Georges Franju
Date of Birth
Apr 12, 1912
Birth Place:
Fougères, France

Biography

First known for making disturbing documentaries that freely intermingled stark realism with a surrealistic edge, Georges Franju went on to use similar techniques for several haunting feature films. Co-founding the world-renowned Cinématheque Française with Henri Langlois provided Franju with his second claim to fame. Before entering French cinema, Franju worked for an insurance company and in a...