Alexandre Alexandrovich Mnouchkine (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Мну́шкин; 10 February 1908, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire – 3 April 1993, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was a French film producer.
Alexandre Alexandrovich Mnouchkine
10 February 1908
|Died||3 April 1993 (aged 85)|
|Spouse(s)||Jane Hannen (one daughter)|
He moved to Paris in 1925. After his entry into cinema in 1932, he created Ariane Films in 1945. Alexandre Mnouchkine married twice, the second time to the comedian Simone Renant. He is the father of Ariane Mnouchkine. In 1987 he was a member of the jury at the 15th Moscow International Film Festival.
He was the producer on 50 films, including:
- The Emigrant (1940)
- L'Aigle à deux têtes by Jean Cocteau (1948),
- Julie de Carneilhan (1950)
- Fanfan la Tulipe by Christian-Jaque (1952),
- Madame du Barry (1954)
- Women's Club (1956)
- Les Gauloises bleues by Michel Cournot (1968),
- The Name of the Rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud (1986),
- 6 films directed by Claude Lelouch,
- 10 films directed by Philippe de Broca, including L'Homme de Rio and Dear Louise
- La Révolution française - episode "Les Années Lumière" by Robert Enrico.
- Le Voyou (1970)
- Touch and Go (1971) - L'homme en vélo-taxi (uncredited)
- L'aventure, c'est l'aventure (1972) - Davis (uncredited)
- Le Magnifique (1973) - Paramedic at the Back of Ambulance (uncredited)
- Illustrious Corpses (1976) - Pattos (uncredited)
- If I Had to Do It All Over Again (1976)
- Jupiter's Thigh (1980) - Hermann Von Blankenberg (uncredited)
- I Hate Actors (1986) - Zupelman
- Spirale (1987) - Gustav Stadler
- The African Woman (1990) - Andrej (final film role)
- "Alexandre Mnouchkine". BFI.
- "Les Films Ariane". BFI.
- Dickson, Andrew (August 10, 2012). "Ariane Mnouchkine and the Théâtre du Soleil: a life in theatre" – via www.theguardian.com.
- "15th Moscow International Film Festival (1987)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-02-18.