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Pierre Guffroy (1926–2010)

Pierre Guffroy was born on April 22, 1926 in Paris, France as Pierre-Jacques Guffroy. He is known for his work on The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) and Frantic (1988). He died on September 27, 2010 in Chalon-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire, France. See full bio »

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Production Designer
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Frantic Production Designer
That Obscure Object of Desire
That Obscure Object of Desire Production Designer


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 1998 Pop Corn (Short)
 1994 Giorgino
 1993 Mother (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1992 Mother
 1991 Mother
 1989 Valmont
 1988 Frantic
 1986 Max mon amour
 1986 Pirates
 1983 Hanna K.
 1983 L'argent
 1980 Je vous aime
 1979 Tess
 1976 Mado
 1976 The Tenant
 1974 The Slap
 1974 Creezy
 1971 Bof!
 1970 Atlantic Wall
 1969 The Milky Way
 1967 Mouchette
 1966 The Defector
 1965 Pierrot le Fou (uncredited)
 1965/II La corde au cou
 1965 Alphaville (uncredited)
 1965 Histoires d'hommes (TV Series)
 1959 Black Orpheus
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P. Guffroy

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Guffroy studied sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and attended classes at the Institute for Advanced Film Studies from 1951 to 1953. See more »

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