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Michel Deville

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Also Known As: Died:
Born: April 13, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: director, producer, screenwriter, assistant director

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French director who eschewed the stylistic advances of the New Wave in favor of traditional technical proficiency and lightweight, commercial subject matter. Exceptions to his mostly routine output include the taut political thriller "Dossier 51" (1978) and the mildly surreal "La lectrice" (1988).

French director who eschewed the stylistic advances of the New Wave in favor of traditional technical proficiency and lightweight, commercial subject matter. Exceptions to his mostly routine output include the taut political thriller "Dossier 51" (1978) and the mildly surreal "La lectrice" (1988).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Almost Peaceful (2004) Director
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  Aux Petits Bonheurs (1994) Director
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  Contre l'oubli (1992) Director
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  Nuit d'ete en ville (1990) Director
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  Lectrice, La (1988) Director
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  Paltoquet, Le (1986) Director
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  Peril en la Demeure (1985) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 Maze Runner, The (2014)
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 Son of Gascogne, The (1995) Himself
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1951:
First film as assistant director (to Henri Decoin)
1958:
Co-directing debut (with Charles Gerard), "Une balle dans le canon"
1960:
Solo directing debut (and first collaboration with scenarist Nina Companeez), "Ce soir ou jamais"

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