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Alain Resnais Net Worth

Alain Resnais Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

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Alain Resnais (French: [alɛ̃ ʁɛnɛ]; 3 June 1922 – 1 March 2014) was a French film director whose career extended over more than six decades. After training as a film editor in the mid-1940s, he went on to direct a number of short films which included Night and Fog (1955), an influential documentary about the Nazi concentration camps.Resnais began making feature films in the late 1950s and consolidated his early reputation with Hiroshima mon amour (1959), Last Year at Marienbad (1961), and Muriel (1963), all of which adopted unconventional narrative techniques to deal with themes of troubled memory and the imagined past. These films were contemporary with, and associated with, the French New Wave (la nouvelle vague), though Resnais did not regard himself as being fully part of that movement. He had closer links to the "Left Bank" group of authors and filmmakers who shared a commitment to modernism and an interest in left-wing politics. He also established a regular practice of working on his films in collaboration with writers usually unconnected with the cinema, such as Jean Cayrol, Marguerite Duras, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Jorge Semprún and Jacques Sternberg.In later films, Resnais moved away from the overtly political topics of some previous works and developed his interests in an interaction between cinema and other cultural forms, including theatre, music, and comic books. This led to imaginative adaptations of plays by Alan Ayckbourn, Henri Bernstein and Jean Anouilh, as well as films featuring various kinds of popular song.His films frequently explore the relationship between consciousness, memory, and the imagination, and he was noted for devising innovative formal structures for his narratives. Throughout his career, he won many awards from international film festivals and academies.
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Full NameAlain Pierre Marie Jean Georges Resnais
Date Of BirthJune 3, 1922
Died2014-03-01
Place Of BirthVannes, Morbihan, Brittany, France
Height6' 3¼" (1.91 m)
ProfessionDirector, Editor, Writer
SpouseSabine Azéma
Star SignGemini
#Quote
1I make difficult films. But not on purpose.
2The present and the past coexist, but the past shouldn't be in flashback.
3I never had any special appetite for filmmaking, but you have to make a living and it is miraculous to earn a living working in film.
4I am never driven. Every film I have made has been an assignment.
5[on film-watching] I turn the lights low and take no calls. I like Bob Hope; I find him mysterious.
6My dream would be to make a movie with Stephen Sondheim. I'm proud that I got him to do the music for 'Stavisky'.
#Fact
1Initially trained as an editor at L'IDHEC, but left after one year. Worked as a professional editor until the late 1950's, when he made his first 35mm film which launched him as a noted director of documentary shorts.
2For his 12th birthday, he was given an 8mm camera and began to make home movies, with his friends in starring roles. He thought that his interest in flashbacks, and what he would dub "flashforwards", may have been inspired by his childhood love of Milton Caniff's long-running action cartoon "Terry and the Pirates.".
3At 17, he moved to Paris and studied acting, before entering the French military during WWII.
4Started in his youth making amateur films on 8mm and 16mm.
5Recurring motifs in his films are memory and unconventional concepts of time.
6He's responsible for launching the film careers of Emmanuelle Riva and Delphine Seyrig, both of which he discovered on the stage.
7Friend of director Chris Marker.
8Was married to Florence Malraux, the only daughter of the writer André Malraux.
9He directed 10 different actors in César-nominated performances: Nicole Garcia , Sabine Azéma (4 times), Pierre Arditi (2 times), André Dussollier (2 times), Micheline Presle, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Agnès Jaoui, Lambert Wilson, Darry Cowl and Isabelle Nanty. Azéma, Arditi (2 times), Dussollier, Bacri, Jaoui and Cowl won Césars for their performances in one of Resnais movies.
10Ancient student at L'IDHEC (La Femis, at present).
11His companion is actress Sabine Azéma.

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Life of Riley2014
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet2012
Wild Grass2009
Private Fears in Public Places2006
Not on the Lips2003
Same Old Song1997
Smoking/No Smoking1993
L'encyclopédie audio-visuelle1992TV Series documentary 1 episode
Lest We Forget1991segment "Pour Esteban Gonzalez Gonzalez, Cuba"
I Want to Go Home1989
Mélo1986
Love Unto Death1984
Life Is a Bed of Roses1983
My American Uncle1980
Providence1977
Stavisky...1974
The Year 011973sequence director "Séquence de New York"
Cinétracts1968Documentary uncredited
Je t'aime je t'aime1968
Far from Vietnam1967Documentary segment "Claude Ridder"
The War Is Over1966
Muriel, or The Time of Return1963
Last Year at Marienbad1961
Le chant du Styrène1959Documentary short
Hiroshima Mon Amour1959
Le mystère de l'atelier quinze1957Short
Toute la mémoire du monde1956Documentary short
Night and Fog1955Documentary short
Statues also Die1953Documentary short
Pictura1951Documentary segment "Goya"
Gauguin1950Short
Guernica1950/IShort
Châteaux de France1948
Les jardins de Paris1948Short
Malfray1948Documentary short
Van Gogh1948Documentary short
Journée naturelle1947
L'alcool tue1947Short as Alzin Rezarail
La bague1947
Le lait Nestlé1947
Portrait d'Henri Goetz1947
Visite à César Doméla1947
Visite à Félix Labisse1947
Visite à Hans Hartung1947
Visite à Lucien Coutaud1947
Visite à Oscar Dominguez1947Documentary short
Ouvert pour cause d'inventaire1946
Schéma d'une identification1946
L'aventure de Guy1936Short

