Louis Malle, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Louis Malle

French film director, screenwriter, and producer

Date of Birth: 30-Oct-1932

Place of Birth: Thumeries, Hauts-de-France, France

Date of Death: 23-Nov-1995

Profession: screenwriter, actor, cinematographer, camera operator, film director, film producer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Louis Malle

  • Louis Marie Malle (French: [mal]; 30 October 1932 – 23 November 1995) was a French film director, screenwriter and producer.
  • His film Le Monde du silence won the Palme d'Or in 1956 and the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1957, although he was not credited at the ceremony; the award was instead presented to the film's co-director Jacques Cousteau.
  • Later in his career he was nominated multiple times for Academy Awards.
  • Malle is also one of only four directors to have won the Golden Lion twice. Malle worked in both French cinema and Hollywood, and he produced both French and English language films.
  • His most famous films include the crime film Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (1958), the World War II drama Lacombe, Lucien (1974), the romantic crime film Atlantic City (1980), the comedy-drama My Dinner with Andre (1981), and the autobiographical film Au revoir les enfants (1987).

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