Clare Peploe

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Clare Peploe (born 1942) is a British screenwriter, producer and film director.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Peploe was born in Tanzania but grew up in England and Italy, and had a brother named Mark Peploe.[2] At an early age, Peploe developed an interest in cinema and art. She went on to study at the Sorbonne and University of Perugia.[3] Peploe debuted as a director with the short film, Couples and Robbers (1981) which received nominations for the Oscars and BAFTA respectively.[4][5] Her third feature, The Triumph of Love competed at the 2001 Venice Film Festival and was nominated for the Golden Lion Award.[6][7] As a screenwriter, Peploe is recognised as a frequent collaborator with her husband, Bernardo Bertolucci. She is also credited with co-writing the 1970 cult film, Zabriskie Point with Michelangelo Antonioni and others.




External links[edit]


  1. ^ Davies, Serena (27 September 2004). "Film-makers on film: Clare Peploe". The Telegraph. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Clare Peploe - Biography". NY Times. 2010. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Festival de San Sebastian - Awards and Jury Members Biographies". 18 September 2008. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "1982 Awards". Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Film in 1982". Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "70 Directors for Venice 70". Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  7. ^ "The Triumph of Love". Retrieved 29 June 2015.