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Jean Epstein (1897–1953)


Jean Epstein was born on March 25, 1897 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was a director and writer, known for The Fall of the House of Usher (1928), Mauprat (1926) and The Lion of the Moguls (1924). He died on April 2, 1953 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 56) in Paris, France

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Mauprat Director
(1926)
(1924)
(1927)

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 2016 Les bâtisseurs (Documentary)
 2016 Les feux de la mer (Documentary short)
 2016 Sa tête (Short)
 2000 Les berceaux (Short)
 1947 Le tempestaire (Short)
 1939 Artères de France (Documentary short)
 1938 Eau vive (Short)
 1938 La relève (Documentary)
 1937 Vive la vie (Documentary short)
 1936 La Bourgogne (Documentary short)
 1936 La Bretagne (Documentary short)
 1934 Chanson d'Armor (Short)
 1934 La vie d'un grand journal (Short documentary)
 1933 L'or des mers (Documentary)
 1932 La vilanelle des rubans (Short)
 1932 La chanson des peupliers (Short)
 1932 Le Cor (Short)
 1931 Le vieux chaland (Short)
 1931 Notre-Dame de Paris (Short documentary)
 1930 Le pas de la mule (Documentary short)
 1930 The Sea of Ravens (Documentary short)
 1929 Finis terrae
 1926 Au pays de George Sand (Short documentary)
 1926 Mauprat
 1925 Double Love
 1924 L'affiche
 1924 La goutte de sang (co-director)
 1923 La montagne infidèle (Documentary)
 1923 The Red Inn
 1923 Pasteur (co-director)
 1922 Les vendanges (Documentary)
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At first, studied to become a physician. Changed career paths and published volumes of poetry in the early 1920's. He then became a noted avant-garde theorist and director, best known for his films featuring the coast of Brittany. See more »

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