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Philippe Sarde

Philippe Sarde was born on June 21, 1948 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Philippe Albert Sarde. He is a composer, known for Barocco (1976), The Tenant (1976) and Tess (1979). See full bio »
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Barocco Composer
The Tenant
The Tenant Composer
Tess Composer


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 2017 Rodin
 2015 Les deux amis
 2013 Young Couples
 2010 Once I Was
 2007 Les témoins
 2004 'Tess': From Novel to Screen (Video documentary short)
 2004 'Tess': The Experience (Video documentary short)
 2004 Filming 'Tess' (Video documentary short)
 2004 Colette, une femme libre (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2004)
- Episode #1.1 (2004)
 2003 Raja
 2003 Les égarés
 2002 Same Player, Shoot Again (Short)
 2002 Break of Dawn
 2001 Sister Mary Explains It All (TV Movie)
 2001 Mademoiselle
 2000 Princesses
 2000 Victoire, ou la douleur des femmes (TV Mini-Series)
 1997 The Red and the Black (TV Movie)
 1997 Le bossu
 1997 Un frère...
 1997 K
 1997 Lucie Aubrac
 1996 L'insoumise (TV Movie)
 1996 Ponette
 1996 Thieves
 1995 Uncovered
 1993 Taxi de nuit
 1993 Sunfish
 1992 Max & Jeremie
 1992 L.627
 1992 Room Service
 1992 Concerto for the Earth (Documentary short)
 1992 La voix
 1991 Les carnassiers (TV Movie)
 1991 L'Amérique en otage (TV Movie)
 1991 Jalousie
 1991 For Sasha
 1991 La tribu
 1990 Lord of the Flies (music by)
 1990 C'est la vie
 1989 Music Box
 1989 Reunion
 1989 Lost Angels
 1988 Mangeclous
 1988 The Bear
 1987 Les innocents
 1987 Comédie!
 1987 Funny Boy
 1987 Poker
 1986 Cours privé
 1986 Pirates
 1985 Femme fidèle (Short)
 1985 Harem
 1985 Rendez-vous
 1985 Hors-la-loi
 1985 Le cowboy
 1984 Le dernier civil (TV Movie)
 1984 Happy Easter
 1984 La garce
 1984 La pirate
 1984 Fort Saganne
 1983 Garçon!
 1983 Stella
 1983 Une jeunesse
 1983 Lovesick
 1982 Le choc
 1981 Ghost Story
 1981 Beau Pere
 1981 Le manège (Short)
 1980 Le guignolo
 1980 La femme flic
 1979 Buffet froid
 1979 Le toubib
 1979 Tess
 1979 Flic ou voyou
 1978 Le sucre
 1977 Madame Rosa
 1977 Comme la lune
 1976 Barocco
 1976 Mado
 1976 Marie-poupée
 1976 The Tenant
 1975 La table (Short)
 1975 Cookies
 1975 Folle à tuer
 1975 La cage
 1974 Creezy
 1973 Le train
 1973 Le fils
 1972 Hellé
 1972 Liza
 1971 Le chat
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Unused score: The Land Girls (1998)

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Bertrand Tavernier also credits Sarde with helping him restructure the editing of sequences in many of his films. "He's a magnificent spectator. He knows how to see a film, analyse it, and make judgements that are precise and warm. He immediately gives a sharp look at the bones of a film, or just a simple sequence, and he puts his finger on what's wrong. On several occasions he's caused me to ... See more »

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