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Photo: Bertrand Tavernier

TCM Crime Scene Masters Award: Bertrand Tavernier

25 Sep 200828 Sep 2008

One of the world's greatest film makers and cineastes, French director Bertrand Tavernier's career spans over three decades. Throughout, he has nurtured a passion for noir film and literature and has consistently returned to the genre.

It is with the greatest pleasure that we welcome him to be TCM Crime Scene's guest of honour to accompany our retrospective of his noir work and to be the inaugural recipient of the TCM Crime Scene Master's Award.

  • Still: The Watchmaker of St Paul

    The Watchmaker of St Paul

    25 Sep 2008

    Tavernier's debut feature: a beautiful adaptation of Georges Simenon's novel about a quiet clockmaker whose son is accused of murder.

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  • Still: The Bait

    The Bait

    26 Sep 2008

    Petty deception rapidly escalates into violence and murder in this disturbing and compelling drama.

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  • Still: Safe Conduct

    Safe Conduct

    27 Sep 2008

    Tavernier's most recent film is an epic story, part World War II Resistance thriller, part history of the French film industry under German occupation.

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  • Still: Clean Slate

    Clean Slate + Bertrand Tavernier in Conversation

    27 Sep 2008

    Bravura adaptation of Jim Thompson's pulp classic novel, Pop. 1280, followed by a discussion with the director.

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  • Still: L.627


    28 Sep 2008

    One Paris cop fights drugs and his own colleagues on a racist, corrupt and incompetent police force in this documentary-style policier.

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