Jean Grémillon
Date of Birth
Oct 03, 1901
Birth Place:
Bayeux, France

Biography

French filmmaker Jean Grémillon was a true iconoclast, who during his relatively brief feature-film career was highly touted by French intellectuals for such films as Garden de Phare (1930). He later became known for making highly personal, darkly emotional post-WW II films such as the allegorical Lumiere D'ete (1943). Born in Bayeux, France, Grémillon originally trained to become a professional...