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Rohmer, it was much more than Rohmer

2020-11-30T16:52:42.178Z

The director of Pauline à la plage, Ma nuit chez Maud or Conte d'été would have been 100 years old this year. The opportunity to penetrate somewhat the personality of a secret and independent man.



He doesn't do them.

Eric Rohmer would have been 100 years old in January.

The edition did not wait for the date to celebrate the event.

We are republishing his articles:

Le Goût de la beauté

, his scenarios,

Six moral tales

and

Tales of the 4 seasons

(1).

Aficionados will refer to the delicious memories of producer Françoise Etchegaray,

Contes des mille et un Rohmer

, and to the essential biography of Antoine de Baecque and Noël Herpe.

If the filmmaker is known, celebrated, the man is more secret.

There are, however, two or three things that we know about him.

Read also:

Rohmer, beauty bath at the Cinémathèque française

Paul Gégauff, who inspired him in

The Sign of the Lion

and who would become Chabrol's dialogue writer, called him "the great Momo": Maurice Schérer was Rohmer's real name.

He didn't want his mother to learn that he was a filmmaker: she always believed him to be a professor of literature.

At 25, he had released a novel at Gallimard,

Élisabeth

, signed Gilbert Cordier.

This Puritan did not have a driver's license and refused to appear on television.

The rare

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Source: lefigaro

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