Cyril Gély is a scripwriter, novelist and playwright.
His plays include : SIGNE´ DUMAS (7 nomination at the Molière Awards including Best play and Grand Prix de l’Académie Française), and DIPLOMATIE.
As a screenwriter, he wrote the adaptation of DIPLOMATIE and MONSIEUR CHOCOLAT (with Omar Sy).
DIPLOMATIE has been created in Paris starring Niels Arestrup and André Dussollier at Théâtre de la Madeleine in 2011. The play has been nominated for a Globe de Cristal (award given by the French press) and both actors have also been nominated for the Molière Awards for Best actor in 2012.
It has been adapted for the screen, directed by Volker Schlöndorff starring the same both actors who created the stage version.
DIPLOMATIE, the play has also been, or will be, produced in Germany, Denmark, Italy, Hungary as well as this Australian production.
Awards: Cyril Gély received the Best Screenplay at the Shanghai International Film Festival and the Cesar Award 2015 for Best Adaptation.