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Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907–1977)

After a decade as a screenwriter, Clouzot made his directorial debut in 1942. His next film, Le Corbeau: The Raven (1943) had the distinction of being banned both by the Nazis and the victorious French forces for differing reasons. He shot to international fame with The Wages of Fear (1953) and consolidated that success with Diabolique (1955), but ... See full bio »


(age 69) in Paris, France

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 1996 Diabolique (screenplay "Les Diaboliques")
 1994 L'Enfer (1964 script)
 1968 Woman in Chains (scenario, adaptation and dialogue)
 1964 Inferno
 1960 The Truth (scenario)
 1957 Les espions (scenario - adaptation, dialogue)
 1955 Diabolique (scenario and dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1953 The Wages of Fear (adaptation and dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1950 Miquette
 1949 Manon (screenplay)
 1947 Quai des Orfèvres (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1943 Le Corbeau: The Raven (adaptation and dialogue - as Henri Georges Clouzot)
 1942 The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (adaptation - as H.G. Clouzot) / (dialogue - uncredited)
 1942 Strangers in the House (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1941 The Last One of the Six (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1941 Le duel (scenario & dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1938 The Rebel (scenario)
 1938 Bargekeepers Daughter (adaptation)
 1934 Dream Castle (dialogue)
 1934 Caprice de princesse (dialogue)
 1933 Tout pour l'amour (dialogues)
 1932 Niebla
 1932 Should We Wed Them? (dialogue)
 1932 The Last Blow
 1931 Dragnet Night
 1931 Je serai seule après minuit (dialogue) / (scenario)
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Alternate Names:

H. G. Clouzot | H.G. Clouzot | Henri Georges Clouzot

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Alfred Hitchcock considered Clouzot a very serious rival for the title of Master of Suspense, and Psycho (1960) was put into production because Hitchcock specifically intended to outdo 'Les Diaboliques'. See more »


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