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Alain Resnais

Film Director / Screenwriter / Cinematographer / Actor / Film Producer | * 06/03/1922 († 91, 03/01/2014) | Vannes, Morbihan, Bretagne, France
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Alain Resnais (French: [alɛ̃ ʁɛnɛ]; 3 June 1922 – 1 March 2014) was a French film director and screenwriter whose career extended over more than six decades. After training as a film editor in the mid-1940s, he went on to direct a number of short films which included Night and Fog (1956), an influential documentary about the Nazi concentration camps. Resnais began making feature films in the late 1950s and consolidated his early reputation with Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959), Last Year at Marienbad (1961), and Muriel (1963), all of which adopted unconventional narrative techniques to deal with themes of troubled memory and the imagined past. These films were contemporary with, and associated with, the French New Wave (la nouvelle vague), though Resnais did not regard himself as being fully part of that movement. He had closer links to the "Left Bank" group of authors and filmmakers who shared a commitment to modernism and an interest in left-wing politics. He also established a regular practice of working on his films in co... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Alain Resnais

Golden Lion United Nations Awards Sutherland Trophy 3x Louis Delluc Prize 2x César Award for Best Director 3x César Award for Best Film Honorary César David Luchino Visconti European Film Academy Critics Award Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film 2x BAFTA Award for Best Film 2x United Nations Awards Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation 8x César Award for Best Film 8x César Award for Best Director César Award for Best Adaptation Carrosse d'Or

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Movies with Alain Resnais as Actor(3)

as Un Consommateur (uncredited)1962 Sign of the Lion

Movies with Alain Resnais as Crew(47)

Directing/Director2014 Life of Riley
Directing/Director2012 You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
Writing/Screenplay2012 You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
Directing/Director2009 Wild Grass
Writing/Adaptation2009 Wild Grass
Writing/Writer2009 Wild Grass
Directing/Director2006 Private Fears in Public Places
Directing/Director2003 Not on the Lips
Directing/Director1997 Same Old Song
Directing/Director1993 Gershwin
Directing/Director1993 Smoking / No Smoking
Directing/Director1991 Lest We Forget
Directing/Director1989 I Want to Go Home
Directing/Director1986 Mélo
Writing/Writer1986 Mélo
Directing/Director1984 Love Unto Death
Directing/Director1983 Life Is a Bed of Roses
Directing/Director1980 My American Uncle
Directing/Director1977 Providence
Directing/Director1974 Stavisky...
Directing/Co-Director1973 The Year 01
Directing/Director1968 Je T'Aime, Je T'Aime
Directing/Director1968 Cinétracts
Directing/Director1967 Far from Vietnam
Directing/Director1966 The War Is Over
Directing/Director1963 Muriel, or the Time of Return
Directing/Director1961 Last Year at Marienbad
Directing/Director1959 The Song of Styrene
Editing/Editor1959 The Song of Styrene
Directing/Director1959 Hiroshima Mon Amour
Editing/Editor1958 Broadway by Light
Directing/Director1957 The Mystery of Workshop 15
Directing/Director1956 All the World's Memory
Editing/Editor1956 All the World's Memory
Directing/Director1956 Night and Fog
Editing/Editor1956 Night and Fog
Editing/Editor1955 La Pointe-Courte
Directing/Director1953 Statues Also Die
Directing/Director1951 Pictura
Directing/Director1951 Guernica
Directing/Director1950 Gauguin
Directing/Assistant Director1948 Paris 1900
Editing/Editor1948 Paris 1900
Directing/Director1948 Van Gogh
Directing/Director1947 Visite à Hans Hartung
Directing/Director1947 Visite à Oscar Dominguez
Writing/Writer1947 Visite à Oscar Dominguez

Full Name: Alain Resnais
Citizenship: France
Born: Saturday, 06/03 1922 (June) in Vannes
Died: Saturday, 03/01 2014 (March) in Paris (aged: 91)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: French (FR)
Educated at: Institut des hautes études cinématographiques, Cours Simon
Spouses (current/former): Florence Malraux, Sabine Azéma
Other names for Alain Resnais (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"알랭 레네"
"Ален Рене"
"亞倫·雷奈"
"アラン・レネ"
"Alain Pierre Marie Jean Georges Resnais"
Alain Resnais frequently works together with these people:
Jacques Saulnier (13x, Crew)
Sacha Vierny (11x, Crew)
Sabine Azéma (10x, Actress)
Chris Marker (10x, Crew)
Pierre Arditi (9x, Actor)
Albert Jurgenson (9x, Crew)
André Dussollier (7x, Actor)
Jean-Luc Godard (6x, Crew)
Anatole Dauman (6x, Crew)
Pierre Barbaud (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:33183, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 04/22/2021