Abel Gance

Biography

Abel Gance was a French film director, producer, writer and actor. A pioneer in the theory and practice of montage, he is best known for three major silent films: J'accuse (1919), La Roue (1923), and Napoléon (1927).

He was born in Paris in 1889. In 1909, he acted in his first film. He...

13 titles Directing Writing Acting

6.6

Cyrano and d'Artagnan Cyrano et D'Artagnan

1964 · Director

6.3

The Battle of Austerlitz Austerlitz

1960 · Director

6.0

Tower of Nesle La Tour de Nesle

1955 · Director

6.9

Le capitaine Fracasse

1943 · Director

7.3

Blind Venus Vénus aveugle

1941 · Director

7.1

Paradis perdu

1940 · Director

6.7

Louise

1939 · Director

7.1

I Accuse J'accuse

1938 · Director

7.4

Le voleur de femmes

1938 · Director

6.9

Beethoven's Great Love Un grand amour de Beethoven

1936 · Director

6.0

Lucrezia Borgia Lucrèce Borgia

1935 · Director

6.2

Le Roman d'un jeune homme pauvre

1935 · Director

La dame aux camélias

1934 · Director

7.7

Mater Dolorosa

1933 · Director

6.2

End of the World La fin du monde

1931 · Director

7.6

Napoleon Napoléon

1927 · Director

7.6

La Roue

1923 · Director

7.4

I Accuse J'accuse!

1919 · Director

6.2

The Tenth Symphony La dixième symphonie

1918 · Director

Le droit à la vie

1917 · Director

6.5

The Torture of Silence Mater dolorosa

1917 · Director

10 titles Directing Writing Acting

6.6

Cyrano and d'Artagnan Cyrano et D'Artagnan

1964 · Screenplay

6.3

The Battle of Austerlitz Austerlitz

1960 · Writer

6.5

Queen Margot La Reine Margot

1954 · Writer

7.3

Blind Venus Vénus aveugle

1941 · Writer

7.1

Paradis perdu

1940 · Scenario Writer

6.9

Beethoven's Great Love Un grand amour de Beethoven

1936 · Writer

6.2

Le Roman d'un jeune homme pauvre

1935 · Screenplay

6.7

Le Maître de forges

1933 · Screenplay

6.2

End of the World La fin du monde

1931 · Screenplay

7.6

Napoleon Napoléon

1927 · Writer

7.6

La Roue

1923 · Writer

7.4

I Accuse J'accuse!

1919 · Screenplay

6.2

The Tenth Symphony La dixième symphonie

1918 · Writer

Le droit à la vie

1917 · Writer

La fille de Jephté

1910 · Writer

3 titles Directing Writing Acting

6.2

End of the World La fin du monde

1931 · Jean Novalic

7.4

The Fall of the House of Usher La Chute de la maison Usher

1928 ·

7.6

Napoleon Napoléon

1927 · Louis Antoine Léon from Saint-Just