Philippe de Broca born in 1933 worked as an assistant for Claude Chabrol and Francois Truffaut ( “Les 400 coups” aka “The 400 blows” ). From 1960 to 2004 he directed over 30 full-length feature films, including the highly successful adventure movies such as “That Man from Rio” (L’Homme de Rio) in 1964 and “Le Magnifique” in 1973, romantic comedies
Philippe de Broca, in full Philippe-Claude-Alex de Broca, (born March 15, 1933, Paris, France—died November 25, 2004, Neuilly-sur-Seine), French film director best known for his eccentric, irreverent comedies, made with enthusiasm and technical skill.
Born Philippe Claude Alex de Broca de Ferrussac in Paris, France, he is known for his French New Wave frenetic film comedies. A former assistant to François Truffaut , his career spanned five decades and dozens of films.
Philippe de Broca : Les jeux de l’amour + Le farceur + L’amant de cinq jours + Un Monsieur de compagnie. Unrated. DVD Francia. $104.42 (1 used & new offers) Blu-ray. $44.18 (3 used & new offers) See All Formats. King Of Hearts 2018. NR. CC. Prime Video. $3.99 – $9.99 $ 3 99-$ 9 99 Rent or Buy . 4.6 out of 5 stars 168.