Claude Sautet Biography (1924-2000)

Born February 23, 1924, in Montrouge, France; son of Jean Sautet and Marguerite Parant; married Graziella Escojido, 1953; children: one son. Career: Director and writer. Head of a center for juvenile delinquents, 1944; musiccritic, Combat, 1947-49. Awards, Honors: Prix Louis-Delluc, 1969, for Les Choses de la Vie; Grand Prix du Cinema Francais and Prix Jean le Duc, Academic Francaise, both 1972, for Cesar et Rosalie; PrixJean Cocteau, 1973, for Vincent, Francois, Les Autres; AcademyAward nomination, best foreign film, 1978, for Une Histoire Simple; Grand Prix, Societe des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques, and Prix Georgesde Beauregard, best director, both 1988, for Quelques Jours avec Moi;Silver Lion Award and FIPRESCI Award, both Venice Film Festival, Cesar Award,and Grand Prix, Academie National du Cinema, all 1992, for Un Coeur en Hiver; Cesar Award, best director, 1995, for Nelly and Monsieur Arnaud; Cesar Award nomination, best French film, 1995; Lifetime Achievement Award, 16th Turkish Film Festival, 1997.

Director, Writer
Birth Details
February 23, 1924
Montrouge, France
Death Details
July 22, 2000
Paris, France

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