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Also Known As: Died: August 1, 1973
Born: October 20, 1917 Cause of Death: cardiac arrest
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Army of Shadows (2006) as Director
Story follows some early French Resistance fighters and how they help the British during World War II.
2.
Un Flic (1972) as Director
A bank robbery in small town ends with one of the robbers being wounded.
3.
Red Circle, The (1970) as Director
Corey is an aristocratic thief who is released from prison the same day as the murderer he enlists to help him in the robbery of a wealthy mob boss.
4.
Le Samourai (1967) as Director
Hitman Jeff Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught. One night however, after killing a night-club owner, he's seen by witnesses. His efforts to provide himself with an alibi fail and more and more he gets driven into a corner.
5.
Doulos--The Finger Man (1964) as Director
Burglar Maurice Faugel has just finished his sentence. He murders Gilbert Vanovre, a receiver, and steals the loot of a break-in. He is also preparing a house-breaking, and his friend Silien brings him the needed equipment. But Silien is a police informer ... A movie whose "all characters are two-faced, all characters are false", according to director Jean-Pierre Melville.
6.
Magnet of Doom (1963) as Director
A French businessman with shady dealings flees to America with his assistant, the latter trying to secretly bilk him out of his money.
7.
Leon Morin, Priest (1961) as Director
During the Nazi occupation of France, a troubled young woman, also an atheist, meets a priest who converts her to Catholicism.
9.
Bob le Flambeur (1955) as Director
An old gangster and gambler decides to rob a gambling casino.
11.
Les enfants terribles (1952) as Director
A brother and sister close themselves off from the world by playing an increasingly intense series of mind games with the people who dare enter their lair.
12.
Silence of the Sea (1949) as Director
A cultured German officer billeted in a French house has a change of heart when he sees occupied Paris.

Cast (feature film)

13.
Landru (1963) as Mandel
France, WWI. Landru, the father of four Children, contacts Parisian women through newspapers, seduces and eventually kills them in order to feed his little family.
14.
Breathless (1961) as Parvulesco
A small-time hood hides out from the cops with his American girlfriend.

Writer (feature film)

15.
Army of Shadows (2006) as Screenwriter
Story follows some early French Resistance fighters and how they help the British during World War II.
16.
Red Circle, The (2003)
A convict, an escaped murderer and an ex-police sharp shooter, join forces to rob the convict's mob boss.
17.
Good Thief, The (2002) as Source Material (From Original Screenplay)
Set against the glitzy backdrop of the French Riviera, aging gambler Bob Montagnet is about to gamble it all on the casino heist of a lifetime; a spectatcular sleight of hand--two heists, one real, one not, but which is which? Under the watchful eye of Roger, a policeman who would as soon save his l
18.
Un Flic (1972) as Screenwriter
A bank robbery in small town ends with one of the robbers being wounded.
19.
Red Circle, The (1970) as Screenwriter
Corey is an aristocratic thief who is released from prison the same day as the murderer he enlists to help him in the robbery of a wealthy mob boss.
20.
Le Samourai (1967) as Screenwriter
Hitman Jeff Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught. One night however, after killing a night-club owner, he's seen by witnesses. His efforts to provide himself with an alibi fail and more and more he gets driven into a corner.
21.
Doulos--The Finger Man (1964) as Screenwriter
Burglar Maurice Faugel has just finished his sentence. He murders Gilbert Vanovre, a receiver, and steals the loot of a break-in. He is also preparing a house-breaking, and his friend Silien brings him the needed equipment. But Silien is a police informer ... A movie whose "all characters are two-faced, all characters are false", according to director Jean-Pierre Melville.
22.
Magnet of Doom (1963) as Screenwriter
A French businessman with shady dealings flees to America with his assistant, the latter trying to secretly bilk him out of his money.
23.
Leon Morin, Priest (1961) as Screenwriter
During the Nazi occupation of France, a troubled young woman, also an atheist, meets a priest who converts her to Catholicism.
24.
Bob le Flambeur (1955) as Screenwriter
An old gangster and gambler decides to rob a gambling casino.

Producer (feature film)

25.
Bob le Flambeur (1955) as Producer
An old gangster and gambler decides to rob a gambling casino.
26.
Les enfants terribles (1952) as Producer
A brother and sister close themselves off from the world by playing an increasingly intense series of mind games with the people who dare enter their lair.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

27.
Koroshi (2000)
Recently laid off from the company he's worked at his whole life, a man is unable to tell his wife the news and drives off everyday as if he's still going to work. But when a starnger approaches the man and offers him a job working as a hitman, he's unable to resist the money. Soon the man has taken
28.
Koroshi (2000)
Recently laid off from the company he's worked at his whole life, a man is unable to tell his wife the news and drives off everyday as if he's still going to work. But when a starnger approaches the man and offers him a job working as a hitman, he's unable to resist the money. Soon the man has taken

Director (short)

29.
Vingt-quatre heures de la vie d'un clown (1945)
This short film looks at the daily routine of a music hall clown.

Writer (short)

30.
Vingt-quatre heures de la vie d'un clown (1945)
This short film looks at the daily routine of a music hall clown.

Producer (short)

31.
Vingt-quatre heures de la vie d'un clown (1945)
This short film looks at the daily routine of a music hall clown.

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