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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Jean-Daniel Simon

Born in 1941, he starts working in the film industry at 17. He was the assistant of french directors such as Vadim, Lelouch, Boisrond, Reichenbach before he became a TV director at the ORTF on different shows : « Cinq colonne à la une », « Dim-Dam-Dom », « Pour le cinéma », etc. He directs his first long feature, « La Fille d’en face », in 1967.