Marcel Carné

1906 (Paris) – 1996 (Clamart, France)

Carné was a significant director of films from the 1930’s to the 1950’s. Jacques Prévert was his great collaborator, writing scripts for his most celebrated and poetic films. Kosma was also a noted collaborator. Barrault and Brel acted for him, Boiffard shot stills. Early in his career, Clair had given him a foot up, engaging him as second assistant director.