Jean-Claude Pautot


He’s not a screenwriter like any other. After a turbulent childhood, he starts the robberies very early and is incarcerated for the first time at 20 years before to escape himself. It passes several times by the box “clink” and “escape” before to reform himself definitively. Jean-Claude Pautot is now on parole. He paints and multiplies art exhibitions.

Crime favourites

bookIn the Belly of the Beast, by Jack Henry Abbott.

movie : HEAT, directed by Michael Mann.

author : James Ellroy.



Jean-Claude Pautot is nominated for the Prix Expérience/Quais du Polar 2017 for Face au mur with Laurent Astier at Casterman editions.