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Jacques Prévert (1900–1977)

Jacques Prévert was born on February 4, 1900 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France as Jacques André Marie Prévert. He was a writer, known for Children of Paradise (1945), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) and High Crimes (2002). He was married to Janine Loris and Simone Dienne. He died on April 11, 1977 in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Children of Paradise
(1945)
High Crimes
High Crimes Soundtrack
(2002)
The Score
The Score Soundtrack
(2001)

Filmography

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 2014 Je suis (Short) (original text)
 2011 Déjeuner Du Matin (Short) (poem by)
 2008 The Loneliness Trilogy (Short) (poem)
 2006 Chasse à l'enfant (Short) (poem)
 2004 Glimpse 12 (Video) (text)
 2002 To progevma (Short) (poem)
 2000 L'autre temps (Short) (poem)
 2000 Buen día mamá, buen día (Short) (poem)
 1996 Proino gevma (Short) (poem)
 1992 Drôle d'immeuble (Short) (short story)
 1992 Xypnima arga to proi (Short) (poem)
 1991 Progevma (Short) (poem)
 1980 The King and the Mockingbird (dialogue) / (screenplay)
  L'île aux enfants (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1974 - 1975) (writer "En sortant de l'école" - 1 episode, 1974)
- La poésie (1975) ... (writer: "Chanson pour chanter à tue-tête et à cloche-pied")
- Finale du concours de poésie (1974) ... (writer "En sortant de l'école")
- Casimir poète (1974) ... (writer: "Chanson des escargots qui vont à l'enterrement")
 1973 Le chien mélomane (Short)
 1972 Plain-chant (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 Le diamant (Short)
 1968 Montand chante Prévert (TV Movie)
 1966 À la belle étoile (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1963 Le petit chapiteau (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1961 Amours célèbres (adaptation and dialogue)
 1960 Les primitifs du XIIIè (Short)
 1960 Paris la belle (Short documentary)
 1957 La Seine a rencontré Paris (Documentary short) (poem)
 1956 Léon la lune (Short) (prologue)
 1956 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (as Jacques Prevert)
 1955 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Carnet de Baile (1955)
 1955 Mon chien (Short) (commentary)
 1952 The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird (screenplay, adaptation and dialogue)
 1951 Bim (commentary) / (screenplay)
 1950 Souvenirs perdus (screenplay and dialogue - segments "Une statuette d'Osiris", "Le violon")
 1950 La Marie du port (dialogue - uncredited)
 1950 Les feuilles mortes (Short) (poem by)
 1949 Les amants de Vérone (dialogue)
 1948 Le petit soldat (Short) (screenplay)
 1947 Noah's Ark (adaptation and dialogue)
 1947 Voyage surprise (screenplay and dialogue)
 1946 Aubervilliers (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1946 Gates of the Night (ballet "Le rendez-vous") / (scenario and dialogue)
 1945 Sortilèges (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1945 Children of Paradise (scenario and dialogue)
 1943 Adieu Léonard (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1943 Lumière d'été (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1943 Le soleil a toujours raison (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1943 Une femme dans la nuit (adaptation - uncredited) / (dialogue)
 1941 Stormy Waters (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1941 L'enfer des anges (scenario & adaptation - uncredited)
 1939 Le Jour se Leve (dialogue)
 1939 The Mysterious Mr. Davis (uncredited)
 1938 Ernest le rebelle (dialogue)
 1938 Port of Shadows (scenario and dialogue)
 1938 Les disparus de St. Agil (dialogue - uncredited)
 1937 L'affaire du courrier de Lyon (dialogue)
 1937 Bizarre, Bizarre (adaptation and dialogue)
 1936 27 rue de la Paix (adaptation)
 1936 Jenny
 1936 Moutonnet (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1936 The Crime of Monsieur Lange (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1934 L'hôtel du libre échange (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1934 Taxi de minuit (Short)
 1934 Un chien qui raccroche (Short) (uncredited)
 1933 Ciboulette (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1932 Comme une carpe (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1932 Ténérife (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1932 L'affaire est dans le sac (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1932 Baleydier (dialogue)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: His story, "Les Enfants Du Paradis," was adapted by Simon Callow (who also directed) in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England. with Colin Farrell, James Purefoy, Helen McCrory, Joseph Fiennes, Rupert Graves, Colin George, Sylestra Le Touzel, Robert Demeger, Maggie Wells, Peter Spoule,... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jacques Prevert
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Trivia:

Member of Groupe Octobre, a left-wing theatre company, from 1932. Also associated with the surrealist movement under Andre Breton in the 1920's. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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