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Born: June 6, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brussels, BE Profession: Director ...
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At age 15, after seeing Jean-Luc Godard's "Pierrot le fou" (1965), decided to become a filmmaker
1968:
Made first film, "Saute ma ville/Blow Up My City" (35mm, 13mins); shown at Oberhausen Film Festival in 1971
1971:
Made four non-feature-length films, most notably "Hotel Monterey" (16mm, 65mins)
1972:
Lived in New York for a short time before returning to France
1972:
Feature film directing, writing, acting and producing debut, "Je tu il elle"
1975:
Wrote and directed "Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles", what she has referred to as a "love letter" to her mother
1980:
Helmed the TV-movie "Dis-moi/Tell Me"
1982:
Wrote and directed "Toute une nuit/All Night Long"
1987:
Co-directed "Seven Women, Seven Sins"
1991:
Directed and co-wrote "Nuit et jour/Night and Day"
1996:
Helmed "Un Divan a New York/A Couch in New York", starring Juliette Binoche and William Hurt
1996:
Helmed, wrote and starred in "Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman"
1999:
Directed "Sud", an examination of the US South
2000:
Wrote and directed "The Captive"

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