Chantal Akerman (1950–2015)


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Chantal Akerman was born on June 6, 1950 in Brussels, Belgium as Chantal Anne Akerman. She was a director and writer, known for Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975), Je Tu Il Elle (1974) and The Meetings of Anna (1978). She was married to Sonia Wieder-Atherton. She died on October 5, 2015 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 65) in Paris, France

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 2015 No Home Movie (Documentary)
 2010 On bosse ici! On vit ici! On reste ici! (Short) (co-director)
 2009 À l'Est avec Sonia Wieder-Atherton (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 State of the World (segment "Tombée de nuit sur Shanghai")
 2006 Down There (Documentary)
 2003 With Sonia Wieder-Atherton (TV Movie documentary)
 2002/I From the Other Side (Documentary)
 2000 The Captive
 1999 South (Documentary)
 1997 Le jour où... (Short)
 1996 Cinéma, de notre temps (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1993 From the East (Documentary)
 1993 Monologues (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1991 Lest We Forget (segment "Pour Febe Elisabeth Velásquez, El Salvador")
 1991 Night and Day
 1986 La paresse (Short)
 1986 Le marteau (Short)
 1986 Letters Home (TV Movie)
 1986 Mallet-Stevens (Short)
 1986 Seven Women, Seven Sins (segment "Portrait d'une Paresseuse")
 1984 J'ai faim, j'ai froid (Short)
 1984 New York, New York bis (Short)
 1984 Télévision de chambre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 Paris Seen By... 20 Years After (segment "1 "J'ai faim, J'ai froid")
 1983 On Tour with Pina Bausch (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 Les années 80 (Documentary)
 1980 Tell Me (TV Movie documentary)
 1976 News from Home (Documentary)
 1975 Le 15/8 (Short)
 1975 Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (as Chantal Anne Akerman)
 1974 Je Tu Il Elle
 1973 Hanging Out Yonkers (Short)
 1973 Hôtel Monterey (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1972 La chambre (Short)
 1971 Saute ma ville (Short)
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Other Works:

Book: "Ma Mere Rit". Paris: Mercure De Fran. ISBN 2715234732

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chantal Ackerman | Chantal Anne Akerman

Spouse:

Sonia Wieder-Atherton  (her death)
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Personal Quote:

[on Delphine Seyrig] The French film establishment never forgave her for her outspokenness. If she had not been so beautiful, so aristocratic, it might not have been so bad. But the incongruity between their fantasy of her and what she was- a total feminist activist to the end of her life- they couldn't tolerate that. She was as much of a force in our lives as on the screen, and that's something ... See more »

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Her work has been celebrated in London in a full retrospective organized by the film collective 'A now amours', while her latest film, No Home Movie (2015), premiered at the Locarno Film Festival in August 2015. See more »

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