German (Germany) French
Discover a down-to-earth and fun-loving filmmaker; a happy man, as he and his entourage described him.
The French filmmaker Claude Chabrol was an outstanding representative of the Nouvelle Vague and achieved great popularity as a filmmaker. The director left behind a rich and eclectic filmography that includes 58 feature films. Beyond the cinema, his name has become an adjective: "Chabrol-like". Using Chabrol's own descriptions, film excerpts and stories of his loyal comrades-in-arms, the documentary paints the portrait of a happy man, vain filmmaker and astute free spirit.