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Claude Goretta (1929–2019)

Claude Goretta was born on June 23, 1929 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He was a director and writer, known for The Invitation (1973), The Lacemaker (1977) and La provinciale (1980). He died on February 20, 2019 in Geneva, Canton de Genève, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Known For

The Invitation Director
The Lacemaker Director
La provinciale Director


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 2006 Sartre, Years of Passion (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2006)
- Part 1 (2006)
 2001 Thérèse et Léon (TV Movie)
 1997 The Last Summer (TV Movie)
 1996 L'histoire du samedi (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Vivre avec toi (1996)
- Le dernier chant (1996)
 1995 Het verdriet van België (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
 1991-1995 Maigret (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Maigret a peur (1995)
 1993 La grande collection (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1992 L'ombre
 1991 Visages suisses (Documentary)
 1991 Gesichter der Schweiz (Documentary) (segments "Nicole Niquille, Guide de montagne/Bergführerin", "Jean Tinguely, Artiste/Künstler", "Pascal Auberson, Chanteur/Sänger")
 1986 L'heure Simenon (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Orfeo
 1982 Les vêpres de la Vierge (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 Bonheur toi-même (Short)
 1978 The Roads of Exile (TV Movie)
 1977 L'épistémologie génétique de Jean Piaget (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 The Lacemaker
 1971 Le temps d'un portrait (TV Movie)
 1970 The Madman
 1969 Vivre ici (TV Movie)
 1967 Les femmes aussi (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1966 Jean-Luc persécuté (TV Movie)
 1963 La miss à Raoul (Short)
 1963 Un dimanche de mai (Short)
 1963 Continents sans visa (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1961 Le retour (Short)
 1960 Grande Dixence - La construction du barrage (Documentary short)
 1957 Nice Time (Short documentary)
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Personal Quote:

[on never having studied film formally] I learned by watching good films.


Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 400-405. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

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