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Claude Miller

Film director

Annie Miller (m. ?–2012)

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20 February 1942 (
Paris, France

April 4, 2012, Paris, France

Institut des hautes etudes cinematographiques

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Claude Miller (20 February 1942 – 4 April 2012) was a French film director, producer and screenwriter.


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Life and career

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Claude Miller was born to a Jewish family. A student at Paris' IDHEC film school from 1962 through 1963, Miller had his first practical cinematic experience while he was in uniform, serving with the Service Cinéma de l'Armée. From 1965 until 1974, Miller worked in assistant and supervisory capacities for many of France's major directors, including Robert Bresson and Jean-Luc Godard.

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His principal mentor was François Truffaut, under whose tutelage Miller directed a trio of shorts and La meilleure façon de marcher (The Best Way to Walk, 1976), his first theatrical feature, a coming-of-age drama which bore traces of Truffaut's Les Mistons (1957) and The 400 Blows (1959). Miller received César nominations for best director and writing for this film.

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His subsequent films can also be perceived as homages to Truffaut, many even using the same production personnel. The following year he made Dites-lui que je l'aime, for which he received a second César nomination for Best Director. He won a César Award for Best Writing in 1981 for Garde à vue, and the Louis Delluc Prize in 1985 for L'Effrontée, for which he received another César nomination for Best Director. In 1983 he directed Mortelle randonnée. When Truffaut died in 1984 during the preparation of another feature about a confused, adolescent serial thief entangled with an older lover, La Petite Voleuse (The Little Thief), Miller took over the project, completing the film in 1988. The latter film was a considerable international success, and solidified Miller's status as one of France's major film-makers. On French television, Miller directed dozens of commercials and the six-part miniseries Traits de Mémoire (1976).

After a four-year absence, Claude Miller returned to active filmmaking with The Accompanist (1992) and Le Sourire (1994). He had to wait until 1998 for his next major success: La Classe de Neige, the chilling story of a lonely boy on a school skiing holiday, which won the Jury Prize at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. Later films Miller directed include Betty Fisher et autres histoires (2001) which Peter Bradshaw wrote that Miller "endowed it with the fascination of an exotic, spiky, poisonous flower", La Petite Lili (2003), and A Secret (2007). At the time of his death he was working on an adaptation of François Mauriac's Thérèse Desqueyroux. The film was selected to close the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.


  • 1969 : La Question ordinaire (short)
  • 1971 : Camille ou la comédie catastrophique (short)
  • 1976 : La meilleure façon de marcher
  • 1977 : Dites-lui que je l'aime
  • 1981 : Garde à vue
  • 1983 : Mortelle randonnée
  • 1985 : L'Effrontée
  • 1988 : La Petite Voleuse
  • 1992 : L'Accompagnatrice
  • 1994 : Le Sourire
  • 1998 : La Classe de neige
  • 2000 : La Chambre des magiciennes
  • 2001 : Betty Fisher et autres histoires
  • 2003 : La Petite Lili
  • 2007 : A Secret
  • 2009 : Marching Band
  • 2009 : I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive co-directed with his son Nathan Miller
  • 2010 : Voyez comme ils dansent
  • 2012 : Thérèse Desqueyroux
  • References

    Claude Miller Wikipedia

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