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Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907–1977)


Beginning his film career as a screenwriter, Henri-Georges Clouzot switched over to directing and in 1943 had the distinction of having his film Le corbeau (1943) banned by both the German forces occupying France and the Free French forces fighting them, but for different reasons. He shot to international fame with The Wages of Fear (1953) and ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 69) in Paris, France

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Known For

Diabolique
Diabolique Writer
(1955)
The Wages of Fear
(1953)
Quai des Orfèvres
(1947)
Le corbeau
Le corbeau Writer
(1943)

Filmography

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 1996 Diabolique (screenplay "Les Diaboliques")
 1994 L'Enfer (1964 script)
 1968 Woman in Chains (scenario, adaptation and dialogue)
 1964 L'enfer
 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)
 1949 Retour à la vie (segment "3: "Le retour de Jean")
 1949 Manon (screenplay)
 1947 Quai des Orfèvres (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1943 Le corbeau (adaptation and dialogue - as Henri Georges Clouzot)
 1942 L'assassin habite... au 21 (adaptation - as H.G. Clouzot) / (dialogue - uncredited)
 1942 Les inconnus dans la maison (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1941 Le dernier des six (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1941 Le duel (scenario & dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1938 Le révolté (scenario)
 1938 Bargekeepers Daughter (adaptation)
 1934 Château de rêve (dialogue)
 1934 Caprice de princesse (dialogue)
 1933 Tout pour l'amour (dialogues)
 1932 Faut-il les marier? (dialogue)
 1932 Niebla
 1931 Un soir de rafle (adaptation)
 1931 Je serai seule après minuit (dialogue) / (scenario)
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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

H. G. Clouzot | H.G. Clouzot | Henri Georges Clouzot
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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 140-144. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

Nickname:

The French Hitchcock

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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