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Jacques Prévert (1900–1977)

Jacques Prévert was born on February 4, 1900 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France as Jacques André Marie Prévert. He was a writer and actor, known for Children of Paradise (1945), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) and High Crimes (2002). He was married to Janine Tricotet and Simone Dienne. He died on April 11, 1977... See full bio »

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 2014 Je suis (Short) (original text)
 2011 Déjeuner Du Matin (Short) (poem by)
 2010 Méli-mélodie: Spectacle lyrique pour poules et piano (Video) (selected writings by)
 2008 The Loneliness Trilogy (Short) (poem)
 2006 Chasse à l'enfant (Short) (poem)
 2004 Roy Stuart's Glimpse 12 (Video) (text)
 2002 To progevma (Short) (poem)
 2000 Buen día mamá, buen día (Short) (poem)
 2000 L'autre temps (Short) (poem)
 1996 Proino gevma (Short) (poem)
 1992 Drôle d'immeuble (Short) (short story)
 1992 Late Morning Awakening (Short) (poem)
 1991 Progevma (Short) (poem)
 1980 The King and the Mockingbird (dialogue) / (screenplay)
  L'île aux enfants (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1974 - 1975) (writer "En sortant de l'école" - 1 episode, 1974)
- La poésie (1975) ... (writer: "Chanson pour chanter à tue-tête et à cloche-pied")
- Finale du concours de poésie (1974) ... (writer "En sortant de l'école")
- Casimir poète (1974) ... (writer: "Chanson des escargots qui vont à l'enterrement")
 1973 Le chien mélomane (Short)
 1972 Plain-chant (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 Le diamant (Short)
 1968 Montand chante Prévert (TV Movie)
 1966 À la belle étoile (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1963 Le petit chapiteau (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1961 Famous Love Affairs (adaptation and dialogue)
 1960 Les primitifs du XIIIè (Short)
 1960 Two Snails (Short) (poem)
 1960 Paris la belle (Short documentary)
 1958 Paris mange son pain (Short) (commentary)
 1957 Old Aunt China (Short) (introduction text written by)
 1957 The Seine Meets Paris (Documentary short) (poem)
 1956 Léon la lune (Short) (prologue)
 1956 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (adaptation - as Jacques Prevert) / (dialogue - as Jacques Prevert)
 1955 Mon chien (Short) (commentary)
 1955 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Carnet de Baile (1955)
 1952 The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird (screenplay, adaptation and dialogue)
 1951 Bim (commentary) / (screenplay)
 1950 Les feuilles mortes (Short) (poem by)
 1950 Lost Souvenirs (screenplay and dialogue - segments "Une statuette d'Osiris", "Le violon")
 1950 La Marie du port (dialogue - uncredited)
 1949 The Lovers of Verona (dialogue)
 1948 The Little Soldier (Short) (screenplay)
 1947 Noah's Ark (adaptation and dialogue)
 1947 Voyage surprise (screenplay and dialogue)
 1946 Gates of the Night (ballet "Le rendez-vous") / (scenario and dialogue)
 1946 Aubervilliers (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1945 Sortilèges (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1945 Children of Paradise (scenario and dialogue)
 1943 Adieu Léonard (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1943 Lumière d'été (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1943 Le soleil a toujours raison (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1943 A Woman in the Night (adaptation - uncredited) / (dialogue)
 1942 Les Visiteurs du Soir (dialogue) / (original script)
 1941 Remorques (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1941 L'enfer des anges (scenario & adaptation - uncredited)
 1939 The Mysterious Mr. Davis (uncredited)
 1939 Le Jour Se Leve (dialogue)
 1938 Ernest the Rebel (dialogue)
 1938 Port of Shadows (scenario and dialogue)
 1938 Boys' School (dialogue - uncredited)
 1937 L'affaire du courrier de Lyon (dialogue - uncredited)
 1937 Bizarre, Bizarre (adaptation and dialogue)
 1936 27 rue de la Paix (adaptation)
 1936 Jenny (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1936 Moutonnet (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1936 The Crime of Monsieur Lange (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1935 A Rare Bird
 1934 Taxi de minuit (Short)
 1934 Un chien qui raccroche (Short) (uncredited)
 1934 L'hôtel du libre échange (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1933 Ciboulette (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1932 Comme une carpe (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1932 Ténérife (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1932 It's in the Bag (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1932 Baleydier (dialogue)
 1928 Paris express (Documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: His story, "Les Enfants Du Paradis," was adapted by Simon Callow (who also directed) in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England. with Colin Farrell, James Purefoy, Helen McCrory, Joseph Fiennes, Rupert Graves, Colin George, Sylestra Le Touzel, Robert Demeger, Maggie Wells, Peter Spoule,... See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jacques Prevert


Janine Tricotet  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »


Michèle Prévert


Pierre Prévert (sibling) | See more »

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