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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908–2004)

Henri Cartier-Bresson was born on August 22, 1908 in Chanteloup-en-Brie, Seine-et-Marne, France. He is known for his work on L'Espagne vivra (1939), La vie est à nous (1936) and The Rules of the Game (1939). He was married to Martine Franck and Ratna (Elie) Mohini. He died on August 2, 2004 in l'Ile-sur-Sorgue, Vaucluse, France. See full bio »

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Known For

L'Espagne vivra Director
The Rules of the Game Le domestique anglais
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 1946 Reunion (Documentary short)
 1939 L'Espagne vivra (Documentary short)
 1938 With the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain (Documentary short)
 1938 Return to Life (Documentary) (as Henry Cartier)
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Other Works:

Book: "China in Transition"

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 25 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Henri Cartier | Henry Cartier

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Personal Quote:

In whatever one does, there must be a relationship between the eye and the heart.


Shot pictures with a Leica, the quietest of cameras, working only with black and white film without a flash. See more »


The Eye of the Century

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