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Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman

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Born: June 6, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brussels, BE Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
La Folie Almayer (2011)
Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer goes in search of pirate treasure in Malaysia hoping to find riches for his daughter Nina, but things do not work out as he had planned.
2.
State of the World, The (2007)
Six directors ruminate on the state of the world.
3.
Demain on Demenage (2004)
Charlotte struggles to make space in her life for her newly widowed mom Catherine. Amid the clutter and unpacked boxes, Charlotte schleps her laptop around the house, trying to get a grip on the erotic novel she's working on. Piano teacher Catherine starts receiving a stream of students for lessons,
4.
From the Other Side (2003) as Director
A look at the plight of illegal Mexican immigrants massed at the United States border.
5.
Captive, The (2000) as Director
Ariane lives with wealthy Simon in the Paris apartment he shares with his grandmother. Constantly suspecting Ariane of infidelity, Simon arranges for her friend Andree to chaperone her whenever she leaves the apartment. Sympathetic and even affectionate to Simon, Ariane prefers women as sexual partn
6.
South (1999) as Director
A film about the South of the United States, a journey undertaken after the murder of James Byrd Jr by three white men. This is not an analysis of this killing, or of the history of lynchings, but rather a consideration of how this death has been inscribed on the countryside: how silences can sudden
7.
Couch in New York, A (1996) as Director
A comedy about an uptight New York psychiatrist who swaps apartments with a free-spirited Parisian dancer, and must return to Manhattan after the dancer encounters some of his patients.
8.
Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman (1996) as Director
A self-portrait by French filmmaker Akerman, with clips from her films intercut with shots of herself explaining who she is and her thoughts about filmmaking.
9.
Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the 1960s in Brussels (1994) as Director
A casual glance at adolescent anxiety and unspoken love along the way.
10.
Moving in (1993) as Director
A filmed monologue of French actor Sami Frey talking about a new house, an old house, and a summer spent with three smiling young women.
11.
D'est (1993) as Director
In this quasi-fictional documentary, the filmmaker travels--during the late summer to midwinter--from East Germany to Moscow, delivering an impressionistic chronicle of the changing reality of Eastern Europe.
12.
Contre l'oubli (1992) as Director
Thirty French filmmakers each deliver a short plea on behalf of someone in the world who has suffered a human rights violation--often torture or murder--because of his or her political beliefs.
13.
Nuit et jour (1991) as Director
A young woman in Paris juggles two lovers.
14.
Un Jour Pina a demande (1989) as Director
15.
Toute une nuit (1989) as Director
A number of couples meet, make love, part, dance, drink, eat, talk on the phone and sleep during a hot summmer night in Brussels.
16.
Histoires d'Amerique (1989) as Director
The story of how Polish Jews maintained their cultural identity while trying to adapt to the New World is told through an assortment of monologues, sketches, anecdotes, and clippings from the Yiddish press of the 1920s told directly to the camera by young Jewish performers.
17.
Un jour Pina m'a demande (1988) as Director
18.
Seven Women - Seven Sins (1987) as Director ("Sloth")
19.
Letters Home (1986) as Director
The emotional story of poet Sylvia Plath's gifted career, and tragic life.
20.
Golden Eighties (1986) as Director
The complicated romantic relationships between a group of people who work in a shopping mall are shaken up with the arrival of an American businessman.
21.
Paris Seen By... 20 Years Later (1984) as Director ("J'Ai Faim, J'Ai Froid")
22.
J'ai faim, j'ai froid (1984) as Director
Two teenage girls run away from home to the big city.
23.
Homme a la valise, L' (1984) as Director
24.
Les Annees 80 (1983) as Director
25.
Dis-Moi (1980) as Director
26.
Meetings of Anna, The (1979) as Director
Filmmaker Anna meets a variety of characters while traveling throughout Europe to promote her latest film.
27.
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1977) as Director
A lonely widow turns to prostitution to make ends meet.
28.
News From Home (1976) as Director
29.
Je tu il Elle (1974) as Director
Sex, love, food and personal identity become intertwined as a young woman sets out to define herself, her loves, and her desires.
30.
15/8, Le (1973) as Director
31.
Hotel Monterey (1972) as Director
The camera explores the lives of seniors in a New York City residence hotel.
32.
Chambre, La (1972) as Director
Film shows the filmmaker lying on a bed eating an apple.
33.
Enfant Aime, L' (1971) as Director

Cast (feature film)

34.
40X15: Forty Years of the Directors' Fortnight (2008)
A history of Cannes Film Festival's "Director's Fortnight" selection.
35.
Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman (1996)
A self-portrait by French filmmaker Akerman, with clips from her films intercut with shots of herself explaining who she is and her thoughts about filmmaking.
36.
Les Ministeres de l'art (1988) as Herself
38.
Homme a la valise, L' (1984) as Woman Returning
39.
40.
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1977) as Voice Of Neighbor
A lonely widow turns to prostitution to make ends meet.
41.
News From Home (1976) as Narration
42.
Je tu il Elle (1974) as Julie
Sex, love, food and personal identity become intertwined as a young woman sets out to define herself, her loves, and her desires.
43.
Chambre, La (1972) as Herself
Film shows the filmmaker lying on a bed eating an apple.

