born on 4/8/1904 in Paris, France

died on 8/7/1994 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Île-de-France, France


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Christian-Jaque (byname of Christian Maudet; 4 September 1904 8 July 1994) was a French filmmaker. From 1954 to 1959, he was married to actress Martine Carol, who starred in several of his films including "Lucrece Borgia" (1953), "Madame Du Barry" (1954), and "Nana" (1955).

Christian-Jaque 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 [1] for the same film.

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.

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



  • Les Disparus de Saint-Agil (1938)
  • La Symphonie fantastique (1942)
  • Voyage sans espoir (1943)
  • A Lover's Return (1946)
  • La Chartreuse de Parme (1948)
  • Singoalla (1949)
  • Adorable Creatures (1952)
  • Lucrèce Borgia (1953)
  • Destinées (1954)
  • Madame du Barry (1954)
  • If all the Guys in the World, Si tous les gars du monde (1955)
  • Babette s'en va-t-en guerre (1959)
  • La Legge è legge (1958)
  • Fanfan la Tulipe (1952)
  • Barbe-Bleue (1951) and German-language version Blaubart (1951)
  • Le gentleman de Cocody (1965)
  • The Dirty Game (1965)
  • Le Saint prend l'affût (1966)


  1. 2nd Berlin International Film Festival: Prize Winners. Retrieved on 2009-12-22.

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