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Marcel Camus (1912–1982)

The work of Marcel Camus is characterized by a lyricism which, although central to his fine films of the 1950s and 60s - Fugitive in Saigon (1957)(aka: FUGITIVE IN SAIGON), Black Orpheus (1959)(aka:BLACK ORPHEUS) and Love in the Night (1968) - later deteriorated into superficial sentimentality. Camus was a professor of painting and sculpture ... See full bio »


(age 69) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Black Orpheus
Black Orpheus Director
Bahia Director
Atlantic Wall
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 1983 Capitali culturali d'Europa (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Madrid (1983)
 1982 Le féminin pluriel (TV Movie)
 1980 Les amours du mal-aimé (TV Movie)
 1980 Winnetou le mescalero (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Duels (1980)
 1979 Le roi qui vient du sud (TV Mini-Series)
 1976 Bahia
 1974 Les faucheurs de marguerites (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1974)
- Episode #1.2 (1974)
- Episode #1.1 (1974)
 1973 Molière pour rire et pour pleurer (TV Mini-Series)
 1973 La porteuse de pain (TV Mini-Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1973)
- Episode #1.12 (1973)
- Episode #1.11 (1973)
- Episode #1.10 (1973)
- Episode #1.9 (1973)
 1970 Atlantic Wall
 1960 The Pioneers
 1959 Black Orpheus
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