STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,901 this week

Georges Franju (1912–1987)


Georges Franju is a figure of immense importance in the history of French cinema, not primarily for his films (exceptional though many of these are) but for being the co-founder, with Henri Langlois, of the Cinematheque Française in 1937--France's most famous and important film archive. He worked primarily as a film archivist until 1949, when he ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in Paris, France

What's Streaming Now on Netflix?

We're watching "Tiger King" on Netflix for sure. Our recommendations also include "Night on Earth", "Ozark," and more.

See our picks

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 people
created 01 May 2016
 
a list of 38 people
created 28 Oct 2018
 
a list of 40 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 48 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 43 people
created 09 May 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Georges Franju's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Therese Director
(1962)
(1965)
(1961)
(1960)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (30 credits)
 1978-1979 Cinéma 16 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- La discorde (1978)
 1966-1977 New Reports from France (TV Series documentary) (16 episodes)
- Chroniques de France N° 136 (1977) ... (segment "Méliès père & fils")
- Chroniques de France N° 132 (1976) ... (segment "Photos souvenirs de Madeleine Renaud")
- Chroniques de France N° 91 (1973) ... (segment "Emmanuelle Riva")
- Chroniques de France N° 58 (1970) ... (segment "Strasbourg")
- Chroniques de France N° 53 (1970) ... (segment "L'affiche et la rue")
 1974 Shadowman
 1973 La ligne d'ombre (TV Movie)
 1966 Marcel Allain (Documentary short)
 1966 Pour le plaisir (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1965 The Moment of Peace (segment "Les rideaux blancs")
 1963 Judex
 1962 Therese
 1958 La première nuit (Short)
 1957 Notre Dame - cathédrale de Paris (Documentary short)
 1956 Le théâtre national populaire (Documentary short)
 1956 Sur le pont d'Avignon (Short)
 1956 Monsieur et Madame Curie (Short)
 1955 About a River (Short)
 1955 Mon chien (Short)
 1953 Les poussières (Documentary short)
 1952 Hôtel des Invalides (Documentary short)
 1952 Le grand Méliès (Short)
 1949 Blood of the Beasts (Documentary short)
 1934 Le métro (Documentary short)
Show Show Writer (19 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Script and Continuity Department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

G. Franju
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I admit I'm much more sensitive to the scenic than the dynamic. When I was tiny I saw a fire for the first time, and afterwards I saw the façade with nothing behind. I've kept the vision of something very artificial and strange- a façade with nothing behind. And what was in front of it? Space..now haunted.. See more »

Trivia:

Resigned (30th March 1981) as artistic director of the Cinémathèque due to conflictions within its organisation. See more »

Trademark:

He often cast Edith Scob in a supporting role See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed