Jean Louis Trintignant at 90, 2020

  • (The Conformist)
    Jean Louis Trintignant

    Robbe Grillet
    Trans Europe Express a film directed by Alain Robbe Grillet

  • Jean Louis Trintignant surprises in Amour

    When Mr. Trintignant was named best actor (for “Amour”) at the recent European Film Awards, it was his first acting honor of any kind in four decades. He was not, in fact, heavily laureled even in the period of his greatest success, the 1960s and ’70s, when he starred in more than his share of international hits — pictures like “A Man and a Woman” (1966), directed by Claude Lelouch; Eric Rohmer’s “My Night at Maud’s” (1969); Costa-Gavras’s “Z” (1969); and Bernardo Bertolucci’s “Conformist” (1970) — and seemed to be working constantly, primarily in his native France, sometimes elsewhere in the world. (Read more here)

  • Eric Rohmer directed Jean Louis Trintignant in My Night at Maud

  • (Il Sorpasso – directed by Dino Risi – with Vittorio Gassman)

  • (The Conformist with Dominique Sanda)