The International Festival of Films on Art - 38th edition from March 17 to 29, 2020

Un Américain nommé Kazan

France | 2018 | 52 min
French | Subtitles in English
Director: Claire Duguet


North American Premiere

The Greek-born American director Elia Kazan (1909–2003) left an indelible mark on the history of U.S. cinema. Among his classics are A Streetcar Named Desire and East of Eden, and he introduced the legendary actor Marlon Brando. This captivating portrait of the filmmaker and his extraordinary career brings to light the different facets of someone who might be regarded as the very embodiment of the American dream. Overcoming obstacles and undermining conventions, Kazan revolutionized filmmaking.


Claire Duguet

Filmography | Absolument Trans (2017); La turbulence Rodin (2017) ; Truffaut-Godard, scénario d’une rupture (2016) ; Africaines des grands lacs (2012) ; Empreinte : Carole Bouquet (2011) ; Empreinte : Michel Rocard, la politique avant tout (2009) ; Titouan (2007)…

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