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
    France, 1958
  • Le combat dans l'île/ Fire and Ice
    104´, France, 1962
  • L'insoumis/ The Unvanquished
    115´, France/Italy, 1964
  • Mise à sac/ Pillaged
    98´, Italy/France, 1967
  • La Chamade/ Heartbeat
    103´, Italy/France, 1968
  • Le plein de super/ Fill 'er Up with Super
    97´, France, 1976
  • Martin et Léa/ Martin and Léa
    90´, France, 1979
  • Ce répondeur ne prend pas de messages/ This Answering Service Takes No Messages
    77´, France, 1979
  • Un étrange voyage
    100´, France, 1981
  • Thérèse
    94´, France, 1987
  • La dame des lavabos
    13´, France, 1988
  • Libera me
    75´, France, 1993
  • La rencontre
    75´, France, 1996
  • Vies/ Lives
    87´, France, 2000
  • René
    85´, France, 2002
  • Le filmeur
    97´, France, 2005
  • Lieux saints
    32´, France, 2007
  • Irène
    83´, France, 2009
  • Pater
    105', France, 2011

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