Jean Rabier

Director of photography, Camera operator, Film teacher
Former assistant to, and camera operator for, Henri Decae, who went on to succeed his former boss as Claude Chabrol's cinematographer of choice. Rabier has shot all except three of Chabrol's features since "Les ... Read more »
Born: 03/16/1927 in Montfort-l'Amaury, FR

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (49)

En toute innocence 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Inspecteur Lavardin 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Madame Bovary 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Cry of the Owl 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Docteur M. 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Quiet Days in Clichy 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Story of Women 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A notre regrettable epoux 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Masques 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Les Fantomes du Chapelier 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Le Cheval d'Orgueil 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Les Innocents aux mains Sales 1978 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Violette 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Alice ou la derniere Fugue 1977 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Folies bourgeoises 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ophelia 1973 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Nada Gang 1973 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Une Partie de Plaisir 1973 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Les Noces Rouges 1972 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Docteur Popaul 1971 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Le Boucher 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Comptes A Rebours 1970 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

De la Part des Copains 1970 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Juste avant la nuit 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Decade Prodigieuse 1970 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

L' Homme Orchestre 1969 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

La Femme Infidele 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Rupture 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

This Man Must Die 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Champagne Murders 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Worlds's Most Beautiful Swindles 1967 (Movie)

("L'homme qui vendit la tour eiffel") (Director of Photography)

La Ligne de Demarcation 1966 (Movie)

(Photography)

Les Biches 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Road to Corinth 1966 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Banana Peel 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Le Bonheur 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Marie-Chantal Contre le Docteur Kha 1965 (Movie)

(Photography)

An Orchid For the Tiger 1964 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Bay of Angels 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Seven Deadly Sins 1963 (Movie)

cinematography("Greed") (Cinematographer)

The Tiger Likes Fresh Blood 1963 (Movie)

(Photography)

Cléo de 5 à 7 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

RoGoPag 1962 (Movie)

("Le Nouveau Monde") (Director of Photography)

Bluebeard 1961 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

L' Oeil du Malin 1961 (Movie)

(Photography)

Les Godelureaux 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Purple Noon 1960 (Movie)

cameraman (Camera)

Handsome Serge 1958 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Biography

Former assistant to, and camera operator for, Henri Decae, who went on to succeed his former boss as Claude Chabrol's cinematographer of choice. Rabier has shot all except three of Chabrol's features since "Les Godelureaux" (1960), as well as doing noted work for Agnes Varda ("Cleo From 5 to 7" 1962) and Jacques Demy ("The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" 1964).

Milestones

1968

Directed photography for Chabrol classic, "Le Boucher"

1960

Debut as director of photography, "Les Godelureaux"

1958

Feature debut as a camera operator and first collaboration with Claude chabrol, "Le Beau Serge"

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