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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 »


(age 92) in Paris, France

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Shadows of Adultery
Bad Liaisons
Bad Liaisons Director
End of Desire
End of Desire Director
The Crimson Curtain


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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 by Himself (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
 1955 Bad Liaisons
 1953 Two Love Crimes (segment "Le Rideau cramoisi")
 1953 The Crimson Curtain (Short)
 1948 Aller et retour (Short)
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Book: "50 ans de télévision racontés par... " Paris:Le Passeur ISBN: 978-2-36890-242-4; interview of Astruc by Guy Séligmann p.161-173. See more »

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 75-78. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

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