Alain Levent

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Alain Levent
Born(1934-09-15)15 September 1934
Paris, France
Died 28 August 2008(2008-08-28) (aged 73)
Paris, France
Occupation Cinematographer, film director
Years active 1960–2007

Alain Levent (15 September 1934 28 August 2008) was a French cinematographer and film director. He worked on 80 films between 1960 and 2007. His 1972 film The Bar at the Crossing was entered into the 22nd Berlin International Film Festival. [1]

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<i>The Bar at the Crossing</i> 1972 film by Alain Levent

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  1. " Awards for The Bar at the Crossing". Retrieved 20 March 2010.