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Name: Alain Tanner  
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Date of Birth: 6th December 1929
Place of Birth: Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Profession: Director
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Alain Tanner (born 6 December 1929 in Geneva) is a Swiss film director.

Influenced by his involvement with the British "Free Cinema" movement in London in the early 1960s and with the French New Wave during his years in Paris, Tanner is best known for his movies Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l'an 2000 (Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000), Dans la ville blanche (In the White City) and Messidor.


  • Paul s'en va (2004)
  • Fleurs de sang (2002)
  • Jonas et Lila, à demain (1999)
  • Requiem (1998)
  • Fourbi (1996)
  • Les Hommes du port (1995)
  • Le Journal de Lady M (The Diary of Lady M) (1993)
  • L'Homme qui a perdu son ombre (The Man Who Lost His Shadow) (1991)
  • La Femme de Rose Hill (The Woman from Rose Hill) (1989)
  • La Vallée fantôme (1987)
  • Une flamme dans mon coeur (A Flame in My Heart) (1987)
  • No Man's Land (1985)
  • Dans la ville blanche (In the White City) (1983)
  • Les Années lumière (Light Years Away) (1981)
  • Messidor (1979)
  • Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l'an 2000 (Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000) (1976)
  • Le Milieu du monde (The Middle of the World) (1974)
  • Le Retour d'Afrique (1972)
  • La Salamandre (The Salamander) (1971)
  • Charles mort ou vif (Charles, Dead or Alive) (1969)
  • Docteur B., médecin de campagne (1968)
  • Une ville à Chandigarh (A City at Chandigarh) (1966)
  • Les Apprentis (The Apprentices) (1964)
  • L'École (1962)
  • Ramuz, passage d'un poète (1961)
  • Nice Time (1957)

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