Cloche, Maurice

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Cloche, Maurice Gender: M
Cloche, Maurice Barnabe Jean
born on 17 June 1907 at 08:45 (= 08:45 AM )
Place Commercy, France, 48n45, 5e35
Timezone LST m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
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French film director who started in with several short documentaries before feature films in 1937. He won a gold medal at the Venice Biennale in 1934 for one of his documentaries, but achieved his best form ten years later with "Monsieur Vincent." Released in 1947, it was the winner of the French Cinema Grand Prix as the Best Film, as well as an Oscar as Best Foreign Film.

In 1940, Cloche founded a film society for young talent that later became the Institute of Advanced Film Studies, France's distinguished film school.

In later years, Cloche suffered with Parkinson's Disease and he died 3/20/1990, Brodeaux, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1934 (Gold Medal at the Venice Biennale)
  • Work : New Job 1937 (Started feature films)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1940 (Institute of Advance Film Studies)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1947 (Noted film "Monsieur Vincent")
  • Work : Prize 1947 (French Cinema Grand Prix Award)
  • Work : Prize 1947 (Best Foreign Film Oscar)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 20 March 1990 at 12:00 noon in Brodeaux, France (Age 82)
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Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbreceher (8:45 AM Paris time)


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Parkinson's
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Prolific)
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (Best Foreign Film)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Best Film, Grand Prix)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Institute of Advance Film Studies)