Ghislain Cloquet


Director Of Photography

About

Also Known As
Ghislain Pierre Cloquet
Birth Place
Belgium
Died
November 02, 1981

Biography

After shooting several of Alain Resnais's 1950s documentaries, established himself in the 60s as one of the world's top cinematographers of both black-and-white (e.g. Arthur Penn's "Mickey One" 1965) and color (e.g. Jacques Demy's "The Young Girls of Rochefort" 1967)....

Family & Companions

Sophie Becker
Wife
Continuity supervisor. Daughter of Jacques Becker.

Biography

After shooting several of Alain Resnais's 1950s documentaries, established himself in the 60s as one of the world's top cinematographers of both black-and-white (e.g. Arthur Penn's "Mickey One" 1965) and color (e.g. Jacques Demy's "The Young Girls of Rochefort" 1967).

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Sunless (1983)

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Four Friends (1981)
Director Of Photography
Chere Inconnue (1980)
Director Of Photography
Tess (1979)
Director Of Photography
The Secret Life of Plants (1977)
Cinematographer
Monsieur Albert (1975)
Director Of Photography
Love and Death (1975)
Director Of Photography
Dites-Le avec des fleurs (1974)
Director Of Photography
La Boucher, la Star et l'Orpheline (1974)
Director Of Photography
Belle (1973)
Director Of Photography
L' Histoire tres bonne et tres joyeuse de Colinot Trousse chemise (1973)
Director Of Photography
Rendezvous De La Mort Joyeuse (1973)
Director Of Photography
Nathalie Granger (1972)
Director Of Photography
Pouce (1971)
Director Of Photography
Rendez-Vous a Bray (1971)
Director Of Photography
Faustine et le bel ete (1971)
Director Of Photography
Mouchette (1970)
Director of Photography
Au hasard, Balthazar (1970)
Director of Photography
Donkey Skin (1970)
Director Of Photography
Marry Me! Marry Me! (1969)
Director of Photography
The Young Girls of Rochefort (1968)
Director of Photography
Benjamin (1968)
Director of Photography
Mickey One (1965)
Director of Photography
The Night Watch (1964)
Director of Photography
The Fire Within (1964)
Director of Photography
The Big Risk (1963)
Director of Photography
Nude in His Pocket (1962)
Director of Photography
La belle Américaine (1961)
Director of Photography
Night and Fog (1955)
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Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Far From Vietnam (1968)
Principal collab (see note)

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Quatre nuits d'un reveur (1971)
Additional Footage
Night and Fog (1955)
Dp/Cinematographer

Cinematography (Short)

Vive le Tour! (1962)
Cinematographer
Le Mystere de l'atelier Quinze (1957)
Director Of Photography
Toute la Memoire du Monde (1956)
Director Of Photography

Life Events

1950

First feature-length film as director of photography, "Curare et curarisants de synthese"

1950

First short film as director of photography, "Ligne sans incident"

1954

In charge of courses at IDHEC

1963

Helped establish the Insistut National des Arts du Spectacle

1974

Named Director of Studies at IDHEC

Videos

Movie Clip

Mouchette (1967) - I Feel A Fit Coming On The teenage title character (Nadine Nortier), empathetic and not suspicious after taking shelter from a storm with the alcoholic epileptic local poacher Arsene (Jean-Claude Guilbert), does not foresee trouble, in Robert Bresson's Mouchette, 1967.
Mouchette (1967) - He'll Spend The Night Outside Another grim morning in the home of Nadine Nortier (title character), her father (Paul Hebert) commenting on the drunken local poacher, then scornfully watching her better-off schoolmates, in director Robert Bresson's acclaimed Mouchette, 1967.
Mouchette (1967) - Warmth Is What I Need Part of director Robert Bresson's powerful sketch of his title character (teenage non-actor Nadine Nortier), tending for her mother (Marie Cardinal) as her alcoholic bootlegger father (Paul Hebert) arrives home, then at school, Liliane Princet the teacher, in Mouchette, 1967.
Mickey One (1965) — (Movie Clip) Open, The Ride Was Over Sax solo by Stan Getz over original score by Eddie Sauter for the opening sequence, with Warren Beatty as a Detroit comedian partying with Donna Michelle, a Playboy Playmate Of The Year, with producer-director Arthur Penn citing direct French New Wave influences, in Mickey One, 1965.
Mickey One (1965) - Brother Rat! Warren Beatty, a comic from Detroit who fled gambling debts, now using the name slapped on him by a Chicago day-labor boss, is sort-of back on his feet, entering a club where he makes friends with fellow stand-up Benny Dunn, in director-producer Arthur Penn's Mickey One, 1965.
Tess (1980) - My Pretty Cousin Idyllic then provocative scene by director Roman Polanski, Nastassia Kinski (title character) is a peasant farm girl sent to tell monied relatives that they're descended from the same line, meeting "cousin" Alec (Leigh Lawson), in Tess (a.k.a. Tess Of The D'Urbervilles), 1980, from the Thomas Hardy novel.
Tess (1980) - The Noblest Branch Of The Family English farmer's daughter Nastassia Kinski (title character) learns from her mother (Rosemary Martin) that the family is descended from nobility, her inebriate father (John Collin) making plans, Roman Polanski directing from the Thomas Hardy novel, in Tess (a.k.a. Tess Of The D'Urbervilles), 1980.
Night And Fog(1955) - Professing Ignorance Alain Resnais directs, shooting along the very tracks upon which Holocaust victims were delivered to Nazi, concentration camps, voice by Michel Bouquet, script by Jean Cayrol, from Night And Fog, 1955.
Night And Fog(1955) - Even A Peaceful Landscape The opening to what Francois Truffaut once called “the greatest film ever made,” Alain Resnais directs, script by Jean Cayrol, narration by Michel Bouquet, from the essay-documentary Night And Fog, 1955.
Young Girls Of Rochefort (1967) - Chanson Des Jumelles From opening scenes on location on the square in Rochefort, director Jacques Demy has swooped into a studio where twins (and real-life sisters) Catherine Deneuve and Francoise Dorleac have just finished a class, song by Demy and Michel Legrand, in The Young Girls Of Rochefort, 1967.
Young Girls Of Rochefort (1967) - Andy Amoreux Jacques Demy directs, his screenplay and lyrics and music by Michel Legrand, a tune performed partly by Solange (Francoise Dorleac), collecting her young brother, but mostly by dazzled American Andy (Gene Kelly), his vocal dubbed in French, in The Young Girls Of Rochefort, 1967.
Young Girls Of Rochefort (1967) - Chanson De Maxence Shooting on the genuine location, Americans George Chakiris and Grover Dale observe as cafe owner Danielle Darrieux and daughter Genevieve Thenier greet Jacques Perrin as sailor Maxence, song by director Jacques Demy and Michel Legrand, in The Young Girls Of Rochefort, 1967.

Trailer

Family

Jacques Becker
Father-In-Law
Director.

Companions

Sophie Becker
Wife
Continuity supervisor. Daughter of Jacques Becker.

Bibliography