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Eric Rohmer (1920–2010)


Admirers have always had difficulty explaining Eric Rohmer's "Je ne sais quoi." Part of the challenge stems from the fact that, despite his place in French Nouvelle Vague (i.e., New Wave), his work is unlike that of his colleagues. While this may be due to the auteur's unwillingness to conform, some have argued convincingly that, in truth, he has ... See full bio »

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(age 89) in Paris, France

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Filmography

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 2005 Le canapé rouge (Short)
 2004 Triple Agent
 1998 Autumn Tale
 1989 Les jeux de société (TV Movie)
 1986 Bois ton café (Video short)
 1986 Summer
 1982 A Good Marriage (as Éric Rohmer)
 1980 Catherine de Heilbronn (TV Movie)
 1978 Perceval
 1970 Claire's Knee
 1969 La béton dans la ville (TV Movie documentary)
 1969 Victor Hugo architecte (TV Movie documentary short)
 1968 Louis Lumière (TV Movie documentary)
 1968 Mallarmé (TV Movie documentary)
 1967 Fermière à Montfaucon (TV Movie documentary short)
 1967 The Collector
 1966 Une étudiante d'aujourd'hui (Documentary short)
 1965-1966 Cinéastes de notre temps (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Carl Th. Dreyer (1965)
 1966 Victor Hugo: Les Contemplations (Livres V et VI) (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 Les caractères de La Bruyère (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 Perceval ou Le conte du Graal (TV Short)
 1965 Six in Paris (segment "Place de l'Étoile")
 1965 Don Quichotte (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 Entretien sur Pascal (TV Movie documentary short)
 1965 Les histoires extraordinaires d'Edgar Poe (TV Movie documentary)
 1964 Changing Landscapes (TV Movie documentary short)
 1964 Nadja à Paris (Short)
 1964 En profil dans le texte (TV Series documentary) (episode director)
 1958 Veronica and Her Dunce (Short)
 1954 Bérénice (Short)
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Other Works:

Biography "Hitchcock" (with Claude Chabrol). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 6 Interviews | 15 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gilbert Cordier | Éric Rohmer | Jean-Marie Maurice Scherer | Maurice Scherer
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Personal Quote:

[on his work] You can say that my work is closer to the novel - to a certain classic style of novel which the cinema is now taking over - than to other forms of entertainment, like the theater. See more »

Trivia:

Brother of philosopher and actor René Schérer. See more »

Trademark:

Prefers to use non-professional actors in his films. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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