|Died||11 May 2019 (aged 74)|
Jean-Claude Brisseau (French: [bʁiso]; 17 July 1944 – 11 May 2019) was a French filmmaker best known for his 2002 film Secret Things ("Choses Secrètes") and his 2006 film The Exterminating Angels ("Les Anges exterminateurs").
At the Cannes Film Festival, he was awarded the France Culture Award in 2003 for Secret Things; in 1988 he was awarded the Special Award for the Youth.
In 2002, Brisseau was arrested on charges of sexual harassment after three women came forward accusing him of cajoling them into performing sexual acts on camera by promising them a film role. He was eventually found guilty, fined and given a suspended one-year prison sentence.
He was formerly a professor at La Fémis in Paris.
Brisseau died in Paris on 11 May 2019 at the age of 74.
- Des jeunes femmes disparaissent (1973) (Short film black and white)
- La Croisée des chemins (1975)
- Médiumnité (Mediumship) (1978) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5ezDPMg_28 [archive])
- De bruit et de fureur (Sound and Fury) (1988)
- Noce blanche (White Wedding) (1989)
- Céline (1992)
- L'Ange Noir (The Black Angel) (1994)
- Les Savates du bon Dieu (Workers for the Good Lord) (2000)
- Choses Secrètes (Secret Things) (2002)
- Les Anges Exterminateurs (Exterminating Angels) (2006)
- À l'aventure (2008)
- La fille de nulle part (The Girl from Nowhere) (2012)
- Des jeunes femmes disparaissent (2014) (Short film. Remake of the first in 1973)
- fr:Que le diable nous emporte (2018)
- Locarno 2012 Day 8 : Jean-Claude Brisseau | Olivier Père
- "Berlinale: 1992 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-05-24.
- "French Director Found Guilty Of Sexual Harassment". 30 December 2005.
- "Le cinéaste Jean-Claude Brisseau est mort". Le Monde (in French). 11 May 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
- Jean-Claude Brisseau on IMDb
- Foco - Revista de Cinema, special edition devoted to Jean-Claude Brisseau
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