Armand Gatti

Screenwriter

Birthday January 26, 1924

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Monaco

DEATH DATE Apr 6, 2017 (93)

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About

A French film director, playwright, screenwriter, poet, and journalist, he was also a French Resistance fighter during World War II. Although he is considered by French film critics to be one of the most important 20th-century filmmakers, he and his work are little known outside of his native country. 

Before Fame

His debut film, Enclosure, won the Silver Prize for Best Director at the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival.

Trivia

He entered his film, El Otro Cristobal, into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.

Family Life

He was the Monaco-born son of an Italian anarchist.

Associated With

He and Eric Zemmour were both French intellectuals and writers.