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Daniel Toscan du Plantier
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Daniel Toscan du Plantier

07 April 1941 - 11 February 2003

Actor, Executive Producer, Producer, Associate Producer, Co-producer, Participant

    Filmography (96)

    Fellini, I'm a Born Liar

    Fellini, I'm a Born Liar

    (2003)

    Above the Clouds

    Above the Clouds

    (2001)

    Karmen

    Karmen

    (2001)

    Day Off

    Day Off

    (2001)

    Tosca

    Tosca

    (2000)

    The Marcorelle Affair

    The Marcorelle Affair

    (2000)

    The Stand-in / A Belly Full

    The Stand-in / A Belly Full

    (2000)

    Civilized People

    Civilized People

    (2000)

    Les Savates du bon Dieu

    Les Savates du bon Dieu

    (2000)

    One 4 All

    One 4 All

    (1999)

    La Dilettante

    La Dilettante

    (1999)

    Bambola

    Bambola

    (1997)

    The Comedian

    The Comedian

    (1997)

    The Chambermaid of the Titanic

    The Chambermaid of the Titanic

    (1997)

    Bassin de J.W. (Le)

    Bassin de J.W. (Le)

    (1997)

    Quadrille

    Quadrille

    (1996)

    Désiré

    Désiré

    (1995)

    Madame Butterfly

    Madame Butterfly

    (1995)

    Waati

    Waati

    (1995)

    Deluge (The)

    Deluge (The)

    (1994)

    Les Miserables

    Les Miserables

    (1994)

    One Hundred and One Nights

    One Hundred and One Nights

    (1994)

    Seven Sundays

    Seven Sundays

    (1994)

    The Ring with a Crowned Eagle - Jaquette DVD Pologne

    The Ring with a Crowned Eagle

    (1994)

    Dead Tired

    Dead Tired

    (1994)

    Et ensuite le feu

    Et ensuite le feu

    (1993)

    Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy

    Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy

    (1993)

    Letter-Writer (The)

    Letter-Writer (The)

    (1993)

    In the Country of Juliets

    In the Country of Juliets

    (1992)

    Branches de l'arbre (Les)

    Branches de l'arbre (Les)

    (1991)

    Van Gogh

    Van Gogh

    (1991)

    Korczak

    Korczak

    (1990)

    Boris Godounov

    Boris Godounov

    (1989)

    The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    (1989)

    Lumière du lac (La)

    Lumière du lac (La)

    (1988)

    La Bohême

    La Bohême

    (1988)

    Under the Sun of Satan

    Under the Sun of Satan

    (1987)

    Travelling avant

    Travelling avant

    (1987)

    Police

    Police

    (1985)

    Death in a French Garden

    Death in a French Garden

    (1985)

    Love on the Quiet

    Love on the Quiet

    (1984)

    Good King Dagobert

    Good King Dagobert

    (1984)

    Petit Con

    Petit Con

    (1984)

    And the Ship Sails on

    And the Ship Sails on

    (1984)

    To Our Loves

    To Our Loves

    (1983)

    Benvenuta

    Benvenuta

    (1983)

    Équateur

    Équateur

    (1983)

    L'Argent

    L'Argent

    (1983)

    The Moon in the Gutter

    The Moon in the Gutter

    (1983)

    The Little Bunch

    The Little Bunch

    (1983)

    The Eyes, the Mouth

    The Eyes, the Mouth

    (1982)

    Marquis of Grillo

    Marquis of Grillo

    (1982)

    La Truite (The Trout)

    La Truite (The Trout)

    (1982)

    Querelle

    Querelle

    (1982)

    The Roaring Forties

    The Roaring Forties

    (1982)

    That Night in Varennes

    That Night in Varennes

    (1982)

    Guy de Maupassant

    Guy de Maupassant

    (1982)

    Deep Water

    Deep Water

    (1981)

    Knock on Wood / The Goat

    Knock on Wood / The Goat

    (1981)

    A Mother, a Daughter

    A Mother, a Daughter

    (1981)

    L'Amour trop fort

    L'Amour trop fort

    (1981)

    On n'est pas des anges... elles non plus

    On n'est pas des anges... elles non plus

    (1981)

