Colette Audry

Intro French novelist, screenwriter, and critic
A.K.A. コレット・オードリー
Was Politician Screenwriter Writer French Resistance fighter
From France
Type Activism Film, Television, Stage and Radio Literature Military Politics
Gender female
Birth 6 July 1906, Orange, France
Death 20 October 1990, Paris, France (aged 84 years)
Star sign Cancer
Politics Socialist Party, Unified Socialist Party

Colette Audry (6 July 1906 – 20 October 1990) was a French novelist, screenwriter, and critic. Audry was born in Orange, Vaucluse. She won the Prix Médicis for the autobiographical novel Derrière la baignoire (Behind the Bathtub). As a screenwriter she first gained acclaim for The Battle for the Railway and also wrote for her sister Jacqueline. In politics she was a member of the Anti-Stalinist left (she was a member of the Workers and Peasants' Socialist Party) and an associate to Simone de Beauvoir. She died at Issy-les-Moulineaux, aged 84.

Selected filmography

The Misfortunes of Sophie (1946)

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