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Sylvia Bataille (1908–1993)

Sylvia Bataille was an acclaimed French actress, who in 1939 won Le prix Suzanne-Bianchetti, given to France's most promising actress - other winners include the great actresses Audrey Tatou, Isabelle Adjani, Geneviève Bujold, Isabelle Huppert, Simone Signoret. Bataille acted in Renoir's Crime of Monsieur Lange, and A Day in the Country. Her first ... See full bio »


(age 85) in Paris, France

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A Day in the Country
Confessions of a Newlywed
Confessions of a Newlywed Paulette Papillot
Gates of the Night
Gates of the Night Claire Lécuyer


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 1950 Julie de Carneilhan
 1950 The Ways of Love
 1948 Aller et retour (Short)
 1946 Gates of the Night
Claire Lécuyer
 1941 L'enfer des anges
 1940 Campement 13
 1940 Le collier de chanvre
Anny, la serveuse
 1939 Quartier latin
 1939 Le château des quatre obèses
L'assistante de Carter
 1939 Serge Panine
 1938 À nous la jeunesse (Short)
 1938 Les gens du voyage
Yvonne Barlay
 1937 Forfaiture
 1937 L'affaire du courrier de Lyon
Madeleine Brebant
 1937 Cargaison blanche
Yvette Martin
 1936 A Day in the Country (Short)
 1936 Topaze
Ernestine Muche
 1936 Jenny
 1936 Rose
 1934 Adémaï aviateur
 1934 Un chien qui raccroche (Short)
 1930 The Story of the Fox
Rabbit (voice)
 1930 La joie d'une heure
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Her daughter from her first marriage with Georges Bataille was the psychoanalyst Laurence Bataille (1930-1966). She had a second daughter, Judith (born in 1941) from her second marriage to psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan.

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