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  René Manzor

2019
He directs « MADDY ETCHEBAN » for FONTARAM PROD, starring Cristiana REALI, Arnaud BINARD and Laure PESTER

2018
Publication of his fourth novel « APOCRYPHAL » , CALMANN-LÉVY/Editions de L’épée

(JPG)

2018
He directs « MEURTRES EN LORRAINE  » for MORGANE GROUP & French Channel 3

2017
He directs « MEURTRES EN HAUTE-SAVOIE » for TERENCE FILMS & French Channel 3

2016
Publication of his third novel on October 19th "DANS LES BRUMES DU MAL", CALMANN-LÉVY/Editions de L’épée

2016
He directs for SON & LUMIÈRE and French Channel 3, one episode of the series « MONGEVILLE »

(JPG)

2016-2017
In development :

« THE NAMELESS », a TV series of 6 x 52’ based on his novel "HE WHOSE NAME IS NO MORE"

« DESTINATION MARS », a TV series of 8 x 52’ he creates for New Media Group / Starmedia and Cynergy.

2015
He directs for TELECIP and French Channel 3, two episodes of the series « BLOOD OF THE VINE »
-  "MEDOC SUR ORDONNANCE"
-  "POUR QUI SONNE L’ANGELUS"

2014
Publication of his second novel on May 26th "CELUI DONT LE NOM N’EST PLUS", KERO/Editions de L’épée
Best Thriller Award Cognac 2014

2013
He directs for GMT Productions and TF1 the three hours series finale of « JULIE LESCAUT »
-  "L’AMI PERDU"
-  "TRAGÉDIE"
-  "MÈRE ET FILLES"

(JPG)

2012
Published his first novel « LES ÂMES RIVALES », KERO Editions

2012

He directs for TF1 Productions, « R.I.S. POLICE SCIENTIFIQUE » season 8 premiere "CINDERELLA & CO"

2011
Show Runner and director on the TV series « ALICE NEVERS, LE JUGE EST UNE FEMME »

2009/2010
He writes and directs « TOTAL BLACKOUT » starring Florent PAGNY, Cristiana REALI and Jean-Pierre MARTINS

(PNG)

2008
In development,
-  "LABYRINTH", Writer (screenplay), starring Hilary Swank

2007
Showrunner and director for EGO Productions and TF1, the 8 hours mini series « ALICE NEVERS, LE JUGE EST UNE FEMME » starring Marine DELTERME and Jean-Michel TINIVELLI

2004/2005
He directs for Aubes Productions and TF1, three chapters of the TV series « THE NEGOTIATOR » starring Georges CORRAFACE
-  "ACCIDENT"
-  "THE TARGET"
-  "THE PREDATOR"

(JPG)

2003
He writes and directs « DEDALES » (Labyrinth) a feature film starring Lambert WILSON, Sylvie TESTUD, Frédéric DIEFENTHAL and Michel DUCHAUSSOY

2001
He directs the final chapter of the TV series « LES REDOUTABLES » (Geteve/13e Rue/Universal) « CONFESSION » starring Christopher LEE et Ticky HOLGADO

2000/2002
He writes « MONSIEUR N. » for Loma Nasha production, starring Philippe TORRETON, Richard E. GRANT and Jay RODAN
Official selection at the 2003 Berlin Film Festival Winner of the Fondation Napoléon Grand Prize

(JPG)

1996/1997
He writes and directs « WITCH WAY LOVE » starring Vanessa PARADIS, Gil BELLOWS, Jean RENO et Jeanne MOREAU and Dabney COLEMAN

1994/1995
He writes and directs two movies of the week for Gaumont, Canal + and Trimark Pictures :
-  « WARRIOR SPIRIT » starring Lukas HAAS and Alain Musy
-  « LEGENDS OF THE NORTH » starring Randy QUAID and Georges CORRAFACE

(JPG)

1992/1993
He directs two episodes of Steven SPIELBERG and George LUCAS’ series : « THE YOUNG INDIANA JONES CHRONICLES » for Paramount & ABC
-  VERDUN 1916
-  PARIS 1908

(PNG)

1990/2000
The U.S. Years
Following « 36-15 CODE PERE NOEL » (Pere Noel), René Manzor receives offers of representation in Hollywood. He signs with ICM and launches an American career, both as a writer on various feature films and as a director for television.

For American TV, he directs :
-  « THE HITCHHICKER » (Chesler/USA Network)
-  "WINDOWS" starring David Marshall GRANT
-  "MADE IN PARIS" starring Terence KNOX

-  "A NIGHT OF ABANDON" starring David DUCHOVNY (Showtime)
-  "A GUARDIAN ANGEL" starring Jonathan FRAKES (Fox)

-  "THE HIGHLANDER"starring Adrian PAUL (Rysher - Gaumont)
-  "BAND OF BROTHERS"

-  "THE RAVEN"
-  "CLOAK AND DAGGER" starring Paul JOHANSSON (USA - Gaumont)

(JPG)

1990
He writes and directs his second feature « 36-15 CODE PERE NOEL » (Pere Noel), starring Patrick FLOERSHEIM, Alain MUSY, Brigitte FOSSEY, Louis DUCREUX and François-Eric GENDRON

The film opens the Avoriaz International Film Festival Winner of three major awards at the Rome Film Festival :
-  Best Film
-  Best Director
-  Best Young Actor : Alain MUSY

1988
He writes two episodes for Christian Fechner’s TV series « SUEURS FROIDES » :
-  « LA SUBLIME AVENTURE » which he also directs
-  « LA BELLE OUVRAGE » The series is nominated for the French Sept d’Or TV awards

1986
He writes and directs « LE PASSAGE », his first feature, starring Alain DELON, Christine BOISSON, Jean-Luc MOREAU et Alain MUSY

(JPG)

1984
He writes and directs « LE SANG OU LE TESTAMENT D’UN VIEUX FOU » a cartoon and pilot film for « LE PASSAGE »

1983
He writes and directs « LE SUICIDE DE FRANK EINSTEIN » a short film for Gaumont

1981
He writes and directs « SYNAPSES » a short film of animation Winner of two awards at the Hyères Short film Festival :
-  Best Film
-  Jean-Jacques Perron award
-  The film is screened at the prestigious exposition of the Pompidou Center, "Thirty years of Experimental Cinéma".

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