Cinematography (feature film)

44.
From the Other Side (2003) as Cinematographer
A look at the plight of illegal Mexican immigrants massed at the United States border.

Writer (feature film)

45.
La Folie Almayer (2011)
Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer goes in search of pirate treasure in Malaysia hoping to find riches for his daughter Nina, but things do not work out as he had planned.
46.
Demain on Demenage (2004)
Charlotte struggles to make space in her life for her newly widowed mom Catherine. Amid the clutter and unpacked boxes, Charlotte schleps her laptop around the house, trying to get a grip on the erotic novel she's working on. Piano teacher Catherine starts receiving a stream of students for lessons,
47.
From the Other Side (2003) as Screenwriter
A look at the plight of illegal Mexican immigrants massed at the United States border.
48.
Captive, The (2000) as Screenwriter
Ariane lives with wealthy Simon in the Paris apartment he shares with his grandmother. Constantly suspecting Ariane of infidelity, Simon arranges for her friend Andree to chaperone her whenever she leaves the apartment. Sympathetic and even affectionate to Simon, Ariane prefers women as sexual partn
49.
Couch in New York, A (1996) as Screenwriter
A comedy about an uptight New York psychiatrist who swaps apartments with a free-spirited Parisian dancer, and must return to Manhattan after the dancer encounters some of his patients.
50.
Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman (1996) as Screenwriter
A self-portrait by French filmmaker Akerman, with clips from her films intercut with shots of herself explaining who she is and her thoughts about filmmaking.
51.
Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the 1960s in Brussels (1994) as Screenwriter
A casual glance at adolescent anxiety and unspoken love along the way.
52.
D'est (1993) as Screenwriter
In this quasi-fictional documentary, the filmmaker travels--during the late summer to midwinter--from East Germany to Moscow, delivering an impressionistic chronicle of the changing reality of Eastern Europe.
53.
Nuit et jour (1991) as Screenwriter
A young woman in Paris juggles two lovers.
54.
Histoires d'Amerique (1989) as Screenwriter
The story of how Polish Jews maintained their cultural identity while trying to adapt to the New World is told through an assortment of monologues, sketches, anecdotes, and clippings from the Yiddish press of the 1920s told directly to the camera by young Jewish performers.
55.
Un Jour Pina a demande (1989) as Screenwriter
56.
Toute une nuit (1989) as Screenwriter
A number of couples meet, make love, part, dance, drink, eat, talk on the phone and sleep during a hot summmer night in Brussels.
57.
Seven Women - Seven Sins (1987) as Screenplay ("Sloth")
58.
Golden Eighties (1986) as Screenwriter
The complicated romantic relationships between a group of people who work in a shopping mall are shaken up with the arrival of an American businessman.
59.
Paris Seen By... 20 Years Later (1984) as Screenplay ("J'Ai Faim, J'Ai Froid")
60.
Homme a la valise, L' (1984) as Screenwriter
61.
Les Annees 80 (1983) as Screenwriter
62.
Meetings of Anna, The (1979) as Dialogue
Filmmaker Anna meets a variety of characters while traveling throughout Europe to promote her latest film.
63.
Meetings of Anna, The (1979) as Screenwriter
Filmmaker Anna meets a variety of characters while traveling throughout Europe to promote her latest film.
64.
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1977) as Screenwriter
A lonely widow turns to prostitution to make ends meet.
65.
News From Home (1976) as Screenwriter
66.
Je tu il Elle (1974) as Screenwriter
Sex, love, food and personal identity become intertwined as a young woman sets out to define herself, her loves, and her desires.
67.
Hotel Monterey (1972) as Screenwriter
The camera explores the lives of seniors in a New York City residence hotel.
68.
Chambre, La (1972) as Screenwriter
Film shows the filmmaker lying on a bed eating an apple.

Producer (feature film)

69.
La Folie Almayer (2011)
Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer goes in search of pirate treasure in Malaysia hoping to find riches for his daughter Nina, but things do not work out as he had planned.
70.
Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman (1996) as Producer
A self-portrait by French filmmaker Akerman, with clips from her films intercut with shots of herself explaining who she is and her thoughts about filmmaking.
71.
Je tu il Elle (1974) as Producer
Sex, love, food and personal identity become intertwined as a young woman sets out to define herself, her loves, and her desires.

Music (feature film)

72.
Golden Eighties (1986) as Lyrics
The complicated romantic relationships between a group of people who work in a shopping mall are shaken up with the arrival of an American businessman.
73.
Les Annees 80 (1983) as Lyrics

Misc. Crew (feature film)

74.
Karaoke Verite (1999)
A series of karaoke-portraits, revealing and revelling in each performer's inner song. More than simple sing-along, these videos take karaoke out of the closet and onto the streets- probing the recesses of art deco New York and exploring the lives of its disaffected underground celebrities.
75.
Karaoke Verite (1999)
A series of karaoke-portraits, revealing and revelling in each performer's inner song. More than simple sing-along, these videos take karaoke out of the closet and onto the streets- probing the recesses of art deco New York and exploring the lives of its disaffected underground celebrities.
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