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Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907–1977)


Beginning his film career as a screenwriter, Henri-Georges Clouzot switched over to directing and in 1943 had the distinction of having his film Le Corbeau (1943) banned by both the German forces occupying France and the Free French forces fighting them, but for different reasons. He shot to international fame with The Wages of Fear (1953) and ... See full bio »

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(age 69) in Paris, France

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(1953)
Diabolique Writer
(1955)
Manon Writer
(1949)
(1947)

Filmography

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 2017 La Vérité (Short) (based on "La Verité")
 1996 Diabolique (screenplay "Les Diaboliques")
 1994 Torment (original screenplay)
 1968 La Prisonnière (scenario, adaptation and dialogue)
 1964 Inferno
 1960 La Vérité (scenario)
 1957 The Spies (scenario - adaptation, dialogue)
 1955 Diabolique (scenario and dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1953 The Wages of Fear (adaptation and dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1950 Miquette (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1949 Retour à la vie (scenario and dialogue - as H.-G. Clouzot) / (scenario and dialogue: Troisième Sketch - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1949 Manon (written by - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1947 Quai des Orfèvres (dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot) / (screenplay - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1943 Le Corbeau (adaptation and dialogue - as Henri Georges Clouzot)
 1942 The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (adaptation - as H.G. Clouzot) / (dialogue - uncredited)
 1942 Les Inconnus dans la Maison (dialogue) / (scenario and dialogue - as Henri Georges Clouzot)
 1941 The Last One of the Six (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1941 Le duel (scenario & dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1938 The Rebel (scenario)
 1938 Bargekeepers Daughter (adaptation)
 1934 Caprice de princesse (dialogue)
 1933 Dream Castle (dialogue)
 1933 Tout pour l'amour (dialogues)
 1932 Should We Wed Them? (dialogue)
 1932 The Last Blow
 1932 Niebla
 1931 I'll Be Alone After Midnight (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1931 The Unknown Singer (adaptation)
 1931 Dragnet Night (adaptation)
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Personal Details

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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

H. G. Clouzot | H.-G. Clouzot | H.G. Clouzot | Henri Georges Clouzot

Spouse:

Inès Clouzot  (his death) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Inferno (1964)] It all started with insomnia. I had this idea, which was to dramatize the feeling of anxiety which I have every night and which keeps me awake. I wrote a 50-page treatment. Well, I quickly realised, after having finished these 50 pages sadly, that it was fairly easy to convey to an audience that a character can have ten obsessions but you can't share these obsessions in two ... See more »

Trivia:

He beat Alfred Hitchcock in buying the rights to "Les Diaboliques" with a margin of just a few hours. He filmed it as Diabolique (1955). See more »

Nickname:

The French Hitchcock See more »

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