Toumarkine, Doris
July 2006
Film Journal International;Jul2006, Vol. 109 Issue 7, p72
This article focuses on French writer, playwright, director and producer Francis Veber who is chosen to receive the 2006 Cinema Expo Lifetime Achievement Award. Past recipients of the award are identified. A brief background about his career is presented. His films include Le Grand blond avec un chaussure noire, L'Emmerdeur, Le Jouet, La Cage aux folles, and Le Diner de cons.


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