SWISS FILMS

Barbet Schroeder

Biography

Born in 1941 in Tehran, Iran. 1952 After a childhood in Colombia moves to Paris. Studies Philosophy at the Sorbonne. 1958-63 Works as journalist. Collaborates with Cahiers du Cinéma and Air de Paris. 1962 Assistant to Jean-Luc Godard on “Les carabiniers”. 1963 Founds the production company “Les films du Losange” and produces Eric Rohmer's first two films. 1991 Nominated Best Director, Oscars & Golden Globes, for “Reversal Of Fortune”. 2007 Awarded French César, Best Documentary for “Terror’s Advocate”.

 

Filmography

As director (a selection):

  • 2017 Le vénérable W.
  • 2015 Amnesia
  • 2008 Inju, la bête dans l'ombre
  • 2007 L'avocat de la terreur
  • 2007 Terror's Advocate
  • 2002 Murder By Numbers
  • 2000 Our Lady Of The Assassins
  • 1998 Desperate Measures
  • 1996 Before And After
  • 1995 Kiss Of Death
  • 1992 Single White Female
  • 1990 Reversal Of Fortune
  • 1987 Barfly
  • 1987 The Charles Bukowski Tapes
  • 1984 Tricheurs
  • 1978 Koko, le gorille qui parle
  • 1975 Maîtresse
  • 1974 Général Idi Amin Dada: Autoportrait
  • 1969 More

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