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Louis Malle (1932–1995)


Louis Malle, the descendant of a French nobleman who made a fortune in beet sugar during the Napoleonic Wars, created films that explored life and its meaning. Malle's family discouraged his early interest in film but, in 1950, allowed him to enter the Institute of Advanced Cinematographic Studies in Paris. His résumé showed that he had worked as ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 40 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Au Revoir les Enfants
(1987)
Elevator to the Gallows
(1958)
Lacombe, Lucien
Lacombe, Lucien Director
(1974)
Atlantic City
Atlantic City Director
(1980)

Filmography

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 1992 Damage
 1990 May Fools
 1986 ...And the Pursuit of Happiness (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 God's Country (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 Alamo Bay
 1984 Crackers
 1980 Atlantic City
 1978 Pretty Baby
 1977 Dominique Sanda ou Le rêve éveillé (TV Short documentary)
 1976 Close Up (Documentary short)
 1975 Black Moon
 1974 Place de la République (Documentary)
 1974 Humain, trop humain (Documentary)
 1969 Calcutta (Documentary)
 1969 L'Inde fantôme (TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1968 Spirits of the Dead (Short) (segment "William Wilson")
 1965 Viva Maria!
 1964 Bons baisers de Bangkok (TV Short documentary)
 1962 Vive le tour (Documentary short)
 1958 The Lovers
 1956 Le monde du silence (Documentary)
 1954 Station 307 (Short)
 1954 Crazeologie (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Au Revoir Les Enfants & Lacombe, Lucien" 1989. isbn 0571141439 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

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Height:

5' 6¼" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You see the world much better through a camera. See more »

Trivia:

Malle avoided repeating himself - tried to explore something different in every film he made. And he liked to take his time making films, which is why he avoided working with Hollywood. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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