Philippe de Broca

Director, Screenwriter, Producer
An assistant to New Wave directors Francois Truffaut and Claude Chabrol, Phillippe de Broca made his directorial debut in 1959 with "Les jeux de l'amour". His best known film remains "King of Hearts" (1966), a whimsical ... Read more »
Born: 03/15/1933 in Paris, FR

Filmography

Director (27)

Vipere du Poing 2004 (Movie)

(Director)

On Guard! 2002 (Movie)

(Director)

Amazone 2000 (Movie)

(Director)

The Greenhouse 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Les Cles du Paradis 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Sheherazade 1990 (Movie)

(Director)

Chouans! 1988 (Movie)

(Director)

La Gitane 1984 (Movie)

(Director)

L' Africain 1982 (Movie)

(Director)

Psy 1980 (Movie)

(Director)

On a vole la cuisse de Jupiter 1978 (Movie)

(Director)

Tendre Poulet 1978 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Cavaleur 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Julie pot de colle 1976 (Movie)

(Director)

L' Incorrigible 1974 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Magnifique 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

Chere Louise 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

La Poudre d'escampette 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

The Devil By the Tail 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

King of Hearts 1967 (Movie)

(Director)

Cartouche 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

That Man From Rio 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

Up To His Ears 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

The Seven Deadly Sins 1963 (Movie)

(("Gluttony"/"La Gourmandise")) (Director)

Le Farceur 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

The Five-Day Lover 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

The Love Game 1960 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (23)

Vipere du Poing 2004 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

On Guard! 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Amazone 2000 (Movie)

(From Story)

Amazone 2000 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Greenhouse 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Les Cles du Paradis 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sheherazade 1990 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Chouans! 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Gitane 1984 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

La Gitane 1984 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

L' Africain 1982 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

On a vole la cuisse de Jupiter 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Tendre Poulet 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Le Cavaleur 1977 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

L' Incorrigible 1974 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Poudre d'escampette 1970 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Devil By the Tail 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cartouche 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

That Man From Rio 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Up To His Ears 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Le Farceur 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Five-Day Lover 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Love Game 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Actor (3)

Cartouche 1964 (Movie)

(Actor)

Breathless 1961 (Movie)

(Actor)

Handsome Serge 1958 (Movie)

Jacques Rivette de la Chasuble (Actor)
Production Management (3)

Web of Passion 1960 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)

The 400 Blows 1959 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)

Handsome Serge 1958 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)
Producer (1)

King of Hearts 1967 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

An assistant to New Wave directors Francois Truffaut and Claude Chabrol, Phillippe de Broca made his directorial debut in 1959 with "Les jeux de l'amour". His best known film remains "King of Hearts" (1966), a whimsical fable about a WWI soldier (Alan Bates) in a French town populated exclusively by former inmates of the insane asylum. "Hearts" was the first of de Broca's films to be produced under his own Fildebroc production banner.

Relationships

Suzanne de Broca

Mother

Michelle Broca

Wife
divorced

Yves Broca

Father

Margot Kidder Actor

Wife
Married in 1983 divorced in 1984

EDUCATION

Ecole Technique de Photographie et de Cinematographie

Paris

Milestones

2002

Directed the drama feature "On Guard!," released in France as "Le Bossu" (1997)

1967

Fildebroc's first film for another director, "Ne jouez pas avec les Martiens" (dir. Henri Lanoe)

1966

First feature for own production company (Fildebroc) and first feature as producer, "Le roi de coeur/The King of Hearts" (also director; co-writer; bit part)

1960

Bit part in Jean-Luc Godard's "Breathless"

1959

Feature directing and co-writing debut, "Les jeux de l'amour"

1954

Directed and photographed three short films; debut, "Salon nautique"

1953

Joined a Saharan expedition as a cameraman

Worked as assistant director on features by Henri Decoin, Francois Truffaut and Claude Chabrol

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