Michel Boisrond

Michel Jacques Boisrond (9 October 1921, Châteauneuf-en-Thymerais – 10 November 2002, La Celle-Saint-Cloud) was a French film director and screenwriter.[1] His work spanned five decades, from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Michel Boisrond
Michel Jacques Boisrond

(1921-10-09)9 October 1921
Died10 November 2002(2002-11-10) (aged 81)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1947–2002


A former apprentice of Jean Delannoy, Jean Cocteau, and René Clair, Michel Boisrond debuted as a full-fledged director in 1955 with Cette Sacrée Gamine starring Brigitte Bardot.

His works typically fall into the comedy, romance, or comedy drama genres.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1947 Histoire de chanter Assistant Director Directed by Gilles Grangier
Rocambole Directed by Jacques de Baroncelli
La revanche de Baccarat Directed by Jacques de Baroncelli
Rendez-vous à Paris Directed by Gilles Grangier (2)
1948 Ruy Blas Directed by Pierre Billon
1949 Jo la Romance Directed by Gilles Grangier (3)
1950 Beauty and the Devil Directed by René Clair
1951 Les petites Cardinal Directed by Gilles Grangier (4)
Deux sous de violettes Technical collaborator Directed by Jean Anouilh
1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro Assistant Director Directed by Henry King
Beauties of the Night Directed by René Clair (2)
1953 Un acte d'amour Directed by Anatole Litvak
Un caprice de Caroline chérie Directed by Jean-Devaivre
1954 Crainquebille Directed by Ralph Habib
1955 The Grand Maneuver Directed by René Clair (3)
Interdit de séjour Directed by Maurice de Canonge
Escale à Orly Directed by Jean Dréville
Mr. Arkadin Production manager Directed by Orson Welles
1956 Lorsque l'enfant paraît Director
Naughty Girl Director & Writer
C'est arrivé à Aden...
1957 La Parisienne
1959 Women Are Weak Nominated - Mar del Plata International Film Festival - Best Film
Come Dance with Me
Way of Youth Director
1960 Love and the Frenchwoman
1961 Famous Love Affairs
Un soir sur la plage Director & Writer
1962 Tales of Paris
Comment réussir en amour Director
1964 Comment trouvez-vous ma soeur?
Comment épouser un premier ministre
Cherchez l'idole Director & Producer
1966 Atout cœur à Tokyo pour OSS 117 Director
1967 L'homme qui valait des milliards Director & Writer
Le Samouraï Actor
1968 La leçon particulière Director, Writer & Actor
1970 Du soleil plein les yeux Director & Writer
1971 On est toujours trop bon avec les femmes Director
1972 Le petit poucet
1974 Dis-moi que tu m'aimes Director & Writer
1975 Catherine et Compagnie Director
1977-78 Les folies Offenbach TV Mini-Series
1981 Histoire contemporaine Director & Writer TV Mini-Series
1982 Toutes griffes dehors Director TV Mini-Series
1984 Tout comme un homme TV Movie
Le Bon Plaisir Actor Directed by Francis Girod
1986-87 Le Tiroir secret Director TV Mini-Series
1986-91 Série rose TV Series (4 Episodes)
1987 Cinéma 16 TV Series (1 Episode)
1989-90 Le retour d'Arsène Lupin TV Series (2 Episodes)
1991 Marie Curie, une femme honorable TV Mini-Series
1992 Séparément vôtre TV Movie
1993 Meurtre en ut majeur Director & Writer TV Movie
1995 L'histoire du samedi Writer TV Series (1 Episode)
Police des polices Director TV Series (6 Episodes)


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