Biography

French director Alain Corneau was best known for his debut film France Société Anonyme in 1974 for which he also assisted on the score. Prior to becoming a director, Corneau was a jazz musician who worked and studied in the U.S. He next became an assistant director for a few years and also wrote scripts. Among his better known screenplays was that for Nadine Trintignant's Defense de Savoir (1972). ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi