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French Directors Before the New Wave

Jean Renoir

 
Backbiters (1924)
Whirlpool of Fate (1925)
Nana (1926)
Marquitta (1927)
The Sad Sack (1928)
On Purge Bebe (1931)
La Chienne (1931)
Night At the Crossroads (1932)
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932)
Chotard and Company (1933)
Madame Bovary (1933)
Toni (1935)
A Day In the Country (1936)
The Lower Depths (1936)
The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936)
Grand Illusion (1937)
The Marseillaise (1938)
La Bete Humaine (1938)
The Rules of the Game (1939)
Swamp Water (1941)
This Land Is Mine (1943)
The Southerner (1945)
The Diary of a Chambermaid (1946)
The Woman On the Beach (1947)
The River (1951)
The Golden Coach (1952)
French Cancan (1954)
Paris Does Strange Things (1956)
The Testament of Doctor Cordelier (1959)
Picnic On the Grass (1959)
The Elusive Corporal (1962)
Le Petit Theatre De Jean Renoir (1970)

Rene Clair

 
Entr'Acte (1924)
The Crazy Ray (1925)
The Phantom of the Moulin-Rouge (1925)
The Imaginary Voyage (1925)
The Prey of the Wind (1927)
The Italian Straw Hat (1928)
Two Timid Souls (1928)
Under the Roofs of Paris (1930)
Le Million (1931)
A Nous La Liberte (1931)
July 14 (1933)
The Last Millionaire (1934)
The Ghost Goes West (1935)
Break the News (1938)
The Flame of New Orleans (1941)
I Married a Witch (1942)
Forever and a Day (1943)
It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
And Then There Were None (1945)
Silence Is Golden (1947)
Beauty and the Devil (1950)
Beauties of the Night (1952)
The Grand Maneuver (1955)
The Gates of Paris (1957)
All the Gold In the World (1961)
The Lace Wars (1965)

Jean Vigo

 
A Propos De Nice (1930)
Jean Taris, Swimming Champion (1931)
Zero For Conduct (1933)
L'Atalante (1934)

Marcel Carne

 
Jenny (1936)
Bizarre, Bizarre (1937)
Port of Shadows (1938)
Hotel Du Nord (1938)
Le Jour Se Leve (1939)
Les Visiteurs Du Soir (1942)
Children of Paradise (1945)
Gates of the Night (1946)
La Marie Du Port (1950)
Juliette, Or Key of Dreams (1951)
The Adultress (1953)
Air of Paris (1954)
The Country I Come From (1956)
The Cheaters (1958)
Wasteland (1960)
Chicken Feed For Little Birds (1963)
Three Rooms In Manhattan (1965)
Young Wolves (1968)
Law Breakers (1971)
The Marvelous Visit (1974)

Jacques Tati

 
Jour De Fete (1949)
Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
Mon Oncle (1958)
Playtime (1967)
Trafic (1971)
Parade (1974)

Jean-Pierre Melville

 
A Day In the Life of a Clown (1945)
Le Silence de la Mer (1949)
Les Enfants Terribles (1950)
When You Read This Letter (1953)
Bob le Flambeur (1956)
Two Men In Manhattan (1959)
Leon Morin, Priest (1961)
Le Doulos (1962)
An Honorable Young Man (1963)
Second Breath (1966)
Le Samourai (1967)
Army of Shadows (1969)
Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
Dirty Money (1972)

Robert Bresson

 
Angels of the Streets (1943)
The Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne (1945)
Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
A Man Escaped (1956)
Pickpocket (1959)
The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
Mouchette (1967)
Une Femme Douce (1969)
Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)
Lancelot of the Lake (1974)
The Devil, Probably (1977)
L'Argent (1983)

Henri-George Clouzot

 
The Murderer Lives At Number 21 (1942)
Le Corbeau (1943)
Quai Des Orfevres (1947)
Manon (1949)
Return To Life (1949)
Miquette (1950)
The Wages of Fear (1953)
Diabolique (1955)
The Mystery of Picasso (1956)
Les Espions (1957)
The Truth (1960)
Woman In Chains (1968)

Jacques Becker

 
Dernier Atout (1942)
It Happened At the Inn (1943)
Paris Frills (1945)
Antoine and Antoinette (1947)
Rendezvous In July (1949)
Edward and Caroline (1951)
Golden Marie (1952)
Rue de l'Estrapade (1953)
Touchez Pas Au Grisbi (1954)
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1954)
The Adventures of Arsene Lupin (1957)
Modigliani of Montparnasse (1958)
Le Trou (1960)

Rene Clement

 
The Battle of the Rails (1946)
Mr. Orchid (1946)
The Damned (1947)
The Walls of Malapaga (1949)
The Glass Castle (1950)
Forbidden Games (1952)
Lovers, Happy Lovers! (1954)
Gervaise (1956)
This Angry Age (1958)
Purple Noon (1960)
The Joy of Living (1961)
The Day and the Hour (1963)
Joy House (1964)
Is Paris Burning? (1966)
Rider On the Rain (1970)
The Deadly Trap (1971)
...And Hope To Die (1972)
Scar Tissue (1975)

Jean Cocteau

 
The Blood of a Poet (1930)
Beauty and the Beast (1946)
The Eagle With Two Heads (1948)
Les Parents Terribles (1948)
Orpheus (1950)
Les Enfants Terribles (1950)
La Villa Santo Sospir (1952)
8 X 8: A Chess Sonata In 8 Movements (1957)
The Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Louis Malle

 
Elevator To the Gallows (1958)
The Lovers (1958)
Zazie Dans Le Metro (1960)
Vive Le Tour (1962)
A Very Private Affair (1962)
The Fire Within (1963)
Viva Maria! (1965)
The Thief of Paris (1967)
Spirits of the Dead (1968)
Calcutta (1969)
Phantom India (1969)
Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Human, Too Human (1974)
Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
Place De La Republique (1974)
Black Moon (1975)
Pretty Baby (1978)
Atlantic City (1980)
My Dinner With Andre (1981)
Crackers (1984)
Alamo Bay (1985)
God's Country (1986)
And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986)
Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
May Fools (1990)
Damage (1992)
Vanya On 42nd Street (1994)

Julien Duvivier

 
Poil de Carotte (1925)
Le Mystere de la Tour Eiffel (1927)
The Maelstrom of Paris (1928)
David Golder (1930)
Au Bonheur Des Dames (1930)
The Five Accursed Gentlemen (1931)
Here's Berlin (1932)
The Red Head (1932)
A Man's Neck (1933)
Maria Chapdelaine (1934)
Behold the Man (1935)
Escape From Yesterday (1935)
The Golem (1936)
They Were Five (1936)
The Man of the Hour (1937)
Pepe Le Moko (1937)
Life Dances On (1937)
The Great Waltz (1938)
The End of the Day (1939)
The Phantom Wagon (1939)
Lydia (1941)
Tales of Manhattan (1942)
Immortal France (1943)
Flesh and Fantasy (1943)
The Impostor (1944)
Panic (1947)
Anna Karenina (1948)
Au Royaume Des Cieux (1949)
Captain Blackjack (1950)
Under the Paris Sky (1951)
The Little World of Don Camillo (1952)
Holiday For Henrietta (1952)
The Return of Don Camillo (1953)
On Trial (1954)
Marianne of My Youth (1955)
Deadlier Than the Male (1956)
The Man In the Raincoat (1957)
Lovers of Paris (1957)
The Female (1959)
Marie-Octobre (1959)
The High Life (1960)
Boulevard (1960)
The Burning Court (1962)
The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
Chair de Poule (1963)
Diabolically Yours (1967)