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Renoir, Claude

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1993 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Cinematographer

1914 – Born on December 4th in Paris, France. French cinematographer.

1936-1937 – Renoir did the photography for one of his uncle’s cinematic apogees, Une partie de campagne and was the camera operator for the tragic, ebullient master text Grande illusion, La.

1947 – He also generated the stark black-and-white compositions of Maurice Cloche’s Monsieur Vincent and the psychedelic 60s colors of Roger Vadim’s Barbarella.

1951-1956 – Claude Renoir was responsible for the luminous color work of The River, Carrosse d’or, Le and Elena et les hommes.

1973 – Renoir lensed a stunning array of films, including Mystère Picasso, Le, Cleopatra and Bertrand Blier’s Calmos.

1977 – After his final DP credit, The Spy Who Loved Me, Renoir worked as a cameraman on three films as he, sadly, lost his sight

1993 – Died on September 5th in Troyes, Aube, Champagne, France.