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François Catonné

François Catonné


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Cinematography (feature film)

How Much Do You Love Me? (2007)
A prostitute is hired by an admirer who has just won the lottery to be his around-the-clock "wife".
Boxes (2007)
The seaside. Brittany. Middle-aged Anna sits amongst her boxes. She just moved into a new house and she is all alone. Or is she? Out of her boxes, her past emerges.
Cotelettes, Les (2003) as Director Of Photography
A battle of wits ensues between Leonce, a bourgeois "man of the left" and the devil in the form of a fastidious old man dressed like ''a man of the right,'' who knocks at his door one night, bearing a suitcase.
Landlords, The (2002) as Director Of Photography
Goings-on at an annual meeting of shareholders in a Paris co-op.
Terrorists in Retirement (2001) as Camera Collaboration
Now in retirement a handful of terrorists, who today are elderly men, recount their experiences as illegal refugees--Jews fleeing Nazi-occupied Easten Europe. Living in Paris, they were desperate young men with nothing left to lose. As "French" Resistance fighters they carried out the most dangerous
Absolument fabuleux (2001) as Director Of Photography
Fashion editor Patsy and her friend Edina live a super-stylish and decadent life in Paris, drinking, dating younger men and avoiding work. In the course of one season, they get into various scrapes, including a failed attempt to buy political influence and a spell in jail following a drug bust -- bu
Pique-nique de Lulu Kreutz, Le (2000) as Director Of Photography
Joseph and Olga Steg visit Evian to see their cellist son Jascha perform. While there, the family go on a group picnic with old friend Lulu Kreutz which draws hidden confessions and conflicts to the surface.
Les Acteurs (2000) as Director Of Photography
A savvy mix of formal declarations and heartfelt setpieces, this freeform cinematic romp from celebrated filmmaker Bertrand Blier is dedicated to the twin conceits that actors -- including this film's Gallic all-star cast -- aren't necessarily equipped with an "off" switch and that anything is possi
Che, El (1997) as Cinematographer
Documentary retraces Guevara's life and political career, beginning with his youth in 1950's Argentina, when he set out on the road, writing travel diaries, poetry, and stories. His wanderings through the Andes, Patagonia, Peru, and the Chilean desert informed his identity not as a citizen of one na
Tonka (1997) as Director Of Photography
A burned-out, world class sprinter is re-invigorated when he meets a young woman who runs on instinct and orange soda. The girl, Tonka, lives in a giant Coca-Cola sign in the shape of a can and sneaks showers and food from a variety of sources. When she sprints away from a shop from which she has st
Messieurs les enfants (1997) as Director Of Photography
Families can be difficult at the best of times, but imagine if you were your parents and they were you!
Voie est Libre, La (1997) as Director Of Photography
Jules, a desperate ex-train conductor, who's tried over and over again to contest his being fired for vague economic reasons, finally is pushed to the edge by a lack of response from the railroad administration. Jules decides to take ten inhabitants of a small town in the suburbs of Lyon as his host
Les Menteurs (1996) as Director Of Photography
An aspiring film student gets her big break when she meets a renowned producer-director-writer team only to learn that the once-creative trio is not what she expects--the director has become a tramp, the actress is over the hill, and the producer is in a financial mess.
True Story of Artaud the Mono, The (1994) as Cinematographer
While researching their subject's life for their feature "My Life and Times With Antonin Artaud," co-directors/writers Gerard Mordillat and Jerome Prieur made a documentary on the famed French actor/writer/poet who died in 1948 at the age of 50.
My Life and Times With Antonin Artaud (1994) as Director Of Photography
A chronicle of the friendship between the young poet Jacques Prevel and famed French poet and intellectual Antonin Artaud, inventor of Theater of Cruelty, which ensued upon Artaud's brief and difficult return to Paris, after having spent nine years in an asylum.
Target Of Suspicion (1994) as Director Of Photography
An American in Paris is falsely accused of rape and murder. With the help of an Interpol agent, he finds that his wife and new French partner are behind the false charges.
Profil bas (1993) as Director Of Photography
A young cop learns that two co-workers are crooked. When the bad guys find out they try to eliminate the rookie.
Indochine (1992) as Director Of Photography
Set in 1930 in French Indochina against a backdrop of political tension between the French and Vietnamese. Eliane Devries is the seemingly repressed owner of a prosperous rubber plantation. Her steely exterior, however, is only a mask intended to hide her torrid love affairs from upper class society
Annee de l'eveil, L' (1991) as Director Of Photography
Set in 1948, a fourteen-year-old adolescent, afraid of dying in Indochina when he graduates from school, comes of age over the course of a school year.
Tom et Lola (1990) as Director Of Photography
Two kids with no immunity systems live in a plastic bubble.
La Revolution Francaise (1990) as Director Of Photography ("Les Annees Lumieres")
A 2-part epic about the French Revolution, following the lives of Robespierre and Danton from their youth to their deaths by execution.
Je Suis le seigneur du chateau (1989) as Director Of Photography
Champ d'honneur (1988) as Director Of Photography
The Franco-Prussian war is the setting for this drama about a young peasant boy who enlists in the army.
De guerre lasse (1987) as Director Of Photography
A romantic triangle set in 1942 Vichy France.
Sarraounia (1986) as Director Of Photography
Sarraounia, Warrior Queen of the Aznas, leads her forces to a brief victory against the French colonists at the turn of the century.
Femme de ma vie, La (1986) as Director Of Photography
Sac de Noeuds (1985) as Director Of Photography
Galette du Roi, La (1985) as Director Of Photography
Les Nanas (1984) as Cinematographer
For Those I Loved (1983) as Camera Operator
Batard, Le (1983) as Cinematographer
For Those I Loved (1983) as Director Of Photography
Leopard, Le (1983) as Director Of Photography
Vive la Sociale! (1983) as Director Of Photography
Douce enquete sur la violence (1982) as Director Of Photography
Mon Oncle D'Amerique (1980) as Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
A college professor uses the crises in three lives to illustrate his theories about human behavior.
Polisario, un peuple en Armes (1979) as Cinematographer
West Indies les negres marrons de la liberte (1979) as Director Of Photography
Belle emmerdeuse, La (1978) as Camera Assistant
Mon premier amour (1978) as Camera Assistant
Voix de son Maitre, La (1978) as Camera Assistant
Spirale, La (1975) as Additional Cinematography

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