Jacques BECKER( Director)
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Biography Jacques BECKER
BECKER (Becker), Jacques (15. 09. 1906 - 21. 02. 1960), French film director.
Jacques Becker lived a short life in the film - just 18 years old, but he created several paintings, which rightfully belong to the golden fund of the French and world cinema.
He was born in Paris. His professional life began with administrative posts. Meeting with Jean Renoir allowed him to carry out long-held dream. Becker became his long-term assistant. All the best movies M. Renoir in the 30 years made his participation. But Jacques Becker dreams of independent work, making two short films before the war. He was called up to the front, visit the prisoner, and returned home in 1942 will provide a dynamic, in the American tradition, a police film 'last trump' (Dernier Atout): with such subjects occupation authorities tolerated.
. Then Becker has become one of the brightest bytopistsev in French cinema
. The peasants, he says in the film 'Gupi-red hands' (Goupi Mains Rouges, . 1943), . on the designer - in the 'Ladies' rags'; young people from different social classes are devoted to tape' Antoine and Antoinette '(Antoine Et Antoinette, . 1947), . 'Edouard and Caroline' (Edouard Et Caroline, . 1946, . prize at the IFF in Kanee, . 1947), . 'Meeting in July',
. Then M. Becker tastefully immersed in the 'Golden helmet' (Casque d'or, 1952) in the world apaches beginning of the century, in which sparkled with actors. Signoret and C. Reggiani, in the world of higher caliber crooks with their sense of friendship and sacrifice in the film 'Do not touch booty' (Grisbi / Touchez Pas Au Grisbi, 1953). In ironic 'Adventures of Arsene Lupine' (The Adventures Of Arsene Lupin / Les Aventures d'Arsene Lupin, . 1957) again turns to crime scenes, . after a romantic 'interludes' (a film about Modigliani 'Montparnasse-19' (Montparnasse 19, . 1958)), . removes picture 'hole' (Le Trou, . 1960) about a group of prisoners, . digging tunnel, . acting in this film researcher thieves environment,
. Death does not allow him to complete the picture - it made the son and assistant, Jean Becker.
'I am a Frenchman, - said Jacques Becker - act in my films are in France, I work for the French, I watch the French, I am interested in the French'. Becker was a truly national director.
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