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Jean Dasté

Jean Dasté



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Also Known As: Died: October 15, 1994
Born: August 18, 1904 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Noce Blanche (1990) as Concierge
Teacher falls for brilliant young student.
Moine et la sorciere, Le (1987) as Christophe
In medieval France, where witchcraft is widely accepted, a friar named Etienne is sent from town to town to root out those who still practice pagan rituals in defiance of church law. In a small village, Etienne meets Elda, who cures the locals with herbs and mixes pagan and Christian traditions. At
Moliere (1986) as Grandfather Cresse
Who was Moliere? Everyone knows his name, everyone knows he was one of the world's greatest playwrights. But who was he? Born in 1622, his real name was Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. His father was a successful tapestry-maker, his mother died when he was a boy. He grew up in the teeming streets of 17th century Paris, and was fascinated by the street fairs and traveling carnivals that flourished in spite of, or because, of the repression and hypocrisy of those cruel times. He joins a traveling theatrical troupe while still young, acts all over France and learns his stagecraft playing for brutalized peasants and cynical townspeople. Returning to Paris, he finds favor with King Louis XIV, the Sun King. His life becomes bound up with the life at the magnificent court at Versailles. And with its intrigues. He writes, stages and acts in the plays now famous all over the world. He fights with his enemies and with his friends. Success is followed by failure , defeat is followed by victory. He organizes court festivities and defends himself against court calamities. His theater is taken from life. His life is theatrical. This film tells the story of Moliere. A story as eternal as his plays, as universal as his characters, as fascinating as his life.
Amour a mort, L' (1984) as Doctor Rozier
After an architect, pronounced dead, miraculously returns to life, his continues his life with greater intensity.
Mon Oncle D'Amerique (1980)
A college professor uses the crises in three lives to illustrate his theories about human behavior.
Week's Vacation, A (1980) as Father
Rue du Pied-De-Grue (1979) as Tonton
Utopia (1978)
The Green Room (1978)
A man obsessed with death spends his entire life grieving over the loss of his young wife.
Tortue sur le dos, La (1978) as Badtempered Invalid
The Man Who Loved Women (1977) as Dr Bicard
An inveterate womanizer tries to make sense of his problem by writing his memoirs.
Petit Marcel, Le (1975) as Berger
Beau Masque (1972) as Cuvrot
The Wild Child (1970) as Prof. Philippe Pinel
A crusading doctor tries to civilize a child raised in the wilderness by wolves.
Z (1969) as Coste
A political assassination uncovers a hotbed of corruption.
La guerre est finie (1967) as The chief
Diego is one of the chief of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but manages to go free thanks to Nadine, the daughter of the man whose passport is used by him. When he arrives in Paris, he starts searching one of his comrades, Juan, to prevent him from going to Madrid where he could be arrested by Franco's police...
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1967) as Student
When a bookseller saves a tramp from drowning, he takes the man in despite protests from his wife.
Muriel (1963) as The Goat Man
An antique dealer, her former lover and her stepson deal with traumatic memories.
Grand Illusion (1937) as Schoolmaster
French POWs fight to escape their German captors during World War I.
L'Atalante (1934) as Jean
A new wife grows bored on a boat and escapes to Paris to see the nightlife.
Zéro de conduite (1933)
In a repressive boarding school with rigid rules of behavior, four boys decide to rebel against the direction on a celebration day.
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932) as Student

Cast (special)

Moliere (1980) as Grand-Pere Cresse
A five-part French series based on the life of the famous seventeenth-century French playwright, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known to us as Moliere. The series spans the author's life from age ten until his death, highlighting his important role in the court of King Louis XIV at Versailles.

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