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Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922–2008)


Born in Brest, France, in 1922, Alain Robbe-Grillet initially studied mathematics and biology. He graduated from the Paris-based Institut National Agronomique (National Institute of Agronomy) in 1945 and embarked on a career of scientific research in the tropics and in France. Then at age 30 he decided to change the direction of his career and ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Un bruit qui rend fou
(1995)
L'immortelle
L'immortelle Writer
(1963)
L'homme qui ment
(1968)

Filmography

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 2010 Campana de la noche (Short) (story)
 1995 Un bruit qui rend fou (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1994 Taxandria (script)
 1983 La belle captive (written by)
 1976 Centre Play (TV Series) (novel "Dans le labyrinthe" - 1 episode)
- In the Labyrinth (1976) ... (novel "Dans le labyrinthe")
 1975 Le jeu avec le feu (written by)
 1974 Successive Slidings of Pleasure (written by)
 1972 La Jalousie (TV Movie)
 1969 Les gommes (novel)
 1968 L'homme qui ment (writer)
 1966 Trans-Europ-Express (written by)
 1964 Encounter with Fritz Lang (Short)
 1963 L'immortelle (writer)
 1961 Last Year at Marienbad (scenario and dialogue)
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Other Works:

Novel: "The Erasers". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 10 Articles | See more »
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Refused to allow his novels to be made into films. See more »

Trademark:

His "new novel" style disregarded traditional literary devices such as plot and chronological narrative; objects are more significant than human actions.

Star Sign:

Leo

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