- Category : Writers-Critic
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (27,34,35,54)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 2
French filmmaker, director, producer and critic.
After attending Sorbonne studying literature and philosophy, Leenhardt became an influential film critic for a number of French publications.
He started making short documentaries in the middle of the decade that covered a wide range of subjects and gained him a reputation for excellence.
Leenhardt directed his first feature film in 1948 and in 1949 he founded the film magazine, "Objectif 49."
His noted films include "The Last Holidays," 'Rendezvous at Midnight" and "A Girl in the Mountains." Leenhardt wrote his memoirs "Les Yeux ouverts" in 1979.
He had one marriage with one child.
He died in Paris 12/04/1985.