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Henri Decaë (1915–1987)

Although Henri Decaë gained fame as a cinematographer, he actually entered the film industry as an editor and soundman. Serving as a cameraman in the French army during WW II, upon his release he began making documentaries and directing and photographing industrial and commercial films, then in 1947 made his first feature. His documentary ... See full bio »


(age 71) in Paris, France

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The 400 Blows
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Le Samouraï
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 1987 Riviera (TV Movie)
 1983 Exposed
 1980 The Island
 1980 Le guignolo
 1979 The Hard Way (TV Movie)
 1979 Flic ou voyou
 1978 The Boys from Brazil (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1977 Bobby Deerfield (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1975 Operation: Daybreak (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1973 Two People (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1971 Jo (as Henri Decae)
 1971 The Light at the Edge of the World (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1970 Le Cercle Rouge (as Henri Decae)
 1970 Hello-Goodbye
 1970 The Only Game in Town (as Henri Decae)
 1969 The Sicilian Clan (director of photography)
 1969 Castle Keep (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1968 D-Day Revisited (Documentary)
 1967 Diaboliquement vôtre (director of photography)
 1967 The Comedians (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1967 Le Samouraï (as Henri Decae)
 1967 The Night of the Generals (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1966 Hotel Paradiso (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1965 Viva Maria! (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1965 The Sucker (director of photography)
 1964 Weekend at Dunkirk (director of photography)
 1964 Joy House
 1962 Eva (uncredited)
 1962 Les sept péchés capitaux (segments "Paresse, La", "Luxure, La", "Orgueil, L'")
 1962 A Very Private Affair (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1962 Le village du milieu des brumes (Documentary short)
 1961 Léon Morin, Priest (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1960 Purple Noon
 1959 Leda
 1959 La sentence
 1959 The 400 Blows
 1959 Les cousins
 1958 The Lovers (director of photography - as Henri Decae)
 1958 Le beau Serge
 1957 Piano mon ami (Documentary short)
 1955 Crèvecoeur (Documentary)
 1951 Bullfight (Documentary)
 1949 Bons baisers de Dinard (Documentary short)
 1946 Nostalgie champêtre (Short)
 1945 Chanson de rue (Short)
 1945 Marseille, premier port de France (Documentary short)
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