(p. 24. 06. 1930), French film director.
Begins in mid 50-ies in the journal Cahiers du Cinema 'as a film critic with Truffaut, Godard, Romero, Rivette - the future leaders' new wave'. According to the testimony of colleagues, devoted all his spare time reading detective novels.
. The first tape Chabrol
- 'Handsome Serge' (Le Beau Serge / Bitter Reunion, . 1958) - became a manifesto of a new kinodvizheniya and made a splash: low-budget (it was filmed for the money, . Chabrol
received an inheritance) and ostrokritichny in relation to the bourgeois reality, . absolutely non-profit film nonetheless provoked great interest, . as the following picture 'Cousins' (Les Cousins, . 1959),
. In both films appeared traits further creative manner the director - a sharp plot, criticism of the bourgeois way of life, cold misanthropy in the image of the province.
. Throughout his life, Chabrol
is a supporter of the genre 'Black Detectives', but in the best years of his creative use of genre to the canons ostrosotsialnogo analysis and display a broad picture of relationships within the bourgeois society
. Especially striking was the period of the late 60's - early 70-ies: 'Unfaithful Wife' (La Femme Infidele, . 1969), . 'Let the dead beast' (Que La Bete Meure, . 1979), . 'The Butcher' (L'animal, . 1977), . 'Gap' (La Rupture, . 1970), . 'Blood Wedding' (Les Noces Rouges, . 1973), . when critics called producer, . his permanent co-wrote Paul Zhegoffa and actress (and wife Chabrol
) Stefan Odran creators 'new human comedy', . comparing with Balzac,
. Ostrosyuzhetnaya storyline in these films was necessary in order to expose the hypocrisy and often kriminalizirovannost human relations within the middle and upper classes of society.
. In 1975, ends a long period of cooperation with Zhegoffom - and Chabrol
tries to keep the old creative manner, . continuing to remove 'black detectives': 'Inspector Lavard' (Inspecteur Lavardin, . 1986), . 'Mask' (Masques, . 1987), . 'Owl Creek' (Le Cri Du Hibou, . 1992), . At the same time introducing the variety of their topics, . ekraniziruya high-profile trials half a century ago 'Violetta Nozer' (Violette Noziere, . 1978), . 'Women's work' (Une Affaire De Femmes, . 1988); literature 20 th century 'foreign blood' (Le Sang Des Autres, . 1984), . by Simone de Beauvoir, . 'Quiet Days in Clichy' (Jours Tranquilles A Clichy, . 1990), . by Henry Miller; classical literature 'Madame Bovary' (Madame Bovary, . 1991) by Gustave Flaubert) or folkloric prose 'The horse of pride' (Le Cheval D'orgueil, . 1979) by Pierre Elias,
. This period of creativity Chabrol
does not contain a great success and marked by a sense of fatigue and cold professionalism. Among recent works prolific producer is allocated a 'Ceremony' (1995), established his style of criminal-psychological dramas.