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Jean-Pierre Gorin

Jean-Pierre Gorin was born on April 17, 1943. He is a director and writer, known for Tout va bien (1972), Poto and Cabengo (1980) and Routine Pleasures (1986). See full bio »


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Tout va bien
Tout va bien Director
Poto and Cabengo
Poto and Cabengo Director
Routine Pleasures
Here and Elsewhere


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 1992 My Crasy Life (Documentary)
 1986 Routine Pleasures (Documentary)
 1980 Poto and Cabengo (Documentary)
 1976 Here and Elsewhere (Documentary) (original footage: 1970)
 1972 Letter to Jane: An Investigation About a Still (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1972 Tout va bien
 1971 Vladimir et Rosa (uncredited)
 1971 Struggle in Italy (uncredited)
 1970 Wind from the East (uncredited)
 1968 Cinétracts (Documentary) (uncredited)
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Personal Quote:

"Grad school is more interesting for the peers that you meet than the teachers that you meet." (on going to grad school)


Nicknamed "Totoro" after the Hayao Miyazaki character by his students in Japan. The reason for this is because the character only appears to children with a pure heart and his students felt that he did as well. See more »


Always stresses the importance of the use of space in film when giving talks.

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