Yves Boisset

Yves Boisset

Boisset at the 23rd Cinematic Encounters of Cannes.
Born (1939-03-14) 14 March 1939
Paris, France
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1966-present

Yves Boisset (born 14 March 1939) is a French film director and scriptwriter.

Boisset began his career as an assistant director. After working with such directors as Hossein, Ciampi and Clement, he began directing short films until the late 1960s when he made his feature film debut. Boisset frequently contributes to the scripts he shoots and is known for his fast-paced action-adventures and his social and political thrillers. His 1972 film L'Attentat entered into the 8th Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Silver Prize.[1]


As director


  1. "8th Moscow International Film Festival (1973)". MIFF. Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-03.
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