Georges Delerue

Born: 2 March 1925, Roubaix
Died: 20 March 1992, Los Angeles

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Highlighted works

  • A Man for all Seasons

    A Man for all Seasons

    Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More falls foul of King Henry VIII in Fred Zinnemann’s Oscar-winning adaptation of Robert Bolt’s stage success.

  • Platoon

    Platoon

    A key entry in Hollywood’s cycle of Vietnam films, Platoon put writer-director Oliver Stone on the map, winning Oscars for best director and best picture.

  • Le Mépris

    Le Mépris

    Working with his biggest budget to date, Jean-Luc Godard created a sublime widescreen drama about marital breakdown, set during pre-production on a film shoot.

  • The Day of the Jackal

    The Day of the Jackal

    With French police on his trail, a mysterious English assassin attempts to kill President de Gaulle in this gripping adaptation of Frederick Forsyth’s thriller.

  • JULES ET JIM

    JULES ET JIM

    Two friends fall for the same woman (Jeanne Moreau) in this effervescent French drama set at the time of the Great War.

  • Il CONFORMISTA

    Il CONFORMISTA

    Bernardo Bertolucci’s stylish period thriller stars Jean-Louis Trintignant as a repressed bureaucrat in Mussolini’s Italy who is assigned to kill his former professor.

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