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Pierre Chenal (1904–1990)

Pierre Chenal was born on December 5, 1904 in Brussels, Belgium as Pierre Cohen. He was a director and writer, known for Crime and Punishment (1935), Native Son (1951) and Il fu Mattia Pascal (1937). He was married to Florence Marly. He died on December 23, 1990 in La Garenne-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. See full bio »

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(1935)
Native Son Director
(1951)
(1937)
(1937)

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Autobiography: "Pierre Chenal: souvenirs du cineaste, filmographie, temoignages, documents" by Pierre Chenal, Paris : Dujarric, 1987.

Alternate Names:

Pierre Cohen | Dave Young
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As a French Jew, he was forced to abandon a flourishing career as a director, fleeing from Nazi-occupied France for Argentina in 1942. He resumed work after the war, but with considerably less success.

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