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Also Known As: Alain Fraisse Died:
Born: September 14, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: director, screenwriter, assistant director

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Former assistant to Louis Malle and Edouard Molinaro who came of age with the New Wave, directing "Le Combat dans l'Ile" (1962). Best known for "La Chamade" (1968), a smoothly handled romance written in collaboration with Francoise Sagan (whose novel it is based on), and "Therese" (1986), a well-acted and nuanced portrait of 19th-century Carmelite convent life.

Former assistant to Louis Malle and Edouard Molinaro who came of age with the New Wave, directing "Le Combat dans l'Ile" (1962). Best known for "La Chamade" (1968), a smoothly handled romance written in collaboration with Francoise Sagan (whose novel it is based on), and "Therese" (1986), a well-acted and nuanced portrait of 19th-century Carmelite convent life.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Pater (2011)
2.
  Irène (2009)
3.
  Filmeur, Le (2005)
4.
  Vies (2000) Director
5.
  Rencontre, La (1997) Director
6.
  Libera Me (1993) Director
7.
8.
  Therese (1986) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Pater (2011)
2.
 Words In Progress (2004) Himself
3.
 Rencontre, La (1997)
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1956:
Worked as assistant to Edouard Molinaro on short films
1957:
Worked as assistant to Louis Malle on "Ascenseur pour l'echafaud/Elevator to the Scaffold" and "Les Amants/The Lovers"
1958:
Short film directing debut, "Un Americain"
1962:
Feature film directing debut, "Le combat dans l'ile"
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Education

Faculte des Lettres: -
Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographiques: -

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wife:
Irene Tunc. Actor. Second wife.

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