Barbet Schroeder

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Barbet Schroeder (born 26 August 1941) is an Iranian-born Swiss film director and producer who started his career in French cinema in the 1960s, working with directors such as Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rivette. Since the late 1980s, he has directed many big budget Hollywood films, often mixing melodrama with the thriller genre in films like Single White Female, Kiss of Death, and Murder by Numbers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbet Schroeder has received more than 392,751 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Barbet Schroeder is the 229th most popular film director (up from 294th in 2019), the 147th most popular biography from Iran (up from 164th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Film Director.

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Among film directors, Barbet Schroeder ranks 229 out of 1,581Before him are Douglas Sirk, George Stevens, Frank Darabont, Miklós Jancsó, Richard Fleischer, and Margarethe von Trotta. After him are Lucio Fulci, Yılmaz Güney, Stephen Frears, Chris Marker, Arthur Penn, and Raoul Walsh.

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Among people born in 1941, Barbet Schroeder ranks 99Before him are Alfred G. Gilman, Jacqueline Boyer, David Gross, John E. Walker, Martha Stewart, and Lella Lombardi. After him are Stephen Frears, Ann-Margret, Senta Berger, Hage Geingob, Angelo Scola, and Bruce Nauman.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Barbet Schroeder ranks 147 out of 528Before him are Ata-Malik Juvayni (1226), Osroes I (50), Harpagus (-700), Al-Bayhaqi (994), Al-Karaji (953), and Forough Farrokhzad (1935). After him are Zakariya al-Qazwini (1203), Phraates V (-100), Abu Nasr Mansur (960), Musa al-Sadr (1928), Jaʻfar ibn Yahya (767), and Sharafkhan Bidlisi (1543).

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Among film directors born in Iran, Barbet Schroeder ranks 2Before him are Abbas Kiarostami (1940). After him are Jafar Panahi (1960), Asghar Farhadi (1972), Shirin Neshat (1957), Majid Majidi (1959), Mohsen Makhmalbaf (1957), Masoud Kimiai (1941), Dariush Mehrjui (1939), Bahman Ghobadi (1969), Hossein Shahabi (1967), and Samira Makhmalbaf (1980).