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Born (1904-09-04)4 September 1904
Died 8 July 1994(1994-07-08) (aged 89)
Occupation Filmmaker
Years active 1938-1968

Christian-Jaque (byname of Christian Maudet; 4 September 1904 – 8 July 1994) was a French

Christian-Jaque's 1946 film A Lover's Return was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival.[1] He won the Best Director award at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival for his popular swashbuckler Fanfan la Tulipe. At the 2nd Berlin International Film Festival, he won the Silver Bear award [2] for the same film. In 1959, he was a member of the jury at the 1st Moscow International Film Festival.[3]

Christian-Jaque began his motion picture career in the 1920s as an art director and production designer. By the early 1930s, he had moved into screenwriting and directing. He continued working into the mid-1980s, though from 1970 on, most of his work was done for television. In 1979, he was a member of the jury at the 11th Moscow International Film Festival.[4]

Christian-Jaque was born in Paris. He died at Boulogne-Billancourt in 1994.




  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: A Lover's Return". Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  2. ^ "2nd Berlin International Film Festival: Prize Winners". Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  3. ^ "1st Moscow International Film Festival (1959)". MIFF. Retrieved 2012-10-27. 
  4. ^ "11th Moscow International Film Festival (1979)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-14. 

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