Lelouch, Claude

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Name
Lelouch, Claude Gender: M
Claude Barruck Joseph Lelouch
born on 30 October 1937 at 21:15 (= 9:15 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 07°02' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 29°43 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 24°23'



Claude Lelouch
photo: Jerome DUVAL from Paris, France, license cc-by-sa-2.0

Biography

French noted film director, producer, screenwriter who came into fame at a youngful 13, producing a short, "Le Mal du Siecle," that won a prize in the Cannes Amateur Film Festival. The son of a Jewish confectioner whose family had resided three generations in Algeria, he became passionately involved in film, producing his first professional film in 1956, making shorts and TV commercials. During his military service he produced ten shorts for the French army's cinematographic unit, 1957-1960. Lelouch's first full feature length film was in 1960 but due to limited financial backing, he went back into producing shorts for two more years.

After several failures, he established himself internationally with "A Man and a Woman," released in 1966. This film received the Grand Prize at Cannes and two Oscars, one for best foreign film and best original story. Lelouch had another film success with "Live For Life" in 1967. Through his production company, Les Films 13, he has produced films by other directors, but is widely noted for writing his own scripts, being his own producer and frequently operating his own cameras.

Lelouch has married twice with two kids; his second wife was actress Marie-Sophie.

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Relationships

Events

  • Work : New Career 1956 (Produced his first pro film)
  • Work : New Job 1957 (Produced films for the army, four years)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1960 (First feature length film)
  • Work : Gain social status 1966 (Gained international credit with "A Man and A Woman")

Source Notes

Bordoni quotes B.C. Vol. 6. Same data from Paddy de Jabrun.

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Ambitious
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Production company)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer (Started producing from age 13)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Producer of full spectrum)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Scripts)
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (Two)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Two Cannes awards)

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