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Philippe de Broca (1933–2004)


Philippe de Broca born in 1933 worked as an assistant for Claude Chabrol and Francois Truffaut ( "Les 400 coups" aka "The 400 blows" ). From 1960 to 2004 he directed over 30 full-length feature films, including the highly successful adventure movies such as "That Man from Rio" (L'Homme de Rio) in 1964 and "Le Magnifique" in 1973, romantic comedies... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

That Man from Rio
(1964)
Le bossu
Le bossu Director
(1997)
The Man from Acapulco
(1973)
Cartouche
Cartouche Director
(1962)

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 2000 Amazone
 1997 Le bossu
 1988 Chouans!
 1986 La gitane
 1983 L'Africain
 1981 Psy
 1979 Le cavaleur
 1975 Incorrigible
 1972 Chère Louise
 1971 Touch and Go
 1967 The Oldest Profession (segment "Mademoiselle Mimi")
 1963 Les veinards (segment "Une nuit avec une vedette")
 1962 Cartouche
 1962 Les sept péchés capitaux (segment "La gourmandise")
 1960 The Joker
 1960 The Love Game
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"King of Hearts," original musical; book by Joseph Stein; music by Peter Link; lyrics by Jacob Brackman; musical direction by Karen Gustafson; dance arrangements by Dorothee Freytag; music orchestrated by William David Brohn (as Bill Brohn); based upon an original screenplay by Philippe de Broca, Maurice Bessy, and Daniel ... See more »

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 158-162. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

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