André Téchiné biography

André Téchiné

Screenwriter, Film director

1943 –


Who is André Téchiné?

André Téchiné, is a French screenwriter and film director. He has had a long and distinguished career that places him among the best post-New Wave French film directors.

He belongs to a second generation of French film critics associated with Cahiers du cinéma who followed François Truffaut, Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard and others from criticism into film-making. Téchiné is noted for his elegant and emotionally charged films that often delve into the complexities of human condition and emotions.

One of the trademarks of his filmography is the lyrical examination of human relations in a sensitive but unsentimental way, as can be seen in his most acclaimed films: My Favorite Season and Wild Reeds.


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Mar 13, 1943
Valence, Tarn-et-Garonne
Also known as
  • Andre Techine
  • France

on July 23, 2013

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