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Jacques Demy (1931–1990)

Jacques Demy was born on June 5, 1931 in Pontchâteau, Loire-Atlantique, France. He was a director and writer, known for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964), The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967) and Une Chambre en Ville (1982). He was married to Agnès Varda. He died on October 27, 1990 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 59) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Une Chambre en Ville
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 1988 La table tournante (collaborator)
 1985 Parking
 1984 Louisiana (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1980 La naissance du jour (TV Movie)
 1979 Lady Oscar
 1970 Donkey Skin
 1969 Model Shop
 1963 Bay of Angels
 1962 Les sept péchés capitaux (segment "La luxure")
 1961 Lola
 1959 Ars (Short)
 1959 La mère et l'enfant (Short)
 1958 Musée Grévin (Short)
 1957 Le bel indifférent (Short)
 1956 Le sabotier du Val de Loire (Documentary short)
 1951 Les horizons morts (Short)
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Father of Mathieu Demy. See more »


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