Raoul Coutard Biography (1924-1993)



Born September 16, 1924, in France; died September 5, 1993, in Troyes, France; married. Career: Cinematographer, director, screenwriter, and actor.Worked in photographic laboratories and as photographer for French Ministryof Information; freelance still photographer and combat photographer, 1951-56; film cinematographer, 1956-93; film director, 1967-93; also made televisionadvertisements. Military service: Served with the French forces in Indochina, 1945-50. Awards, Honors: British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award nomination, best British Cinematography--black and white, 1968,for The Sailor from Gibraltar; Jean Vigo Prize, best feature film 1969, Cannes Film Festival Prize, best first work, 1970, both for Hoa-Binh; Cesar Award, 1978, for Le Crabe-Tambour; Technical Grand Prize, Cannes Film Festival, 1982, for Passion; Venice Festival Prize, 1983, forPrenom Carmen; International Award, American Society of Cinematographers, 1997.

Nationality
French
Gender
Male
Occupation
Cinematographer, director, screenwriter, actor
Birth Details
September 16, 1924
France
Death Details
September 5, 1993
Troyes, France

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