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Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)

Paul Verlaine was born on March 30, 1844 in Metz, France. He was a writer, known for French Kiss (1995), Stonehearst Asylum (2014) and Norwegian Wood (2010). He was previously married to Mathilde Meuté de Fleurville. He died on January 8, 1896 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 51) in Paris, France

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French Kiss Soundtrack
Stonehearst Asylum Soundtrack
Norwegian Wood Soundtrack
Gentlemen Soundtrack


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 2004 Poèmes à voir (TV Series short) (poem - 1 episode)
- Il pleure dans mon coeur (2004) ... (poem)
 1985 Assassins: A Film Concerning Rimbaud (Short) (text)
 1975 L'île aux enfants (TV Series) (writer "Chanson d'automne" - 1 episode)
- L'automne (1975) ... (writer "Chanson d'automne")
 1953 Correspondances (TV Series documentary) (texts - 1 episode)
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 2020 Brassens par Brassens (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Verlaine")
 2017 Unit 42 (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Face à Face (2017) ... (lyrics: "En Vérité")
 2016 Frantz (lyrics: "Chanson d'Automne")
 2016 Journey to Greenland (lyrics: "Le Ciel est par-dessus le Toit")
 2014/I Gentlemen (lyrics: "Voici mon Coeur")
 2014 Stonehearst Asylum (lyrics: "Dansons la Gigue")
 2010 Norwegian Wood (lyrics: "L'Heure Exquise")
 2009 Wild Cherry (lyrics: "En Sourdine")
 2008 The Caller (lyrics: "Chevaux de Bois")
 2002 Pretenders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tarjeta de navidad (2002) ... (writer: "Verlaine" - uncredited)
 1995 French Kiss (lyrics: "Verlaine")
 1988 Camille Claudel (lyrics: "Spleen")

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)


Mathilde Meuté de Fleurville  (divorced)  (1 child)

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His relationship with fellow poet Arthur Rimbaud was the subject of Christopher Hampton's 1967 play "Total Eclipse". Hampton later adapted his play for the 1995 film version (Total Eclipse (1995)) directed by Agnieszka Holland and starring David Thewlis as Verlaine. See more »

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