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Henri Colpi (1921–2006)

Henri Colpi was born on July 15, 1921 in Brig, Valais, Switzerland. He was an editor and director, known for The Long Absence (1961), Codine (1963) and The Mysterious Island (1973). He died on January 14, 2006 in Menton, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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The Long Absence Director
Codine Editor


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 1994 8, rue Vavin (Short)
 1989 Australia
 1986 Le sphinx (Documentary short)
 1978 The Cousteau Odyssey (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- The Nile: Part 2 (1978)
 1977 Bilitis
 1976 Chantons sous l'occupation (Documentary)
 1965 Fraternelle Amazonie (Documentary)
 1965 La femme fleur (Short)
 1963 Codine
 1961 L'image retrouvée (Documentary short)
 1960 Paris la belle (Short documentary)
 1959 Monsieur Tête (Short)
 1958 Along the Coast (Documentary short)
 1958 La mer et les jours (Short)
 1958 La première nuit (Short)
 1957 Chères vieilles choses (Documentary short)
 1957 La déroute (Short documentary)
 1956 Les hommes de la baleine (Short documentary)
 1956 The Mystery of Picasso (Documentary)
 1952 Le petit monde des étangs (Documentary short)
 1951 Superpacific (Short)
 1950 La Sarre, pleins feux (Documentary short)
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Ten reels of an unreleased silent film by Andre Antoine, L,Hirondelle et La Mesange, which had been stored by the French Cinematheque, were edited into a projectable version by Colpi for showing in 1983. See more »

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