Born September 17, 1931 in France. After a first novel in 1957, he begins a long career in screenwriting. Notably, he works with Bunuel for 19 years until the director’s death. This includes such films as Belle de Jour (1967), The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), The Phantom of Liberty (1974), That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) and The Milky Way (1969). He also does scripts for such directors as Louis Malle, Milos Forman and adaptations of Cyrano de Bergerac, The Tin Drum, and The Unbearable Lightness of Being. This is not the first time Carriere has tackled the subject of the French revolution: he also wrote the screenplay for Andrzej Wajda’s Danton.
He is as well the author of numerous novels and books.
This is his first script for a graphic novel.