André Cayatte
Date of Birth
Feb 03, 1909
Birth Place:
Carcassonne, France

Biography

André Cayatte was a lawyer fascinated with the notion of using film to express his opinions about the social and moral status of his native France. He decided to become a filmmaker in the mid-'30s and so left his law practice to begin working as a screenwriter. His first script was for Allegret's Entree des Artistes (1938). A few years later he made his directorial debut (he continued to write or...