CHRISTIAN-JAQUE (byname of CHRISTIAN MAUDET; 4 September 1904 – 8
July 1994) was a French filmmaker . From 1954 to 1959, he was married
Christian-Jaque's 1946 film A Lover\'s Return was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival . He won the Best Director award at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival for his popular swashbuckler Fanfan la Tulipe . At the 2nd Berlin International Film Festival , he won the Silver Bear award for the same film. In 1959, he was a member of the jury at the 1st Moscow International Film Festival .
Christian-Jaque began his motion picture career in the 1920s as an art director and production designer. By the early 1930s, he had moved into screenwriting and directing. He continued working into the mid-1980s, though from 1970 on, most of his work was done for television. In 1979, he was a member of the jury at the 11th Moscow International Film Festival .
* 1 Selected filmography
* 1.1 Director * 1.2 Art director * 1.3 Actor
* 2 References * 3 External links
* Josette (1937)
* Francis The First (1937)
* Boys\' School (1938)
Ernest the Rebel (1938)
Who Killed Santa Claus?
* Southern Cross (1932)
* ^ "Festival de Cannes: A Lover\'s Return". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-01-03. * ^ "2nd Berlin International Film Festival: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2009-12-22. * ^ " 1st Moscow International Film Festival (1959)". MIFF. Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. Retrieved 2012-10-27. * ^ " 11th Moscow International Film Festival (1979)". MIFF. Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-14.