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André Bazin (1918–1958)

André Bazin was born on April 8, 1918 in Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France. He was an actor and writer, known for The Kreutzer Sonata (1956) and Le film de Bazin (2017). He was previously married to Janine Bazin. He died on November 11, 1958 in Nogent-sur-Marne, Seine [now Val-de-Marne], France. See full bio »

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 2017 Le film de Bazin (Documentary) (writer)
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 1987 Travelling avant (dedicated to) / (dedicatee)
 1959 The 400 Blows (in memory of)
 1939 The Rules of the Game (dedicated to the memory of - 1959 version)

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Janine Bazin  (his death)  (1 child)

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[on novel adaptations] It is nonsense to wax wroth about the indignities practiced on literary works on the screen, at least in the name of literature. After all, they cannot harm the original in the eyes of those who know it, however little they approximate to it. As for those who are unacquainted with the original, one of two things may happen; either they will be satisfied with the film which ... See more »


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