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Claude Chabrol

Posted in 50 Directors Summary, Claude Chabrol on December 9, 2009 by Kanpoj K.

Claude Chabrol

He was born on 24 June 1930, Paris, France . His interested in filmmaking started during World War II in the village in Sardent. He and his friends constructed a temporary movie theater. He later went to the University of Paris to study pharmacology. He joined the postwar chine club culture. In 1957, he and his friend co-write a book called Hitchcock. It was a book about the study of the Alfred Hichcock’s film, The Wrong Man (1957). The following year, he made his first feature Le Beau Serge (1958), influenced by Hitchcock’s films. It was the beginning of him joining the French New Wave. This film received a critical success. It won many prize including the Prix Jean Vigo. His next remarkable film was Les Cousins is a 1959, his first color film, was one of the first New Wave commercial successes.

His other famous works are

Les Biches (1968)

La Femme Infidèle (1969)

Que La Bête Meure (This Man Must Die) (1969)

Le Boucher (1970)

Juste Avant La Nuit (Just before Nightfall) (1971)

Les Noces Rouges (Wedding in Blood) (1973)

Nada (1974)

Madame Bovary (1991)

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