Alain Resnais (1922–2014)


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Alain Resnais was born on June 3, 1922 in Vannes, Morbihan, France as Alain Pierre Marie Jean Georges Resnais. He was a director and editor, known for Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959), Same Old Song (1997) and My American Uncle (1980). He was married to Sabine Azéma and Florence Malraux. He died on March 1, 2014 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 59 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

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(1959)
Same Old Song Director
(1997)
(1980)
Wild Grass Director
(2009)

Filmography

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 2014 Life of Riley
 2009 Wild Grass
 1997 Same Old Song
 1993 No Smoking
 1992 L'encyclopédie audio-visuelle (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Gershwin (1992)
 1991 Lest We Forget (segment "Pour Esteban González González, Cuba")
 1986 Mélo
 1977 Providence
 1974 Stavisky
 1973 The Year 01 (sequence director "Séquence de New York")
 1968 Cinétracts (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1967 Far from Vietnam (Documentary) (segment "Claude Ridder")
 1963 Muriel
 1958 Le chant du Styrène (Documentary short)
 1956 All the Memory in the World (Documentary short)
 1956 Night and Fog (Documentary short)
 1953 Statues also Die (Documentary short)
 1951 Guernica (Documentary short)
 1951 Pictura (Documentary) (segment "Goya")
 1950 Gauguin (Documentary short)
 1948 Châteaux de France (Documentary short)
 1948 Les jardins de Paris (Short)
 1948 Malfray (Documentary short)
 1948 Van Gogh (Documentary short)
 1947 Journée naturelle (Documentary short)
 1947 L'alcool tue (Short) (as Alzin Rezarail)
 1947 La bague (Short)
 1947 Le lait Nestlé (Documentary short)
 1947 Portrait d'Henri Goetz (Documentary short)
 1947 Visite à César Doméla (Documentary short)
 1947 Visite à Félix Labisse (Documentary short)
 1947 Visite à Hans Hartung (Documentary short)
 1947 Visite à Lucien Coutaud (Documentary short)
 1947 Visite à Oscar Dominguez (Documentary short)
 1946 Schéma d'une identification (Documentary short)
 1936 L'aventure de Guy (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Volume of photos: "Réperages", 1973.

Publicity Listings:

9 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex Reval | Alzin Rezarail

Height:

6' 3¼" (1.91 m)

Spouse:

Sabine Azéma  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

My dream would be to make a movie with Stephen Sondheim. I'm proud that I got him to do the music for 'Stavisky'. See more »

Trivia:

Was married to Florence Malraux, the only daughter of the writer André Malraux. See more »

Nickname:

The Sphinx

Star Sign:

Gemini

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