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Claude Sautet (1924–2000)


Claude Sautet was born on February 23, 1924 in Montrouge, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France as Claude Marie Sautet. He was a writer and director, known for Un Coeur en Hiver (1992), Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995) and The Things of Life (1970). He was married to Graziella Sautet. He died on July 22, 2000 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 76) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 15 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Un Coeur en Hiver
(1992)
The Things of Life
(1970)
A Simple Story
(1978)

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 1994 Intersection (earlier screenplay)
 1992 Un Coeur en Hiver (scenario and dialogue)
 1988 Mon ami le traître (adaptation)
 1988 A Few Days with Me (scenario and dialogue)
 1983 Garçon! (scenario)
 1980 Un mauvais fils (screenplay)
 1978 A Simple Story (writer)
 1977 Mort d'un pourri (screenplay - uncredited)
 1976 Mado
 1972 César and Rosalie (scenario)
 1971 Swashbuckler (adaptation)
 1971 Max et les ferrailleurs (screenplay)
 1970 Borsalino
 1970 The Things of Life (adaptation)
 1969 Sous le signe du taureau (uncredited)
 1969 The Devil by the Tail (decoupage)
 1968 La petite vertu (adaptation)
 1967 Mise à sac (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1966 Atout coeur à Tokyo pour OSS 117 (uncredited)
 1966 A Matter of Resistance (collaboration)
 1965 The Dictator's Guns (adaptation and dialogue)
 1964 L'âge ingrat (original scenario - adaptation)
 1964 Backfire (uncredited)
 1964 Monsieur
 1963 Banana Peel (writer)
 1963 Symphonie pour un massacre (writer)
 1960 Classe Tous Risques (adaptation)
 1960 Les yeux sans visage (adaptation)
 1959 The Tiger Attacks (adaptation) / (scenario)
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Noted French writer/director. First trained as a painter and sculptor, then worked as a music critic, and as a warden in an educational facility for delinquent children. Enrolled in a Parisian film school (IDHEC), 1946-48, working his way up to assistant director, screenwriter and script doctor. Turned director from 1956, first making tough, film noir-style gangster movies, later concentrating on... See more »

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