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Jean Grémillon (1898–1959)

Jean Grémillon was born on March 4, 1898 in Bayeux, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France. He was a director and writer, known for The Love of a Woman (1953), Pattes blanches (1949) and Stormy Waters (1941). He died on November 25, 1959 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 61) in Paris, France

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 1956 Haute-Lisse (Documentary short)
 1955 La maison aux images (Short)
 1952 L'encyclopédie filmée - alchimie, azur, absence (Documentary short) (segment "Astrologie")
 1949 The Charms of Life (Short)
 1946 Le 6 juin à l'aube (Documentary short)
 1941 Stormy Waters
 1937 Lady Killer
 1936 Valse royale
 1934 La dolorosa
 1933 Gonzague (as Grémillon)
 1930 Little Lise
 1928 Bobs
 1928 Misdeal
 1927 Gratuités
 1925 L'Auvergne
 1924 La bière
 1924 La fabrication du fil (Short)
 1924 La photogénie mécanique (Short)
 1924 Le roulement à billes (Short)
 1924 Les parfums (Short)
 1923 Chartres (Short)
 1923 Le revêtement des routes (Short)
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Attended the Paris Schola Cantorum, studying violin and composition. Worked in the orchestra pits of silent film theatres. Directed short documentaries, then feature films from 1924. He was best known for the film Stormy Waters (1941). See more »

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