LA NUIT DE SAINT GERMAIN DES PRÈS (1977) starring Michel Galabru, Mort Shuman, and for the first time on screen, a young talented actor named Daniel Auteuil.
La nuit de St Germain des prés, the first Bob Swaim’s feature film marked the re-discovery of a long forgotten french writer Léo Malet, and introduced his character, Nestor Burma, to a new generation of mystery fans.
En 1969, Bob Swaim rencontre Roland Topor avec qui il co-écrira
The early years (1949)
Robert F. Swaim was born in Chicago in 1943. Bob came to France as a student to work on his doctorate in ethnology. He studied at the College de France with Claude Levi-Strauss and with Georges Ballandier at L'Ecole des Langues Orientales.