Christian-Jaque"s 1946 film A Lover"s Return was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival. Christian-Jaque began his motion picture career in the 1920s as an art director and production designer. By the early 1930s, he had moved into screenwriting and directing.
He continued working into the mid-1980s, though from 1970 on, most of his work was done for television
Christian-Jaque was born in Paris. He died at Boulogne-Billancourt in 1994.