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Alain Tanner

Alain Tanner was born on December 6, 1929 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976), In the White City (1983) and The Salamander (1971). He has been married to Janine Giudici since 1964. See full bio »

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In the White City
The Salamander
The Salamander Director
Light Years Away
Light Years Away Director


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