Marc Allégret

Active - 1927 - 1970  |   Born - Dec 22, 1900   |   Died - Jan 1, 1973   |   Genres - Drama, Comedy Drama, Comedy, Romance

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Older brother of director Yves Allegret; Allegret's first film was the 1927 documentary Voyage Au Congo, about the trip to Africa undertaken by his uncle, the author Andre Gide. He went on to assist directors Robert Florey and Augusto Genina, and in 1931 completed Le Blanc Et Le Noi for Florey and co-directed Les Amants De Minuit with Genina. That same year he made his solo directing debut, lauching a 40-year career that includes such notable films as the Josephine Baker musical Zou-Zou, the documentary Avec Andre Gide, and the D.H. Lawrence adaptation Lady Chatterly's Lover.

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