Jean-Claude Brisseau, French film director, Died at 74

Jean-Claude Brisseau was born on July 17, 1944, and died in May 2019.

He was a French producer.

He was noted for his 2002 film Secret Things (“Choses Secrètes”) and his 2006 film The Exterminating Angels (“Les Anges exterminateurs”).

Jean-Claude Brisseau’s film Céline was designated for the Golden Bear Award at the 42nd Berlin International Film Festival.

At the Cannes Film Festival, Brisseau was granted the France Culture Award in 2003 for Secret Things; in 1988 he was granted the Special Award for the Youth.

During 2002, he was captured on charges of lewd behavior after three ladies approached blaming him for persuading them into performing sexual follows up on camera by promising them a film job.

Brisseau was inevitably discovered blameworthy, fined and given a suspended one-year jail sentence.

Brisseau was in the past an educator at La Fémis in Paris.

Jean-Claude Brisseau passed away at 74 years old.