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Pierre Schoendoerffer

Pierre SchoendoerfferBorn: 5-May-1928
Birthplace: Chamalières, Puy-de-Dôme, France
Died: 14-Mar-2012
Location of death: Clamart, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: France
Executive summary: The Anderson Platoon

Military service: French Army

Wife: Patricia (m. 1958, until his death, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Amélie Schoendoerffer
Son: Frédéric Schoendoerffer (b. 1962)
Son: Ludovic Schoendoerffer

    Académie des Beaux-Arts President (2001-12)
    Académie des Beaux-Arts 1988
    Oscar for Best Documentary 1968 for The Anderson Platoon
    Taken Prisoner of War 1954 (held four months by Viet Minh)

    Above the Clouds (6-Oct-2003)
    Diên Biên Phú (4-Mar-1992)
    A Captain's Honor (29-Dec-1982)
    Le Crabe-Tambour (9-Nov-1977)
    The Anderson Platoon (4-Jul-1967)
    The 317th Platoon (31-Mar-1965)

Author of books:
L'Adieu au Roi (1969, novel)
Le Crabe-tambour (1976, novel)

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