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Edmond Séchan (1919–2002)

Edmond Séchan was born on September 20, 1919 in Montpellier, Hérault, France. He was a cinematographer and director, known for One-Eyed Men Are Kings (1974), The String Bean (1962) and The Day of the Jackal (1973). He died on June 7, 2002 in Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine, France. See full bio »

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One-Eyed Men Are Kings Cinematographer
The String Bean Director
The Day of the Jackal Camera and Electrical Department
Toine Director


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 1987 L'âge de Monsieur est avancé (TV Movie)
 1984 Happy Easter
 1984 The Vultures
 1983 Femmes
 1982 The Party 2
 1981 Nana (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 The Party
 1978 The Escape
 1977 Monsieur Papa
 1977 Le pays bleu
 1976 Cinéma 16 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La manipulation (1976)
 1975-1976 Splendeurs et misères des courtisanes (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... (1975)
- Episode #1.5 (1976)
- Episode #1.4 (1976)
- Episode #1.3 (1976)
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... (1975)
 1974 One-Eyed Men Are Kings (Short)
 1974 À dossiers ouverts (TV Series)
 1973 Le mataf
 1971 Le lys de mer
 1970 Only the Cool
 1969 The Nail Clippers (Short)
 1966 Monkey Money
 1965 Skies Above
 1964 Backfire (director of photography)
 1964 That Man from Rio (director of photography - as Edmond Sechan)
 1963 La montagne de fer (Documentary short)
 1959 Le soleil de Pierre (Documentary short)
 1959 The Chasers
 1958 No Escape
 1958 Tamango
 1956 The Red Balloon (Short)
 1955 Nagana
 1955 Omnibus (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Turn of the Screw (1955) ... (segment "Oil Well")
 1954 Au pays de Guillaume le Conquérant (Documentary short)
 1954 Le bon planteur de cacao (Documentary short)
 1954 Les routiers du désert (Documentary short)
 1954 Mano 1 (Documentary short)
 1953 Zougouldak (Documentary short)
 1953 White Mane (director of photography)
 1950 Congolaise (Documentary)
 1949 L'éveil d'un monde (Documentary short)
 1949 La grande case (Documentary short)
 1947 Danses congolaises (Documentary short)
 1947 Pirogues sur l'Ogooué (Documentary short)
 1946 Au pays des Pygmées (Documentary short)
 1946 Le grand retour (Documentary short)
 1946 Symphonie des dentelles (Documentary short)
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Uncle of Renaud and of Thierry Séchan and David Séchan.

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