Alain Cavalier (France)

Alain Cavalier (also known as Alain Fraisse) was born 1931 in Vendome, France. He studied film at the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques (IDHEC) in Paris and then started out assisting directors Edouard Molinaro and Louis Malle. In 1958 he directed his first solo film Un American, a featurette. The critical and commercial reception to the film was lukewarm. He directed the famous movie - Catherine Deneuve vehicle - La Chamade in 1968. He won eleven Awards in his career icluding the César Award for Best Film and César Award for Best Director for his film Thérèse in 1987.

Filmography

  • Un Américain / The American
    1958
  • Le combat dans l'île / Fire and Ice
    1962
  • L'insoumis / The Unvanquished
    1964
  • Mise à sac / Pillaged
    1967
  • La Chamade / Heartbeat
    1968
  • Le plein de super / Fill 'er Up with Super
    1976
  • Martin et Léa / Martin and Léa
    1979
  • Ce répondeur ne prend pas de messages / This Answering Service Takes No Messages
    1979
  • Un étrange voyage
    1981
  • Thérèse
    1987
  • La dame des lavabos
    1988
  • Libera me
    1993
  • La rencontre
    1996
  • Vies / Lives
    2000
  • René
    2002
  • Le filmeur
    2005
  • Lieux saints
    2007
  • Irène
    2009
  • Pater
    2011
  • Complices
    2011
  • Le paradis
    2014
  • Le Caravage
    2015

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