Jean Douchet

French film critic

Jean Douchet (French: [duʃɛ]; 19 January 1929 – 21 November 2019) was a French movie director, historian, movie critic and teacher. He began his career in the early 1950s at Gazette du Cinéma and Cahiers du cinema with members of the future French New Wave.[1][2][3][4]

Jean Douchet
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Born(1929-01-19)19 January 1929
Died21 November 2019(2019-11-21) (aged 90)
Paris, France
OccupationMovie critic, teacher, Movie director
Years active1957-2019

Douchet died on 21 November 2019 in Paris at the age of 90.[5]


  1. Jean Douchet L'homme cinéma, Écriture, Paris, 2014.
  2. "L'Art d'aimer". Why Not Productions. December 5, 2012.
  4. "Soirée en hommage à Eric Rohmer". Cinémathèque Française. February 8, 2010. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  5. Legendary French Film Critic Jean Douchet Dies at 90

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