Edouard Molinaro
Date of Birth
May 31, 1928
Birth Place:
Bordeaux, France

Biography

An amateur filmmaker, Molinaro began working on industrial films and documentaries in the '50s, and in 1958 helmed his first feature. His flair for comedy began surfacing in the '60s with Une Ravissante Idiote (aka A Ravishing Idiot) and La Chasse A L'Homme (aka Male Hunt). In the late '70s Molinaro had a huge international hit (and scored two Oscar nominations, including one for Best Director)...