    The Prodigal Daughter

    The Prodigal Daughter

    (1981)

    Une merveilleuse journée

    Une merveilleuse journée

    (1980)

    City of Women

    City of Women

    (1980)

    Umbrella Coup

    Umbrella Coup

    (1980)

    The Inheritance

    The Inheritance

    (1980)

    All Stars

    All Stars

    (1979)

    Voyage en douce

    Voyage en douce

    (1979)

    Traffic Jam

    Traffic Jam

    (1979)

    Don Giovanni

    Don Giovanni

    (1979)

    The Red Sweater

    The Red Sweater

    (1979)

    Messidor

    Messidor

    (1979)

    Hothead

    Hothead

    (1979)

    Woman in a Twilight Garden

    Woman in a Twilight Garden

    (1978)

    Perceval - Poster France

    Perceval

    (1978)

    Le Temps des vacances

    Le Temps des vacances

    (1978)

    Judith Therpauve

    Judith Therpauve

    (1978)

    My First Love

    My First Love

    (1978)

    The Savage State

    The Savage State

    (1978)

    Les Petits Câlins

    Les Petits Câlins

    (1977)

    L'Hôtel de la Plage

    L'Hôtel de la Plage

    (1977)

    Faces of Love

    Faces of Love

    (1977)

    Gloria

    Gloria

    (1977)

    Spoiled Children

    Spoiled Children

    (1977)

    Replay

    Replay

    (1977)

    The Devil, Probably

    The Devil, Probably

    (1977)

    The Blue Country

    The Blue Country

    (1977)

    Maxim's Porter

    Maxim's Porter

    (1976)

    The Big Operator

    The Big Operator

    (1976)

    Pardon Mon Affaire

    Pardon Mon Affaire

    (1976)

    F. Like Fairbanks

    F. Like Fairbanks

    (1976)

    Le Pont de singe

    Le Pont de singe

    (1976)

    Les Vécés étaient fermés de l'intérieur

    Les Vécés étaient fermés de l'intérieur

    (1975)

    Maîtresse

    Maîtresse

    (1975)

    Cousin Cousine

    Cousin Cousine

    (1975)

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    Born in 1941 in Chambéry, in France’s Savoy region, Daniel Toscan du Plantier began his career in the press. He was appointed Advertising Director at France Soir in 1969, then went on to become General Manager at Régie Presse. In 1975 he joined the management of Gaumont, alongside Nicolas Seydoux. In ten years he initiated more than one hundred films, as diverse as "Cousin, Cousine" by Jean-Charles Tachella (1975), "Don Giovanni" by Joseph Losey (1979), "City of Women" by Federico Fellini (1980), "Danton" by Andrzej Wajda (1983), "Fanny and Alexander" by Ingmar Bergman (1983), "Carmen" by Francesco Rosi (1984) and "Loulou"(1980), "To Our Loves" (1983), "Under Satan’s Sun" (1987) and "Van Gogh" (1991), by Maurice Pialat, among others. President of Unifrance (the French association responsible for promoting French films abroad) from 1988, Vice President of the Supervisory Board of the television channel Arte from 1991, President of the "Académie des Césars du Cinéma" from 1992, President of the Toulouse Cinematheque from 1996, Daniel Toscan du Plantier was also President of the Marrakech International Film Festival (founded in 2000). In recent years, Toscan du Plantier participated in the revising of Sacha Guitry’s work for film and television, in collaboration with leading French movie actors (such as Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michel Serrault and Philippe Noiret). He also participated in the production of "La Dilettante" by Pascal Thomas (1999) and "The Marcorelle Affair" by Serge Le Péron, starring Jean-Pierre Léaud. Among his most recent productions, we can mention the film/opera "Tosca," directed by Benoît Jacquot, "Mercredi, folle journée!" by Pascal Thomas and the latest film by Pierre Schoendoerffer, "Là-haut," (released in 2003). Daniel Toscan du Plantier is the author of a number of books, including "L’émotion culturelle," published in 1995. Daniel Toscan du Plantier died February 11, 2003, after suffering a heart attack in Berlin, where he was attending the Berlin International Film Festival.