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André Cayatte (1909–1989)


André Cayatte (b.1909 in Carcassonne, Aude, France) was a lawyer turned novelist and journalist, then screenwriter in 1938, after which he became a film director in 1942. He was known in France from the 1940s to the 1970s for uncompromising films examining the complex ethical and political dimensions of crime and justice in the French judicial ... See full bio »

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(age 80) in Paris, France

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(1978)
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 1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces (screenplay "Le Miroir a Deux Faces")
  Le grand secret (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes, 1989) (writer - 2 episodes, 1989)
- Episode #1.6 (1989)
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1989)
- Episode #1.2 (1989)
 1980-1982 Les dossiers de l'écran (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- La faute (1980)
 1978 Question of Love (writer)
 1978 State Reasons (scenario and dialogue)
 1977 À chacun son enfer (screenplay) / (story)
 1974 The Verdict (original screenplay)
 1969 The Pleasure Pit (writer)
 1965 Piège pour Cendrillon (adaptation)
 1964 Anatomy of a Marriage (adaptation)
 1964 Anatomy of a Marriage (screenplay - adaptation)
 1963 Le glaive et la balance (writer)
 1958 Le miroir a deux faces (writer)
 1955 Black Dossier
 1953 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Os Amantes de Verona (1953) ... (teleplay)
 1952 Are We All Murderers? (scenario)
 1950 Justice Is Done (screenplay)
 1949 The Lovers of Verona (writer)
 1946 Song of the Clouds (scenario)
 1946 The Last Penny (screenplay)
 1945 Farandole (adaptation)
 1943 Pierre and Jean (screenplay)
 1943 Shop Girls of Paris (screenplay)
 1943 The White Truck (dialogue)
 1942 Twisted Mistress (screenplay)
 1942 Caprices (dialogue)
 1941 Remorques (adaptation)
 1941 Montmartre sur Seine (screenplay)
 1941 Le club des soupirants (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1940 Thunder Over Paris (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1938 The Curtain Rises (screenplay - as André Cavin)
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Alternate Names:

André Cavin
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Gave up a career in law and journalism in 1938 to pursue film making. Perhaps unsurprisingly, a number of the films he later directed have had a preoccupation with the French judicial system. See more »

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