Henri Verneuil

Cannes Film Festival, Golden Palm 1964 Cent mille dollars au soleil Oscar Award

Henri Verneuil, born Ashot Malakian , was a FrenchArmenian playwright and filmmaker, who made a successful career in France. He was nominated for Oscar and Palme dOr awards, and won Locarno International Film Festival, Edgar Allan Poe Awards, French Legion of Honor, Golden Globe Award, French National Academy of Cinema and Honorary Cesar awards.

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