Alexandre Astruc, French film critic and director, Died at 92


Alexandre Astruc was born on July 13, 1923, and died on May 19, 2016.

He was a French film critic and film director.

Alexandre Astruc was a journalist, novelist and film critic, before he was a Film Director.

Astruc contributed to the auteur theory centers on his notion of the caméra-stylo or “camera-pen” and the idea that directors should wield their cameras like writers use their pens.

During the year, 1994 he was awarded the René Clair Award for his whole body of film work.

Alexandre Astruc passed away at 92 yrs old.