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Jean Delannoy

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Jean Delannoy was attending Paris University when he decided to follow the example of his sister, actress Henriette Delannoy, and seek out work in silent films. After acting in a handful of pictures, Delannoy became the chief editor at Paramount's Paris studios. He then turned director on such short subjects as Une vocation irresistable (1934) and L'ecole des detectives (1934), moving into features with 1935's Paris-Deauville. More popular with the public than with critics, Delannoy nonetheless won the Cannes festival Grand Prix award for his direction of La Symphonie Pastorale (1946); he later shared a Venice festival award for Dieu a Besoin des Hommes (1950). After delving into romanticism in his films of the 1930s and 1940s, Delannoy settled into standard melodramas and costume productions. Delannoy retreated to television in the 1970s, making a full-fledged return to theatrical features in his 80th year. In 1975, Jean Delannoy became president of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinemotographiques, a prestigious French film school.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Macao, l'enfer du jeu (Gambling Hell)
  • Director
2013
No Score Yet La route Napoléon (Napoleon Road)
  • Director
2013
No Score Yet Le secret de Mayerling (The Secret of Mayerling)
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2013
No Score Yet Le baron de l'écluse (The Baron of the Locks)
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2012
No Score Yet Les Jeux Sont Faits
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2012
No Score Yet Chiens perdus sans collier (The Little Rebels)
  • Director
2012
No Score Yet La minute de vérité (The Moment of Truth)
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2011
No Score Yet Mary of Nazareth
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1999
No Score Yet The Passion of Bernadette
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
1990
No Score Yet La Passion de Bernadette (The Passion of Bernadette)
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
1989
No Score Yet Action Man
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1967
No Score Yet Imperial Venus
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1964
No Score Yet Special Friends (Les Amities particulieres)
  • Director
1964
No Score Yet La princesse de Clèves (Princess of Cleves)
  • Director
1961
No Score Yet Love and the Frenchwoman
  • Director
1960
No Score Yet Maigret et l'affaire Saint-Fiacre (Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case)
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1959
No Score Yet Inspector Maigret (Maigret tend un piège)
  • Director
1958
No Score Yet Notre Dame de Paris (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
  • Director
1956
No Score Yet The Moment of Truth
  • Director
1952
No Score Yet La Symphonie Pastorale
  • Director
1946
No Score Yet L'Éternel retour (The Eternal Return)
  • Director
1943
No Score Yet Love Eternal
  • Director
1943

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