Bellon, Yannick

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Bellon, Yannick Gender: F
Marie-Annick Bellon
born on 6 April 1924 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Biarritz, France, 43n29, 1w34
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
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French documentary film maker and film editor, intense and intelligent with a lively perception. Her films include Colette (1950) and The Marriage Bureau (1962). The first film she produced on her own was the documentary Goémons (1947), telling how the inhabitants of the island of Béniguet make use of the local seaweed. It won the Grand Prix for documentaries at the Venice Biennale in 1949.

In 1972, she created the production company Les Films de l'Équinoxe, now concentrating on directing a series of feature films. Her films highlighted women's liberation in La Femme de Jean (1974), rape in L'Amour violé (1978), cancer in L'Amour nu (1981) and homosexuality in La Triche (1984).

Marie Annick Bellon was the daughter of Jacques Bellon, a magistrate, and Denise Simone Hulmann, a photographer. On 23 December 1954, she married the journalist Henry Magnan (1919–1965), divorcing in 1963. She was the elder sister of the actress and playwright Loleh Bellon (1925–1999). Yannick Bellon died on 2 June 2019 at age 95.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • other kin relationship with Brunius, Jacques (born 16 September 1906). Notes: Uncle/ niece


  • Work : Prize 1949 (Grand Prix for documentaries at the Venice Biennale)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1950 (Colette)
  • Relationship : Marriage 23 December 1954 (Henry Magnan)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1962 (The Marriage Bureau)
  • Relationship : Divorce dates 23 December 1963 (Henry Magnan)
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  • Death of Sibling 22 May 1999 (Her sister Loleh Bellon)
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Source Notes

Bordoni quotes De Lescaut for B.C., Vol. 4: Didier Geslain same from B.C. No.82.

Didier Geslain archive, 'Cinema Realisateurs' pdf file, p. 21.


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Documentaries)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Films)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Production jobs (Editor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Grand Prix for documentaries at the Venice Biennale)