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Ghislain Cloquet (1924–1981)

Ghislain Cloquet was born on April 18, 1924 in Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium. He is known for Tess (1979), Love and Death (1975) and The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967). He was married to Sophie Becker. He died on November 2, 1981 in Montainville, Yvelines, France. See full bio »

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Known For

Tess Cinematographer
Love and Death Cinematographer
Le Trou Cinematographer


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 1981 Four Friends
 1979 Tess
 1979 Histoires insolites (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978 The Secret Life of Plants (Documentary)
 1978 Claudine (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1978 Her Ladyship the Judge (1978) (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Monsieur Bais (1978)
 1975 Love and Death (director of photography)
 1974 Say It with Flowers (as Gislain Cloquet)
 1973 Belle
 1972 Nathalie Granger (director of photography: avec la participation de)
 1971 Thumbs Up
 1970 Donkey Skin
 1969 Josef von Sternberg, een retrospektieve (TV Movie documentary)
 1967 Far from Vietnam (Documentary)
 1967 Mouchette
 1965 Mickey One (director of photography)
 1964 La belle marinière (TV Movie)
 1963 The Chicken (Short)
 1963 The Fire Within (director of photography)
 1962 Vive le tour (Documentary short)
 1961 L'exécution (TV Movie)
 1960 Third Side of the Coin (Documentary)
 1960 Le Trou
 1960 Le bel âge
 1957 Le mystère de l'atelier quinze (Short) (uncredited)
 1956 Ma famille et mon toit (Short)
 1956 All the Memory in the World (Documentary short)
 1956 Night and Fog (Documentary short)
 1955 Le cubisme (Documentary short)
 1955 Statues d'épouvante (Documentary short)
 1955 Pantomimes (Short)
 1954 La belle journée (Short)
 1953 Aux frontières de l'homme (Documentary short)
 1953 Lumière (TV Movie documentary)
 1953 Statues also Die (Documentary short)
 1953 Saint-Tropez, devoir de vacances (Documentary short)
 1950 Soldats d'eau douce (Short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

G. Cloquet | Gislain Cloquet


Sophie Becker  (1 child)

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Cloquet is known for his work with Robert Bresson, though he also collaborated with Claude Sautet, Jacques Demy, André Delvaux, Chris Marker, and Marguerite Duras. See more »

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