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Marcel Proust (1871–1922)

Marcel Proust was a French intellectual, author and critic, best known for his seven-volume fiction 'In search of Lost Time'. He coined the term "involuntary memory", which became also known as "Proust effect" in modern psychology. He was born Valentin Louis Georges Eugéne Marcel Proust, on July 10, 1871, in Paris, France. His father, Achille ... See full bio »


(age 51) in Paris, France

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 2011 À la recherche du temps perdu (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Les intermittences du coeur (2011) ... (novel)
 2009 The Time of Love (Short) (additional material)
 2005 Ici et là (Short) (novel "A la recherche du temps perdu")
 2000 The Captive (inspired by the book "La prisonnière")
 1986 Preámbulo a un silencio (Short) (writings)
 1984 Swann in Love (novel)
 1981 Les intermittences du coeur (TV Movie) (novels "A la recherche du temps perdu")
 1955 Madame Aurélie (TV Movie)
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 1999 The Five Senses (author: excerpt from "Remembrance of Things Past")
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 2000 The Captive (special thanks: from Chantal Akerman)
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 1995 Without Walls (TV Series documentary)
 1993 Marcel Proust: A Writer's Life (TV Movie)
 1971 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- In Search of Lost Time (1971) ... Himself

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It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body. See more »


His lifelong problem with asthma also contributed to problems with insomnia. See more »

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