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Alexandre Trauner

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Name  Alexandre Trauner

Role  Production Designer
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Died  December 5, 1993, Omonville-la-Petite, France
Education  l'Ecole des beaux-arts de Budapest
Awards  Cesar Award for Best Production Design
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Production Design
Art directed  The Apartment, Hotel du Nord, Les Visiteurs du Soir
Similar People  Lazare Meerson, I A L Diamond, Leon Barsacq, Billy Wilder, Eugen Schufftan

Alexandre Trauner

Alexandre Trauner (as Sándor Trau on 3 August 1906 in Budapest, Hungary – 5 December 1993 in Omonville-la-Petite, France) was a production designer.


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After studying painting at Hungarian Royal Drawing School, he emigrated to Paris in 1929, where he became the assistant of set designer Lazare Meerson, working on such films as À nous la liberté (1932) and La Kermesse héroïque (1935). In 1937, he became a chief set designer.

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He worked on the majority of Marcel Carné's films, including Quai des brumes (1938), Le Jour se lève (1939), and Les Enfants du paradis (1945).

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He designed sets for Witness for the Prosecution (1957) directed by Billy Wilder and other Wilder films, John Huston's The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Joseph Losey's Don Giovanni (1979), Luc Besson's Subway (1985).

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In 1980, he was a member of the jury at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival.

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Selected filmography

  • Ciboulette (1933)
  • Mollenard (1938)
  • References

    Alexandre Trauner Wikipedia