Yves Allégret
Date of Birth
Oct 13, 1907
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

Yves Allégret was one of the prominent directors of post-WW II French cinema, noted especially for his film noirs. He is the younger brother of French filmmaker Marc Allégret. Yves began his career in the early 1930s by assisting Augusto Genina, Jean Renoir, and his brother Marc. He then went on to direct a series of short films; at this time, he also worked as an art director. During his earliest...