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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Vie Moderne, La (2008)
A portrait of farmers' lives, values, and family stories--all that binds them to the land and its legacy. The looming question is what will become of these people.
2.
Chacun son cinema (2007)
A collection of 33 short films made by a group of 35 directors, hailing from 5 continents and 25 different countries. The participants each made their own three-minute film on the theme of the movie theatre, a place sacred to the world's film buffs.
3.
10e CHAMBRE : INSTANTS D'AUDIENCES (2004)
The comings and going of various cases in a single civic court in France are recorded by the filmmakers.
4.
10th District Court: Moments of Trial, The (2004)
Three months in the media shy French judicial system are captured as the various comings and goings of a misdemenor court are recorded on film.
5.
Profils paysans: l'approche (2001) as Director
6.
Muriel Leferle (1999) as Director
A picture of French car thief, drug addict and personality Muriel Leferle. Muriel is a skilled manipulator and charms her way out of trouble. Here, she is caught red handed and talks, with varying degrees of truthfulness, to a lawyer, an assistant DA and a police officer.
7.
Paris (1998) as Director
A film director meets up with a casting director and they talk about filmmaking, and look for an actress for the director's next project. Later, they decide they don't want a professional actor and they head to the train station to interview passers-by about their lives.
8.
Lumiere Et Compagnie (1996) as Featured Director
An omnibus project that put an original Lumiere camera and homemade film stock into the hands of a broad cross-section of contemporary helmers--150 helmers were approached worldwide, of whom 39 were both willing and available. The ground rules were rigidly enforced: a continuous shot to be captured
9.
Afriques: Comment ca va avec la douleur? (1996) as Director
From the perspective of photographer and documaker Raymond Depardon who spent five months traversing the length of Africa, from the Cape of Good Hope to Alexandria, a survey of the scale and human drama of a struggling continent.
10.
Caught In the Act (1995) as Director
An eclectic array of petty criminals who have been caught red-handed and taken to police headquarters where their often fanciful version of events is recorded by legal specialists.
11.
Propos de Nice, La Suite, A (1995) as Director ("La Prom")
A tribute to the French filmmaker Jean Vigo who died at age 29.
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.
Contacts (1990) as Director
Depardon puts his own contact sheets and those of other well-known photographers (Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Klein, et al) to the test, examining the role of the photographer in society and questioning several classical conceptions of photography.
14.
Captive du desert, La (1990) as Director
A young French woman is kidnapped and held captive in the desert for several months by a group of rebel soldiers.
15.
Urgences (1988) as Director
Urgencies, shot in the emergency psychiatry unit of the Hotel-Ddieu hospital in Paris, constitutes Depardon's most accomplished documentary. He films everyday people in their neediness, their crises, their suffering, thanks to a perfectly rigorous mechanism.
16.
Empty Quarter (1986) as Director
A photojournalist becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman.
17.
Les Annees Declic (1985) as Director
Depardon presents himself--photographs taken over the past twenty years; excerpts from his films; and behind it all, his image--for consideration in this powerful, lonely, and gripping autobiographical tour.
18.
Faits Divers (1983) as Director
The fruit of Depardon's three-month sojourn in a police station in the Latin Quarter of Paris--as the title indicates, its concern is the police officer's routine assignment, the kind that rate at best as a paragraph in local newspapers. What emerges is a work which avoids the twin perils of voyeuri
19.
San Clemente (1982) as Director
Depardon filmed for ten days at a soon-to-be-shut-down insane asylum off the coast of Venice. While, outside, Venetians celebrate Carnival, the inmates perform for the camera allowing Depardon to enter into their private world, at first with trepidation, later taking delight in the camera's attentio
20.
Reporters (1981) as Director
A documentary about a month's worth of assignments made by Paris's Gamma Agency (which Depardon co-founded). The film shows how the manic pace of the photogs and the encumbrance of their telefoto and wide-angle lenses literally distort, minimize and magnify news events out of proprotion.
21.
Tebesti Too (1980) as Director
Between cinema and still photography, this film looks at the desert and its inhabitants with a sensitive eye.
22.
Ten Minutes of Silence for John Lennon (1980) as Director
In New York, when John Lennon was killed, Depardon filmed the silent tribute in Central Ppark the following day with lasted ten minutes, exactly the length of a 16mm film magazine.
23.
Numeros Zero (1977) as Director
Shot in the newsroom of the French daily Le Matin de Paris, then in its nascent stage, Numeros Zero looks at the work of "shaping" information at a newsdesk and shaping the editorial policy of a journal, something that has an ambiguous and complex relationship with the daily news.
24.
1974, Une partie de campagne (1974) as Director

Cast (feature film)

25.
Incognito (1989)
26.
Les Annees Declic (1985) as Himself
Depardon presents himself--photographs taken over the past twenty years; excerpts from his films; and behind it all, his image--for consideration in this powerful, lonely, and gripping autobiographical tour.

