Born in May 1945 in a modest family of small northern traders, he was deeply influenced by the figure a brother died before his birth, at the age of 4 years, and he was named René. “A still image has haunted my childhood,” wrote Rene Feret, “This is the black and white photograph of a child of four years which my mother made me look like and whom I am first.”
Filmmaker of the intimate, René Féret has built a very personal work from his family history ( Paul Story , Solemn Communion , The Place the other The Child of the country . He also adapted Doris Lessing, Gladys Huntington and Michel Foucault ( Madame Solario , The Mystery Alexina ) and was inspired by historical characters. Mozart’s Sister in 2010 and recently Anton Chekhov – 1890 is also the author of a novel, Baptism , released by Robert Laffont in 1990 and published in Paperback collection.