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Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, CA Profession: director of photography, director

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Principle figure of Quebecois cinema who established himself as a leading cinema verite cinematographer and director in the late 1950s. Brault is noted for his acclaimed collaborations with Jean Rouch (who called him the "greatest cameraman in the world") and countryman Claude Jutra.

Principle figure of Quebecois cinema who established himself as a leading cinema verite cinematographer and director in the late 1950s. Brault is noted for his acclaimed collaborations with Jean Rouch (who called him the "greatest cameraman in the world") and countryman Claude Jutra.

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DIRECTOR:

2.
  Long Winter, The (1999) Director
3.
  My Friend Max (1994) Director
4.
  Montreal Vu Par... (1991) Director ("La Derniere Partie")
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  Paper Wedding, A (1989) Director
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  Orderers (1974)
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  Les Ordres (1974) Director
8.
  Acadie, l'Acadie, L' (1971) Director
9.
  The Adolescents (1967) Dir of "Geneviève"

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Made two amateur short films with Claude Jutra: "Le dement du lac Jean Jeune" (1947) and "Movement Perpetuel" (1949)
1950:
During summer vacation worked as cameraman for National Film Board of Canada
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Worked in TV
1956:
Joined National Film Board as director of photography
1956:
First credit as director of photography, Claude Jutra's short "Pierrot des bois"
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Co-photographed and co-directed four short films
1963:
First feature-length film as co-writer, co-director of photography and co-director (with Pierre Perrault), "Pour la suite du monde/The Moontrap"
1964:
Directed "Genevieve" segment of feature, "La fleur de l'age ou les adolescentes"
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Education

College de St Jean: St Jean , Quebec -
University of Montreal: Montreal , Quebec -

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