1931 - 1990
The director and screen writer Jacques Demy first studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Nantes and afterwards at the Ecole Technique de Photographie et de Cinématographie in Paris.
With this knowledge he began his film career as an assistant for Paul Grimault and his animation movies. During this period Jacques Demy had the chance to direct first own short movies like "Le sabotier du val de Loire" (55), "Le bel indifférent" (57) and "Ars" (59).
His first motion picture as a director and screen writer he realised
in 1961 with "Lola" (61).
The number of his cinematical works remained low in the next years, still he was able to realised impressive productions like "Peau d'âne" (70), "The Pied Piper" (72), "Lady Oscar" (79), "Une chambre en ville" (82), "Parking" (85) and "La table tournante" (88).
Jacques Demy died at the age of 59 because of Aids in 1990. He was married
with the director Agnes Varda.
Other movies from Jacques Demy (Director):