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Jean Vigo (1905–1934)


Jean Vigo had bad health since he was a child. Son of anarchist militant Miguel Almareyda, he also never really recovered from his father's mysterious death in jail when he was 12. Abandoned by his mother, he passed from boarding school to boarding school. Aged 23, through meetings with people involved in the movies, he started working in the ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 29) in Paris, France

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Known For

Zero for Conduct
(1933)
L'Atalante
L'Atalante Writer
(1934)
À propos de Nice
(1930)
Taris
Taris Writer
(1931)

Filmography

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 1934 L'Atalante (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1934 Autour d'une évasion (unconfirmed - unconfirmed)
 1933 Zero for Conduct (Short) (scenario)
 1931 Taris (Documentary short)
 1930 À propos de Nice (Documentary short) (screenplay)
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 1934 L'Atalante
 1933 Zero for Conduct (Short)
 1931 Taris (Documentary short)
 1930 À propos de Nice (Documentary short)
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 1933 Zero for Conduct (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 Taris (Documentary short)
 1930 À propos de Nice (Documentary short)
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 1933 Zero for Conduct (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1930 À propos de Nice (Documentary short) (producer)
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 1963 Les Carabiniers (dedicatee)
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 2001 Jean Vigo: Le son retrouvé (Video documentary short)
Himself in pictures (uncredited)
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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 10 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

His father, Eugène Bonaventure de Vigo known with the pseudonym of Miguel Almereyda, founded and directed the extreme left-wing paper "Le Bonnet Rouge." In August of 1917, he was arrested under the charge of attempting on State's security and a few days later was found dead in the prison of Fresnes. He had been strangled with the laces of his own shoes, and the murderer never was discovered. See more »

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