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Name  Pierre Bost

Role  Screenwriter
Siblings  Jacques-Laurent Bost

Born  5 September 1901 Lasalle, Gard, France (1901-09-05)
Occupation  Screenwriter, novelist, and journalist
Died  December 6, 1975, Paris, France
Movies  Forbidden Games, Four Bags Full, Devil in the Flesh, Gervaise, Les amities particulieres
Similar People  Jean Aurenche, Claude Autant‑Lara, Rene Clement, Rene Cloerec, Jean Delannoy

Pierre Bost (5 September 1901, Lasalle, Gard – 6 December 1975, Paris) was a French screenwriter, novelist, and journalist. Primarily a novelist until the 1940s, he was known mainly as a screenwriter after 1945, often collaborating with Jean Aurenche.

In his 1954 article Une Certaine Tendance du Cinéma Français ("A Certain Trend of French Cinema"), François Truffaut attacked the current state of French films, singling out certain screenwriters and producers. The screenwriting team of Bost and Aurenche were criticized for their style of literary adaptations in particular, which Truffaut considered old-fashioned.

The journalist Jacques-Laurent Bost was Pierre Bost's brother.

Selected filmography

  • The Mondesir Heir (1940)
  • The Trump Card (1942)
  • La Symphonie Pastorale (1946)
  • Devil in the Flesh (1947)
  • The Red Inn (1951)
  • Forbidden Games (1952)
  • Le Rouge et le Noir (1954)
  • Gervaise (1956)
  • Les amitiés particulières (1964)
  • The Judge and the Assassin (1976)
  • References

    Pierre Bost Wikipedia


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