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Novembre à Paris1959Documentary short
Le chant du Styrène1959Documentary short
Broadway by Light1958Short
L'oeil du maître1957
Toute la mémoire du monde1956Documentary short
Une visite1955Short
La Pointe Courte1955
Night and Fog1955Documentary short uncredited
Aux frontières de l'homme1953
Saint-Tropez, devoir de vacances1952Documentary short
Gauguin1950Short
Guernica1950/IShort
Châteaux de France1948
Jean Effel1948TV Short
Van Gogh1948Documentary short
L'alcool tue1947Short as Alzin Rezarail
Transfo transforme l'énergie du pyrium1947Short
Paris 19001947Documentary

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Life of Riley2014adaptation - as Alex Reval
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet2012adaptation - as Alex Reval
Wild Grass2009adaptation - as Alex Reval
Mélo1986adaptation
Je t'aime je t'aime1968collaborating writer - uncredited
La bague1947

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Châteaux de France1948
Jean Effel1948TV Short
L'alcool tue1947Short as Alzin Rezarail
Transfo transforme l'énergie du pyrium1947Short

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quand le chat sourit1997TV Movie
Le signe du lion1962Un consommateur (uncredited)
Les Visiteurs du Soir1942Extra (uncredited)

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadway by Light1958Short technical advisor
Paris 19001947Documentary researcher - uncredited

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paris 19001947Documentary assistant director

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Châteaux de France1948camera operator

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La bague1947producer

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paris 19001947Documentary assistant production supervisor

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dans la fraîcheur des brumes orgueilleuses2014Documentary dedicatee

