Armand Gatti

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Armand Gatti (French: [gati]; January 26, 1924 – April 6, 2017) was a Monegasque-born French playwright, poet, journalist, screenwriter, filmmaker and World War II resistance fighter.[1]

Gatti was born in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Gatti's first movie, Enclosure, was entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival where he won the Silver Prize for Best Director.[2] Two years later, his movie El Otro Cristóbal was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.[3]

In 2013 he was awarded the Grand prix du théâtre de l'Académie française.

Gatti died on April 6, 2017 in Saint-Mandé, France, aged 93.[4]

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  1. Banham (1998, 413).
  2. "2nd Moscow International Film Festival (1961)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  3. "Festival de Cannes: El Otro Cristóbal". Retrieved 2009-02-27.
  4. Mort d’Armand Gatti, figure du théâtre du XXe siècle (in French)

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