Cinematography (feature film)

27.
Vie Moderne, La (2008)
A portrait of farmers' lives, values, and family stories--all that binds them to the land and its legacy. The looming question is what will become of these people.
28.
10th District Court: Moments of Trial, The (2004)
Three months in the media shy French judicial system are captured as the various comings and goings of a misdemenor court are recorded on film.
29.
10e CHAMBRE : INSTANTS D'AUDIENCES (2004)
The comings and going of various cases in a single civic court in France are recorded by the filmmakers.
30.
Muriel Leferle (1999) as Cinematographer
A picture of French car thief, drug addict and personality Muriel Leferle. Muriel is a skilled manipulator and charms her way out of trouble. Here, she is caught red handed and talks, with varying degrees of truthfulness, to a lawyer, an assistant DA and a police officer.
31.
Paris (1998) as Director Of Photography
A film director meets up with a casting director and they talk about filmmaking, and look for an actress for the director's next project. Later, they decide they don't want a professional actor and they head to the train station to interview passers-by about their lives.
32.
Afriques: Comment ca va avec la douleur? (1996) as Cinematographer
From the perspective of photographer and documaker Raymond Depardon who spent five months traversing the length of Africa, from the Cape of Good Hope to Alexandria, a survey of the scale and human drama of a struggling continent.
33.
Captive du desert, La (1990) as Director Of Photography
A young French woman is kidnapped and held captive in the desert for several months by a group of rebel soldiers.
34.
Empty Quarter (1986) as Cinematographer
A photojournalist becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman.
35.
Pekin-Central (1986) as Director Of Photography
36.
Faits Divers (1983) as Cinematographer
The fruit of Depardon's three-month sojourn in a police station in the Latin Quarter of Paris--as the title indicates, its concern is the police officer's routine assignment, the kind that rate at best as a paragraph in local newspapers. What emerges is a work which avoids the twin perils of voyeuri
37.
Reporters (1981) as Director Of Photography
A documentary about a month's worth of assignments made by Paris's Gamma Agency (which Depardon co-founded). The film shows how the manic pace of the photogs and the encumbrance of their telefoto and wide-angle lenses literally distort, minimize and magnify news events out of proprotion.

Writer (feature film)

38.
10e CHAMBRE : INSTANTS D'AUDIENCES (2004)
The comings and going of various cases in a single civic court in France are recorded by the filmmakers.
39.
Paris (1998) as Screenwriter
A film director meets up with a casting director and they talk about filmmaking, and look for an actress for the director's next project. Later, they decide they don't want a professional actor and they head to the train station to interview passers-by about their lives.
40.
Captive du desert, La (1990) as Screenwriter
A young French woman is kidnapped and held captive in the desert for several months by a group of rebel soldiers.
41.
Urgences (1988) as Screenwriter
Urgencies, shot in the emergency psychiatry unit of the Hotel-Ddieu hospital in Paris, constitutes Depardon's most accomplished documentary. He films everyday people in their neediness, their crises, their suffering, thanks to a perfectly rigorous mechanism.
42.
Empty Quarter (1986) as Screenwriter
A photojournalist becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman.

Producer (feature film)

43.
Faits Divers (1983) as Producer
The fruit of Depardon's three-month sojourn in a police station in the Latin Quarter of Paris--as the title indicates, its concern is the police officer's routine assignment, the kind that rate at best as a paragraph in local newspapers. What emerges is a work which avoids the twin perils of voyeuri

Sound (feature film)

44.
Afriques: Comment ca va avec la douleur? (1996) as Sound
From the perspective of photographer and documaker Raymond Depardon who spent five months traversing the length of Africa, from the Cape of Good Hope to Alexandria, a survey of the scale and human drama of a struggling continent.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

45.
One Day in September (2000) as Special Stills Photography
The 1972 Olympic Games, held in Munich, Germany were to be the "Olympics of Peace and Joy," forever erasing the memory of the Nazi-controlled Berlin games of 1936. But a combination of inadequate security and profound unpreparedness instead led to 21 hours of terror. As the world looked on in disbel
46.
Exposure (1991) as Additional Still Photograph ("San Clemente")
A photographer working in Rio seeks to avenge the slaying death of a prostitute who had requested his assistance.
47.
Urgences (1988) as Photography
Urgencies, shot in the emergency psychiatry unit of the Hotel-Ddieu hospital in Paris, constitutes Depardon's most accomplished documentary. He films everyday people in their neediness, their crises, their suffering, thanks to a perfectly rigorous mechanism.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

48.
Afriques: Comment ca va avec la douleur? (1996)
From the perspective of photographer and documaker Raymond Depardon who spent five months traversing the length of Africa, from the Cape of Good Hope to Alexandria, a survey of the scale and human drama of a struggling continent.

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