Antoine, André

(1858-1943)
   stage director, actor, theorist
   Born in Limoges, André Antoine was the founder of the Théâtre-Libre (1887) and was at first, as an artist, attracted to the works of émile zola and to naturalism. Antoine staged the plays of contemporary writers (Strindberg, Ibsen, Tolstoy) and set the initial parameters of theatrical realism. He directed the Théâtre-Antoine, then the odéon, where he produced elaborate stagings of Shakespeare and moliére. Coming late to film, he brought an element of realism and sobriety, although these were not so appreciated at the time: La Terre (1921), L'Hirondelle et la mésange (1924, revived in 1983).

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