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Willy Kurant (1934–2021)

Willy Kurant was born on February 15, 1934 in Liege, Belgium. He is known for his work on Under the Sun of Satan (1987), Pootie Tang (2001) and French Intrigue (1970). He died on May 1, 2021 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 87) in Paris, France

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Under the Sun of Satan Cinematographer
Pootie Tang Cinematographer
French Intrigue Cinematographer
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 2013 Jealousy
 2004 Les joues rouges (Short)
 2004 La vie dehors (TV Movie)
 2001 Pootie Tang
 2001 An Unlikely Couple (TV Movie)
 1999 Brigade spéciale (TV Series)
 1998 Venise est une femme (TV Movie)
 1998 The New Swiss Family Robinson (director of photography)
 1997 Rose Hill (TV Movie)
 1997 Day and Night
 1996 Le cheval de coeur (TV Movie)
 1996 The Little Riders (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1995 The Baby-Sitters Club (director of photography)
 1995 Ils n'ont pas 20 ans (TV Movie)
 1994 China Moon
 1989 Stormy Summer
 1988 Milan noir
 1985 Tuff Turf (director of photography)
 1983 Equator
 1983 The Islands
 1981 The Killing of America (Documentary) (cinematography by)
 1980 Mama Dracula
 1978 Outside Chance (TV Movie)
 1978 Harper Valley P.T.A. (director of photography)
 1977 The Sitter (Short) (photography by)
 1977 The Incredible Melting Man (director of photography - as Willy Curtis)
 1977 A Grin Without A Cat (Documentary)
 1974 The Gray Days
 1972 Keine Welt für Kinder (Documentary)
 1972 Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (Documentary) (director of photography)
 1971 Le feu sacré
 1970 The Deep
 1970 French Intrigue (as Willy Kurrant)
 1970 Bhakti
 1969 The Night of the Following Day (as Willi Kurant)
 1968 The Immortal Story (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1968 Au pan coupé
 1967 The Heroine
 1967 Far from Vietnam (Documentary)
 1967 The Departure
 1967 Anna (TV Movie)
 1966 Roméos et jupettes (Short)
 1966 Elsa la rose (Documentary short)
 1966 The Creatures
 1965 L'affaire des poissons (Short)
 1964 4 fois D (Documentary short)
 1964 Bosphore (Documentary short)
 1964 Byzance (Short)
 1964 Istanbul (Documentary short)
 1964 La cage aux oiseaux (Short)
 1964 La corne d'or (Documentary short)
 1964 Maître Galip (Documentary short)
 1964 Nuit noire, Calcutta (Short)
 1964 Pehlivan (Documentary short)
 1964 Paris d-moll (Documentary short)
 1963 Dans le vent (Short)
 1963 Les idoles (Documentary short)
 1963 Cinq colonnes à la une (TV Series) (segment director of photography - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 September 1963 (1963) ... (segment director of photography)
 1962 Un jour à Paris (Short)
 1961 Béjart (Documentary short)
 1961 Mon frère Jacques (TV Movie documentary) (as Willy Kourant)
 1959 Hiver sur un bois (Documentary short)
 1959 Les hommes de Nieuport (Documentary short)
 1959 Une journée à Chimay (Documentary short)
 1957 Impression de Moscou (Short)
 1954 Pierre-Romain Desfossez (Documentary short)
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Alternate Names:

Willy Curtis | Willy Kourant | Willi Kurant | Willy Kurrant

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