Louis Malle

Director · Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 58
Louis Marie Malle was a French film director, screenwriter and producer. His film Le Monde du silence won the Palme d'Or in 1956 and the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1957, although he was not credited at the ceremony; the award was instead presented to the film's co-director Jacques Cousteau. Later in his career he was nominated multiple times for Academy Awards. read more

Louis Marie Malle was a French film director, screenwriter and producer. His film Le Monde du silence won the Palme d'Or in 1956 and the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1957, although he was not credited at the ceremony; the award was instead presented to the film's co-director Jacques Cousteau. Later in his career he was nominated multiple times for Academy Awards. Malle is also one of only four directors to have won the Golden Lion twice.

Born

Sunday, 30 October 1932

Died

Thursday, 23 November 1995

Actor Filmography

Becoming Cousteau Self / Self (archive footage) 2021
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
The Miles Davis Story Self 2001
The Road to Bresson Himself / Self 1998
The 68th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 1996
Jean Renoir: Part One - From La Belle Époque to World War II Self 1993
La Vie de Bohème Gentleman 1992
Murphy Brown Louis Malle 1988
...and the Pursuit of Happiness Narrator / Self - Narrator 1986
God's Country Narrator 1985
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Becoming Cousteau Self / Self (archive footage) 2021
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
The Miles Davis Story Self 2001
The Road to Bresson Himself / Self 1998
The 68th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 1996
Jean Renoir: Part One - From La Belle Époque to World War II Self 1993
La Vie de Bohème Gentleman 1992
Murphy Brown Louis Malle 1988
...and the Pursuit of Happiness Narrator / Self - Narrator 1986
God's Country Narrator 1985
The 57th Annual Academy Awards Self - Audience Member 1985
Hollywood's Children Self 1982
Before the Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema of Edwin S. Porter Reader - Melies Catalogue (voice) / Reader - Melies Catalogue 1982
Place de la République Himself / Self 1974
A Very Curious Girl Jésus 1969
Phantom India Himself - Narrator, Himself - Narrator / Self - Narrator 1969
Calcutta Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1969
The Thief of Paris Un figurant 1967
A Very Private Affair Le journaliste 1962
Crazeologie 1954

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1988OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Nominated
1982OscarBest Director Nominated
1982Golden GlobeBest Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1973OscarBest Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced Nominated
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