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Also Known As: Died: October 5, 2015
Born: June 6, 1950 Cause of Death: Suspected suicide
Birth Place: Brussels, BE Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
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La Folie Almayer (2011)
Centers on the life of the Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer in the Borneo jungle during the late 1800s.
3.
State of the World, The (2007)
Six directors ruminate on the state of the world.
4.
Down There (2006)
5.
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,
6.
From the Other Side (2003) as Director
A look at the plight of illegal Mexican immigrants massed at the United States border.
7.
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
8.
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.
9.
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.
10.
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.
11.
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.
12.
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.
13.
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.
14.
Nuit et jour (1991) as Director
A young woman in Paris juggles two lovers.
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.
Seven Women - Seven Sins (1987) as Director ("Sloth")
18.
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.
19.
Letters Home (1986) as Director
The emotional story of poet Sylvia Plath's gifted career, and tragic life.
20.
L'Homme a la valise (1984) as Director
21.
J'ai faim, j'ai froid (1984) as Director
Two teenage girls run away from home to the big city.
22.
Paris Seen By... 20 Years Later (1984) as Director ("J'Ai Faim, J'Ai Froid")
23.
One Day Pina Asked (1983) as Director
24.
Les Annees 80 (1983) as Director
25.
Dis-Moi (1980) as Director
26.
The Meetings of Anna (1978) as Director
While on a promotional tour, a female movie director deals with a series of people making unwanted demands.
27.
News From Home (1976) as Director
A female film director explores New York City while enduring demanding letters from her mother.
28.
Je tu il Elle (1975) as Director
Sex, love, food and personal identity become intertwined as a young woman sets out to define herself, her loves, and her desires.
29.
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) as Director
A lonely widow turns to prostitution to make ends meet.
30.
Le 15/8 (1973) as Director
31.
Hotel Monterey (1972) as Director
The camera explores the lives of seniors in a New York City residence hotel.
32.
L'Enfant Aime (1971) as Director

Cast (feature film)

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40X15: Forty Years of the Directors' Fortnight (2008)
A history of Cannes Film Festival's "Director's Fortnight" selection.
37.
40X15: Forty Years of the Directors' Fortnight (2008)
A history of Cannes Film Festival's "Director's Fortnight" selection.
38.
Down There (2006)
39.
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.
40.
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.
41.
Les Ministeres de l'art (1988) as Herself
44.
L'Homme a la valise (1984) as Woman Returning
46.
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News From Home (1976) as Narration
A female film director explores New York City while enduring demanding letters from her mother.
48.
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) as Voice Of Neighbor
A lonely widow turns to prostitution to make ends meet.
49.
Je tu il Elle (1975) as Julie
Sex, love, food and personal identity become intertwined as a young woman sets out to define herself, her loves, and her desires.

Cinematography (feature film)

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51.
Down There (2006)
52.
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)

53.
54.
La Folie Almayer (2011)
Centers on the life of the Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer in the Borneo jungle during the late 1800s.
55.
Down There (2006)
56.
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,
57.
From the Other Side (2003) as Screenwriter
A look at the plight of illegal Mexican immigrants massed at the United States border.
58.
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
59.
South (1999)
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
60.
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.
61.
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.
62.
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.
63.
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.
64.
Nuit et jour (1991) as Screenwriter
A young woman in Paris juggles two lovers.
65.
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.
66.
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.
67.
Seven Women - Seven Sins (1987) as Screenplay ("Sloth")
68.
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.
69.
L'Homme a la valise (1984) as Screenwriter
70.
Paris Seen By... 20 Years Later (1984) as Screenplay ("J'Ai Faim, J'Ai Froid")
72.
Les Annees 80 (1983) as Screenwriter
73.
The Meetings of Anna (1978) as Dialogue
While on a promotional tour, a female movie director deals with a series of people making unwanted demands.
74.
The Meetings of Anna (1978) as Screenwriter
While on a promotional tour, a female movie director deals with a series of people making unwanted demands.
75.
News From Home (1976) as Screenwriter
A female film director explores New York City while enduring demanding letters from her mother.
76.
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) as Screenwriter
A lonely widow turns to prostitution to make ends meet.
77.
Je tu il Elle (1975) as Screenwriter
Sex, love, food and personal identity become intertwined as a young woman sets out to define herself, her loves, and her desires.
78.
Hotel Monterey (1972) as Screenwriter
The camera explores the lives of seniors in a New York City residence hotel.

Producer (feature film)

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La Folie Almayer (2011)
Centers on the life of the Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer in the Borneo jungle during the late 1800s.
81.
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.
82.
Je tu il Elle (1975) 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)

83.
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.
84.
Les Annees 80 (1983) as Lyrics

Misc. Crew (feature film)

85.
News From Home (1976)
A female film director explores New York City while enduring demanding letters from her mother.

Director (short)

86.
La Chambre (1972) as Director
Film shows the filmmaker lying on a bed eating an apple.

Cast (short)

87.
La Chambre (1972) as Herself
Film shows the filmmaker lying on a bed eating an apple.

Writer (short)

88.
La Chambre (1972) as Screenwriter
Film shows the filmmaker lying on a bed eating an apple.

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