Jacques Demy

Jacques Demy
1931 - 1990
Jacques Demy  French Director
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Jacques Demy was previously married to Agnès Varda (1962 - 1990).

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French Director Jacques Demy was born on 5th June, 1931 in Pontchâteau, Loire-Atlantique, Pays-de-la-Loire, France and passed away on 27th Oct 1990 Paris, France aged 59. He is most remembered for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964 (music)). His zodiac sign is Gemini.

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TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married1 32 years, 10 months - -
Total1 32 years, 10 months - -

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First Name Jacques
Last Name Demy
Full Name at Birth Jacques Demy
Age 59 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th June, 1931
Birthplace Pontchâteau, Loire-Atlantique, Pays-de-la-Loire, France
Died 27th October, 1990
Place of Death Paris, France
Cause of Death Aids (related complications)
Buried Montparnasse CemeteryParis, France
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Bisexual
Ethnicity White
Nationality French
Occupation Text Director and screenwriter
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964 (music))
Year(s) Active 1955–88, 1955–1988

Jacques Demy (5 June 1931 – 27 October 1990) was a French director, lyricist, and screenwriter. He appeared in the wake of the French New Wave alongside contemporaries like Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut. Demy's films are celebrated for their visual style. Demy's style drew upon diverse sources such as classic Hollywood musicals, the documentary realism of his French New Wave colleagues, fairy tales, jazz, Japanese manga, and the opera. His films contain overlapping continuity (i.e., characters cross over from film to film), lush musical scores (typically composed by Michel Legrand) and motifs like teenage love, labor rights, incest, and the intersection between dreams and reality. He is best known for the two musicals he directed in the mid-1960s: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) and The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967).

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Jacques Demy59 GeminiDirector
French
Agnès Varda90 GeminiDirector
Belgian

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
RosalieFemaleAgnès Varda
MathieuMale15th October, 197249 years oldAgnès Varda

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Jacquot de Nantes1991Jacques Demy (uncredited)Movie
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg1964Le client égaré, Le serveur (singing voice, uncredited)Movie
Paris Belongs to Us1961L'ami de la femme attachée (uncredited)Movie
The 400 Blows1959Policeman (uncredited)Movie
Le bel indifférent1957Short Film
Les horizons morts1951Short Film

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thriftstorejunkiethriftstorejunkieJan 29, 2009

The magical world of Jacques Demy is a wondrous place--too bad that unrestrained imagination is absent from most films today.


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