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Alexandre Astruc (1923–2016)

Born in Paris on July 13th 1923, Alexandre Astruc is the son of a couple of journalists. Very good at school, he attended a preparatory school for Polytechnique but finally became both a law and an arts graduate. First a literary critic, he soon specialized as a film critic and worked for various papers and magazines such as "Combat", "La Gazette ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 92) in Paris, France

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Known For

Shadows of Adultery
(1961)
Les mauvaises rencontres
(1955)
End of Desire
End of Desire Director
(1958)
The Crimson Curtain
(1953)

Filmography

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 1993 Albert Savarus (TV Movie)
 1989 Une fille d'Ève (TV Movie)
 1981 Histoires extraordinaires (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1980 Arsène Lupin joue et perd (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1980)
- Episode #1.5 (1980)
- Episode #1.4 (1980)
- Episode #1.3 (1980)
- Episode #1.2 (1980)
 1976 Sartre par lui-même (Documentary)
 1974 Les grands détectives (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 Cinéastes de notre temps (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Murnau (1970)
 1965 Evariste Galois (Short)
 1964 The Pit and the Pendulum (TV Short)
 1958 End of Desire
 1953 Les crimes de l'amour (segment "Le Rideau cramoisi")
 1953 The Crimson Curtain (Short)
 1948 Aller et retour (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Le Montreur d'Ombres". Paris:Bartillat ISBN-13: 978-2841000647 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | See more »
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Trivia:

His text "Naissance d'une nouvelle avant-garde: la caméra-stylo" is sometimes considered as the text that eventually gave birth to the New Wave movies. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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