(1889–1963), French dramatist, novelist, and film director. His plays are noted for their striking blend of poetry, irony, and fantasy. Notable works: La Machine infernale (play, 1934), La Belle et la bête (film, 1946), and Les Enfants terribles (novel, 1929).
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