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cinema 32012TV SeriesHimself
Imagine2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Cannes Film Festival 20092009TV MovieHimself
La nuit des Césars1978-2007TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - César du meilleur film / Himself - César du meilleur réalisteur - César du meilleur film / ...
L'atelier d'Alain Resnais1997TV Movie documentaryHimself (voice)
Une approche d'Alain Resnais, révolutionnaire discret1980TV Movie documentaryHimself (voice)
Fantômas, je pense à vous!1979TV Movie documentaryHimself
Grands soirs & petits matins1978DocumentaryHimself
Histoire du cinéma français par ceux qui l'ont fait1975TV Series documentaryHimself
Le joli mai1963DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Cinépanorama1961TV Series documentaryHimself
Premier prix du conservatoire1943Documentary shortUn jeune homme dans une boîte de nuit (uncredited)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Oscars2015TV SpecialHimself - Director (In Memoriam)
Días de cine2014TV SeriesHimself
Cinéphiles de notre temps2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Empreintes2010-2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Dans le labyrinthe de Marienbad2009Video documentary short
Henri Langlois: The Phantom of the Cinémathèque2004DocumentaryHimself
Cinema Sex Politics: Bertolucci Makes 'The Dreamers'2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Vivement Truffaut1985TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014Grand Prix Special des AmériquesMontréal World Film FestivalPosthumous
2014Alfred Bauer AwardBerlin International Film FestivalAimer, boire et chanter (2014)
2014FIPRESCI PrizeBerlin International Film FestivalCompetitionAimer, boire et chanter (2014)
2014Golden CoachCannes Film Festival
2014Cinema Eye Honors AwardCinema Eye Honors Awards, USThe InfluentialsNuit et brouillard (1956)
2009Special AwardCannes Film FestivalLes herbes folles (2009)
2007Critics AwardFrench Syndicate of Cinema CriticsBest FilmCoeurs (2006)
2007Étoile d'OrÉtoiles d'Or, FranceBest Director (Réalisateur)Coeurs (2006)
2007FIPRESCI PrizeEuropean Film AwardsCoeurs (2006)
2006Silver LionVenice Film FestivalCoeurs (2006)
2004Lumiere AwardLumiere Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)Pas sur la bouche (2003)
2004Étoile d'OrÉtoiles d'Or, FranceBest Film (Film)Pas sur la bouche (2003)
1999Turia AwardTuria AwardsBest Foreign FilmOn connaît la chanson (1997)
1998Critics AwardFrench Syndicate of Cinema CriticsBest FilmOn connaît la chanson (1997)
1998Joseph Plateau Life Achievement AwardJoseph Plateau Awards
1998Silver Berlin BearBerlin International Film FestivalFor his lifetime contribution to the art of cinema.
1998CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Film (Meilleur film)On connaît la chanson (1997)
1997Prix Louis DellucPrix Louis DellucOn connaît la chanson (1997)
1995European Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsSmoking/No Smoking (1993)
1995Career Golden LionVenice Film FestivalIn celebration of cinema's 100th anniversary.
1994Critics AwardFrench Syndicate of Cinema CriticsBest FilmSmoking/No Smoking (1993)
1994Silver Berlin BearBerlin International Film FestivalOutstanding Single AchievementSmoking/No Smoking (1993)
1994CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Film (Meilleur film)Smoking/No Smoking (1993)
1994CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)Smoking/No Smoking (1993)
1993Prix Louis DellucPrix Louis DellucSmoking/No Smoking (1993)
1989Pasinetti AwardVenice Film FestivalBest FilmI Want to Go Home (1989)
1989Golden CiakVenice Film FestivalBest FilmI Want to Go Home (1989)
1987Nocciola d'OroGiffoni Film Festival
1987Luchino Visconti AwardDavid di Donatello Awards
1986Grand PrizeSACD Awards
1982Critics AwardSESC Film Festival, BrazilBest Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1981Fotogramas de PlataFotogramas de PlataBest Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1981Critics AwardFrench Syndicate of Cinema CriticsBest FilmMon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1981Sant JordiSant Jordi AwardsBest Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1981Honorary CésarCésar Awards, France
1980AGIS AwardVenice Film FestivalMon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1980Grand Prize of the JuryCannes Film FestivalMon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1980FIPRESCI PrizeCannes Film FestivalMon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1978Critics AwardFrench Syndicate of Cinema CriticsBest FilmProvidence (1977)
1978BodilBodil AwardsBest European Film (Bedste europæiske film)Providence (1977)
1978CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Film (Meilleur film)Providence (1977)
1978CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)Providence (1977)
1977Golden SpikeValladolid International Film FestivalProvidence (1977)
1967Critics AwardFrench Syndicate of Cinema CriticsBest FilmLa guerre est finie (1966)
1966Special MentionLocarno International Film FestivalFeature FilmLa guerre est finie (1966)
1966Prix Louis DellucPrix Louis DellucLa guerre est finie (1966)
1963UNICRIT AwardVenice Film FestivalMuriel ou Le temps d'un retour (1963)
1963Sutherland TrophyBritish Film Institute AwardsMuriel ou Le temps d'un retour (1963)
1962Critics AwardFrench Syndicate of Cinema CriticsBest FilmL'année dernière à Marienbad (1961)
1961Golden LionVenice Film FestivalL'année dernière à Marienbad (1961)
1961UN AwardBAFTA AwardsHiroshima mon amour (1959)
1960Critics AwardFrench Syndicate of Cinema CriticsBest FilmHiroshima mon amour (1959)
1956Prix Jean VigoPrix Jean VigoShort FilmNuit et brouillard (1956)
1954Prix Jean VigoPrix Jean VigoShort FilmLes statues meurent aussi (1953)
1952Special AwardGolden Globes, USAPictura (1951)
1948CIDALC AwardVenice Film FestivalVan Gogh (1948)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014Golden Berlin BearBerlin International Film FestivalAimer, boire et chanter (2014)
2012Palme d'OrCannes Film FestivalVous n'avez encore rien vu (2012)
2010CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Film (Meilleur film)Les herbes folles (2009)
2010CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Adapted Screenplay (Meilleure adaptation)Les herbes folles (2009)
2009Palme d'OrCannes Film FestivalLes herbes folles (2009)
2007Lumiere AwardLumiere Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)Coeurs (2006)
2007CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)Coeurs (2006)
2006Golden LionVenice Film FestivalCoeurs (2006)
2004CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Film (Meilleur film)Pas sur la bouche (2003)
2004CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)Pas sur la bouche (2003)
1998Golden Berlin BearBerlin International Film FestivalOn connaît la chanson (1997)
1998ButacaButaca AwardsBest Art House Film (Millor película d'autor)On connaît la chanson (1997)
1998CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)On connaît la chanson (1997)
1994European Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsSmoking/No Smoking (1993)
1994Golden Berlin BearBerlin International Film FestivalSmoking/No Smoking (1993)
1990International Fantasy Film AwardFantasportoBest FilmI Want to Go Home (1989)
1989Golden LionVenice Film FestivalI Want to Go Home (1989)
1987Gold HugoChicago International Film FestivalBest FeatureMélo (1986)
1987CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Film (Meilleur film)Mélo (1986)
1987CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)Mélo (1986)
1985CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Film (Meilleur film)L'amour à mort (1984)
1985CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)L'amour à mort (1984)
1984Golden LionVenice Film FestivalL'amour à mort (1984)
1983Golden LionVenice Film FestivalLa vie est un roman (1983)
1981CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Film (Meilleur film)Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1981CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Director (Meilleur réalisateur)Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1980Palme d'OrCannes Film FestivalMon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
1974Palme d'OrCannes Film FestivalStavisky... (1974)
1968Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)La guerre est finie (1966)
1963HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationL'année dernière à Marienbad (1961)
1963Golden LionVenice Film FestivalMuriel ou Le temps d'un retour (1963)
1962Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)L'année dernière à Marienbad (1961)
1961BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Film from any SourceHiroshima mon amour (1959)
1961UN AwardBAFTA AwardsNuit et brouillard (1956)
1961DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion PicturesHiroshima mon amour (1959)
1960Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)Hiroshima mon amour (1959)
1959Palme d'OrCannes Film FestivalHiroshima mon amour (1959)

2nd Place Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayLes herbes folles (2009)


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