Joseph Kosma

Born: 12 October 1905, Budapest
Died: 7 August 1969, La Roche-Guyon

Highlighted works

  • La Grande Illusion

    La Grande Illusion

    Jean Renoir’s pacifist classic is set in a German prisoner-of-war camp during WWI, where class kinship is felt across national boundaries.

  • Les Enfants du paradis

    Les Enfants du paradis

    Made during the Nazi occupation of France, Marcel Carne’s romantic epic of the 19th-century theatre world is a life-affirming tribute to love, Paris and the stage.

  • La Règle du jeu

    La Règle du jeu

    Made on the cusp of WWII, Jean Renoir’s satire of the upper-middle classes was banned as demoralising by the French government for two decades after its release.

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