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Denys de La Patellière (1921–2013)

Denys de La Patellière was born on March 8, 1921 in Nantes, France as Denys de Dubois de La Patellière. He was a director and writer, known for Taxi for Tobruk (1961), The Upper Hand (1966) and The Possessors (1958). He died on July 21, 2013 in Dinard, Ille-et-Vilaine, France. See full bio »

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Taxi for Tobruk
Taxi for Tobruk Director
The Upper Hand
The Upper Hand Director
The Possessors
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 1994-1995 Maigret (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1993 Diamond Swords (TV Movie)
 1992 L'affaire Salengro (TV Movie)
 1987 Bonjour maître (TV Mini-Series)
 1985 Le paria (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (1985)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (1985)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (1985)
 1983 Secret diplomatique (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Le cahier noir (1983)
- Carte blanche (1983)
 1979 Le comte de Monte-Cristo (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Les scélérats (1979)
- Les scélérats (1979)
- Le revenant (1979)
 1977 Un juge, un flic (TV Series)
 1976 Cinéma 16 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La manipulation (1976)
 1972 Killer
 1968 The Tattoo (as Denis de la Patellière)
 1968 Dear Caroline
 1966 Soleil noir
 1966 Father's Trip
 1965 God's Thunder (as Denys de La Patelliere)
 1962 Why Paris?
 1962 Emile's Boat
 1961 Taxi for Tobruk (as Denys de la Patellière)
 1959 Eyes of Love
 1959 Rue de Paris
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Show Show Self (11 credits)

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Denys de La Patelliere | Denis de La Patellière | Denis de la Patellière | Denys de la Patellière

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French film director of the 1950's and 60's, who specialised in escapist entertainments, often starring Jean Gabin. His style went somewhat out of fashion with the advent of the New Wave movement. See more »

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