Marcel Camus

Director, Assistant director, Technical advisor
The work of Marcel Camus is characterized by a lyricism which, although central to his fine films of the 1950s and 60s--"Fugitive in Saigon "(1957), "Black Orpheus" (1959) and "Vivre la nuit" (1968)--later deteriorated ... Read more »
Born: 04/21/1912 in France

Filmography

Writer (6)

Os Pastores da Noite 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Os Pastores da Noite 1978 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

Le Mur de l'Atlantique 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Un Ete sauvage 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Black Orpheus 1959 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

Black Orpheus 1959 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))
Director (4)

Os Pastores da Noite 1978 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Mur de l'Atlantique 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

Un Ete sauvage 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

Black Orpheus 1959 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

The work of Marcel Camus is characterized by a lyricism which, although central to his fine films of the 1950s and 60s--"Fugitive in Saigon "(1957), "Black Orpheus" (1959) and "Vivre la nuit" (1968)--later deteriorated into superficial sentimentality.

Milestones

1956

First feature as assistant director, "Cela s'appelle l'aurore," directed by Luis Bunuel

1956

Feature film directing debut, "Mort en fraud/Fugitive in Saigon"

1948

Short film directing debut, "Renaissance du Havre"

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