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René Clément (1913–1996)


René Clément was one of the leading French directors of the post-World War II era. He directed what are regarded as some of the greatest films of the time, such as The Battle of the Rails (1946), Forbidden Games (1952) and The Day and the Hour (1963). He was later almost forgotten as a director. He was back in public attention briefly when his epic... See full bio »

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(age 82) in Monte Carlo, Monaco

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 15 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Forbidden Games
Forbidden Games Director
(1952)
The Battle of the Rails
(1946)
Purple Noon
Purple Noon Director
(1960)
Lovers, Happy Lovers!
(1954)

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 1964 Joy House
 1960 Purple Noon
 1956 Gervaise
 1947 Les maudits
 1946 Mr. Orchid
 1946 La belle et la bête (uncredited)
 1944 Chefs de demain (Documentary short)
 1943 La grande pastorale (Documentary short)
 1942 Ceux du rail (Documentary short)
 1940 Le triage (Documentary short)
 1940 Toulouse (Documentary short)
 1939 La bièvre, fille perdue (Documentary short)
 1939 Paris la nuit (Documentary short)
 1938 La grande chartreuse (Short)
 1937 L'Arabie interdite (Short)
 1937 Aude, belle inconnue (Short)
 1937 Occitanie, terre d'Aude (Documentary short)
 1936 Soigne ton gauche (Short)
 1935 Evasion (Short)
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Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1964 See more »

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Pisces

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