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Also Known As: Died: December 18, 1999
Born: September 25, 1901 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
L'argent (1983) as Director
A young man innocently passes a counterfeit 500-franc bill in a photographer's shop, which leads to his arrest. Branded a criminal, he turns to crime and destruction.
2.
Le Diable probablement (1977)
Charles drifts through politics, religion and psychoanalysis, rejecting them all. Once he realises the depth of his disgust with the moral and physical decline of the society he lives in, he decides that suicide is the only option...
3.
Devil, Probably, The (1977) as Director
Four disaffected youths, oblivious to their own hypocrisy, bemoan that of the world around them.
4.
Lancelot of the Lake (1974) as Director
A million miles away from 'Camelot' or 'Excalibur', this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials. Arthur's knights, far from being heroic, are conniving and greedy men who, just before the film starts, have failed miserably to find the Holy Grail. Aimlessly resentful at first, the developing relationship between Lancelot and Queen Guinevere focuses their rage, leading to inevitable tragedy...
5.
Quatre nuits d'un reveur (1971) as Director
The 'dreamer' is Jacques, a young painter, who by chance runs into Marthe as she's contemplating suicide on the Pont-Neuf in Paris. They talk, and agree to see each other again the next night. Gradually, he discovers that her lover promised to meet her on the bridge that night, and he failed to turn up. Over the next couple of nights, Jacques falls in love with her - but on the fourth night her original lover returns...
6.
Au hasard, Balthazar (1970) as Director
The lives of a donkey and the girl who named him intertwine.
7.
Mouchette (1970) as Director
A neglected girl in rural France gets mixed up with a murderous poacher.
8.
Trial of Joan of Arc (1965) as Director
Joan of Arc's trial and execution are re-created from the original court records.
9.
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (1964) as Director
10.
Pickpocket (1963) as Director
A down-and-out young man resorts to petty thievery to stay afloat, but the internal turmoil and guilt over his lifestyle constantly causes him to rethink his actions.
11.
Pickpocket (1959)
A man released from jail after serving a sentence for thievery resorts to pickpocketing as a means of survival after his mother dies.
12.
A Man Escaped (1956) as Director
An activist is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape.
13.
Journal d'un curé de campagne (1951) as Director
A young priest taking over a parish tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment.
14.
Les Anges du peche (1943)
Rich young Anne-Marie thinks she has found her vocation when she joins a Dominican convent as a novice. The convent specialises in rehabilitating female prisoners, and Anne-Marie becomes especially fascinated with Therese, trying to get her to join the convent to redeem her for her sins - but Therese protests her innocence. However, when released, Therese shoots the man who committed the crime for which she was imprisoned, then joins the convent, where she is reluctant to tell anyone her secret, least of all Anne-Marie. Meanwhile, outside the convent, a police search is widening...
15.
Affaires publiques, Les (1934) as Director

Cast (feature film)

16.
Words In Progress (2004) as Himself
A look back at the past films and filmmakers that have shown and spoken at the Cannes film festival.
17.
De Weg Naar Bresson (1984) as Himself
18.
Mouchette (1970) as
A neglected girl in rural France gets mixed up with a murderous poacher.

Cinematography (feature film)

19.
Affaires publiques, Les (1934) as Director Of Photography

Writer (feature film)

20.
L'argent (1983) as Screenwriter
A young man innocently passes a counterfeit 500-franc bill in a photographer's shop, which leads to his arrest. Branded a criminal, he turns to crime and destruction.
21.
Devil, Probably, The (1977) as Dialogue
Four disaffected youths, oblivious to their own hypocrisy, bemoan that of the world around them.
22.
Devil, Probably, The (1977) as Screenwriter
Four disaffected youths, oblivious to their own hypocrisy, bemoan that of the world around them.
23.
Lancelot of the Lake (1974) as Screenwriter
A million miles away from 'Camelot' or 'Excalibur', this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials. Arthur's knights, far from being heroic, are conniving and greedy men who, just before the film starts, have failed miserably to find the Holy Grail. Aimlessly resentful at first, the developing relationship between Lancelot and Queen Guinevere focuses their rage, leading to inevitable tragedy...
24.
Quatre nuits d'un reveur (1971) as Screenwriter
The 'dreamer' is Jacques, a young painter, who by chance runs into Marthe as she's contemplating suicide on the Pont-Neuf in Paris. They talk, and agree to see each other again the next night. Gradually, he discovers that her lover promised to meet her on the bridge that night, and he failed to turn up. Over the next couple of nights, Jacques falls in love with her - but on the fourth night her original lover returns...
25.
Au hasard, Balthazar (1970) as Screenwriter
The lives of a donkey and the girl who named him intertwine.
26.
Trial of Joan of Arc (1965) as Screenwriter
Joan of Arc's trial and execution are re-created from the original court records.
27.
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (1964) as Screenwriter
28.
Pickpocket (1963) as Screenwriter
A down-and-out young man resorts to petty thievery to stay afloat, but the internal turmoil and guilt over his lifestyle constantly causes him to rethink his actions.
29.
A Man Escaped (1956) as Dialogue
An activist is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape.
30.
A Man Escaped (1956) as Adaptation
An activist is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape.
31.
A Man Escaped (1956) as Screenwriter
An activist is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape.
32.
Journal d'un curé de campagne (1951) as Screenwriter
A young priest taking over a parish tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment.
33.
Courrier Sud (1936) as Adaptation
34.
Courrier Sud (1936) as Screenwriter
35.
Jumeaux de Brighton, Les (1936) as Screenwriter
36.
Affaires publiques, Les (1934) as Screenwriter
37.
C'etait un musicien (1933) as Dialogue
38.
C'etait un musicien (1933) as Screenwriter

Editing (feature film)

39.
Affaires publiques, Les (1934) as Editor

Title Design (feature film)

40.
Quatre nuits d'un reveur (1971) as English Subtitles
The 'dreamer' is Jacques, a young painter, who by chance runs into Marthe as she's contemplating suicide on the Pont-Neuf in Paris. They talk, and agree to see each other again the next night. Gradually, he discovers that her lover promised to meet her on the bridge that night, and he failed to turn up. Over the next couple of nights, Jacques falls in love with her - but on the fourth night her original lover returns...

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