Alain Cavalier

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Alain Cavalier
Born (1931-09-14) 14 September 1931 (age 92)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1957–present

Alain Cavalier (French: [kavalje]; born 14 September 1931) is a French film director.


Cavalier was born in Vendôme, Loir-et-Cher and studied film at the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques. He won several awards, including the César Award for Best Film and César Award for Best Director for his film Thérèse in 1987. His film Pater premiered In Competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.[1][2]

He was married to the French film actress and former Miss France winner Irène Tunc.[3]



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Official Selection". Cannes. Archived from the original on 15 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-15.
  2. ^ "Cannes film festival 2011: The full lineup". London. 2011-04-14. Retrieved 2011-04-15.
  3. ^ "Irène Tunc". Retrieved 2011-11-13.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ " - Portail du film documentaire". Retrieved 2017-10-06.

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