Movie director, screenwriter, and maker whose film La Classe de Neige won the Jury Reward in the 1998 Cannes Film Event. He was mentored by Francois Truffaut, who helped him produce three short movies and The ultimate way to Walk. He passed away while focusing on the film Therese Desqueyroux, that was screened posthumously in the 2012 Cannes Film Event. His parents had been Jewish and resided in France. He offered as an associate to the fantastic film movie director Jean-Luc Godard before branching out inside a solo career.