Alain Bergala

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Alain Bergala
Born (1943-08-08) 8 August 1943 (age 74)
Brignoles, France
Nationality French
Alma mater University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle
La Fémis
Occupation film critic, essayist, screenwriter, director
Relatives Jean-Luc Godard

Alain Bergala (French: [bɛʁgala]; born 8 August 1943), is a French film critic, essayist, screenwriter and director.


Former writer for Cahiers du cinéma, he is best known as a specialist in the works of Jean-Luc Godard.

He taught at the University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle[1] and at La Fémis. In 2000, he became the cinema counsellor of Jack Lang with whom he worked regarding the arts in education.

He directed his first feature film in 1982.


  • 1983: Faux fuyants (co-director : Jean-Pierre Limosin)
  • 1987: Où que tu sois
  • 1995: Cesare Pavese (part of the series- Un siècle d'écrivains)
  • 1997: Fernand Léger, les motifs d'une vie
  • 1998: D'Angèle à Toni


Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ His page at the site of the University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle [1]