aftermath of World War I and the Russian Revolution
Russian Revolution
. In the 21st century, publications in English of Radetzky March and of collections of his journalism from Berlin
Berlin
and Paris
Paris
created a revival of interest in Roth
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Fort Saganne
FORT SAGANNE is a 1984 French war film directed by Alain Corneau and starring Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu
, Philippe Noiret , Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
, and Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau
. Based on the 1980 novel of the same name by Louis Gardel , the film is about a soldier of humble beginnings who volunteers for service in the Sahara in 1911. After falling in love with the beautiful young daughter of the regional administrator, he is ordered to go on missions in the desert, where he engages in several successful campaigns and experiences severe loneliness. Later, while on a diplomatic mission to Paris, he has a brief affair with a journalist
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Alain Corneau
ALAIN CORNEAU (7 August 1943 – 30 August 2010) was a French film director and writer. Corneau was born in Meung-sur-Loire , Loiret
Loiret
. Originally a musician, he worked with Costa-Gavras as an assistant, which was also his first opportunity to work with the actor Yves Montand
Yves Montand
, with whom he would collaborate three times later in his career, including Police Python 357 (1976) and La Menace (1977). He directed Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu
in the screen adaptation of Tous les matins du monde in 1991. Corneau died in Paris
Paris
on 30 August 2010 from cancer , aged 67 and was interred at Père Lachaise Cemetery
Père Lachaise Cemetery
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Nocturne Indien
NOCTURNE INDIEN is a 1989 French film directed by Alain Corneau , based on the novel Notturno Indiano by Italian writer Antonio Tabucchi . CAST AND ROLES * Jean-Hugues Anglade - Rossignol / Xavier * Clémentine Célarié - Christine * Otto Tausig - Peter Schlemihl * T.P
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Indochine (film)
INDOCHINE (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a 1992 French film set in colonial French Indochina during the 1930s to 1950s. It is the story of Éliane Devries, a French plantation owner, and of her adopted Vietnamese daughter, Camille, with the rising Vietnamese nationalist movement set as a backdrop. The screenplay was written by novelist Érik Orsenna , scriptwriters Louis Gardel , Catherine Cohen, and Régis Wargnier
Régis Wargnier
, who also directed the film. The film stars Catherine Deneuve , Vincent Pérez , Linh Dan Pham
Linh Dan Pham
, Jean Yanne and Dominique Blanc . The film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards
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Régis Wargnier
RéGIS WARGNIER (born 18 April 1948) is a French film director , film producer , screenwriter and film score composer . His 1992 film Indochine won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards . His 1995 A French Woman was entered into the 19th Moscow International Film Festival where he won the Silver St. George for the Direction
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East/West
EAST/WEST (French : Est-Ouest; Russian : Восток-Запад) is a 1999 internationally co-produced film directed by Régis Wargnier , starring Sandrine Bonnaire (as Marie), Oleg Menshikov (as Alexei), Sergei Bodrov
Sergei Bodrov
Jr. (as Sasha) and Catherine Deneuve (as Gabrielle). Authors of scenario and dialogue: Rustam Ibragimbekov