Guy Casaril

Guy Casaril (1933-1996) was a French film director, screenwriter and non-fiction writer.[1] His first film, L'Astragale, was a cinematic adaptation of an eponymous novel by Albertine Sarrazin.[2] His biopic about Edith Piaf was lauded by The Catholic Advance out of Wichita, Kansas for "evoking the mood's period and background".[3]

Guy Casaril
Born11 November 1933
Died3 May 1996 (1996-05-04) (aged 62)
OccupationFilm director


Year Title Director Screenwriter
1968 L'Astragale Guy Casaril Guy Casaril
1970 Les Novices Guy Casaril Guy Casaril
1972 Le Rempart des Béguines Guy Casaril Guy Casaril
1974 Piaf Guy Casaril Marc Behm
1975 Émilienne Guy Casaril Guy Casaril, Éric Losfeld, Philippe de Jonas


  • Casaril, Guy (1961). Rabbi Siméon bar Yochaï et la cabbale. Paris: Éditions du Seuil. OCLC 145391.
  • Casaril, Guy (1961). La magie quotidienne. Paris: Societe des Editions Modernes. OCLC 613473858.


  1. "Guy Casaril (1933-1996)". Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved October 22, 2016.
  2. Guerrier, Sophie (April 7, 2014). "L'Astragale : il y a 50 ans Le Figaro publiait sa critique". Le Figaro. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  3. ""PIAF--The Early Years" (20th Century-Fox International Classics)". The Catholic Advance. Wichita, Kansas. August 26, 1982. p. 4. Retrieved October 23, 2016 via
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