Daniel Toscan Du Plantier
Daniel Toscan du Plantier
French actor and Producer
He was born
Former wives: Marie Christine Barrault, Francesca Comencini, Sophie Bouniol. He was also the companion of Isabella Rossellini, Isabelle Huppert and Ann-Gisel Glass
He died of
a heart attack in
Toscan du Plantier was the president of the
He was one of the founders of the festival of film of Marrakech.
He was the ambassador and tireless artisan of French movies, a lover of the seventh art and of music. (Pioneer of the movies he participated in operas such as Mr. Giovanni, Boris Godounov, Carmen, the Bohême, the Rough one, Parsifal).
Toscan du Plantier travelled frequently throughout the world as the president
of Unifrance, an agency responsible for the promotion of the French movies
abroad. He organized festivals in countries
such as the
Chambéry, Toscan du Plantier obtained a diploma of the
1975 He became director of Gaumont. He produced films such as "Cousin Cousine" (Jean-Chat Tacchella), "Mr. Giovanni" (Losey), "A nous amours", "Police", "Sous le soleil de Satan", “Van Gogh" of Pialat, "la cite des femmes" (Fellini).
1980 He won a Palm d’Or for “Sous le Soleil de Satan” and worked with actors like Gérard Depardieu, Isabelle Huppert, Marie-Christine Barrault
produced “Mr. Giovanni” in
1985, Toscan du Plantier was named director of Erato Disques and of his subsidiary Euripide Productions.
Décembre: His 38 year old wife Sophie Bouniol Toscan was murdered in
1998 Daniel Toscan du Plantier married his assistant Melita Nicolitch
2003 February 11, Daniel Toscan du Plantier died as a consequence of a heart attack, while he was at the Berlin Film Festival.