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Alain Resnais (1922–2014)


Alain Resnais was born on June 3, 1922 in Vannes, Morbihan, France as Alain Pierre Marie Jean Georges Resnais. He was a director and editor, known for Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959), Last Year at Marienbad (1961) and Night and Fog (1955). He was married to Sabine Azéma and Florence Malraux. He died on March 1, 2014 in Paris, France. See full bio »

Died:

(age 91) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 55 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Life of Riley
 2009 Wild Grass
 1997 Same Old Song
 1992 L'encyclopédie audio-visuelle (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Gershwin (1992)
 1991 Lest We Forget (segment "Pour Esteban Gonzalez Gonzalez, Cuba")
 1986 Mélo
 1977 Providence
 1974 Stavisky...
 1973 The Year 01 (sequence director "Séquence de New York")
 1968 Cinétracts (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1967 Far from Vietnam (Documentary) (segment "Claude Ridder")
 1959 Le chant du Styrène (Documentary short)
 1956 Toute la mémoire du monde (Documentary short)
 1955 Night and Fog (Documentary short)
 1953 Statues also Die (Documentary short)
 1951 Pictura (Documentary) (segment "Goya")
 1950 Gauguin (Short)
 1950/I Guernica (Short)
 1948 Les jardins de Paris (Short)
 1948 Malfray (Documentary short)
 1948/I Van Gogh (Documentary short)
 1948/II Van Gogh (Documentary short)
 1947 L'alcool tue (Short) (as Alzin Rezarail)
 1947 La bague
 1947 Visite à Oscar Dominguez (Documentary short)
 1936 L'aventure de Guy (Short)
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Volume of photos: "Réperages", 1973.

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9 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex Reval | Alzin Rezarail

Height:

6' 3¼" (1.91 m)
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[on film-watching] I turn the lights low and take no calls. I like Bob Hope; I find him mysterious. See more »

Trivia:

At 17, he moved to Paris and studied acting, before entering the French military during WWII. See more »

Nickname:

The Sphinx

Star Sign:

Gemini

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