Claire Denis

1946 - Today

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Claire Denis (French: [dəni]; born 21 April 1946) is a French film director and writer. Her feature film Beau Travail (1999) has been called one of the greatest films of the 1990s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claire Denis has received more than 810,867 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Claire Denis is the 400th most popular film director (up from 437th in 2019), the 2,225th most popular biography from France (up from 2,336th in 2019) and the 51st most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Claire Denis ranks 400 out of 1,580Before her are Valerio Zurlini, Gerard Damiano, Jerzy Stuhr, Alberto Lattuada, Yuri Norstein, and Aleksandar Petrović. After her are Ladislas Starevich, Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Eldar Ryazanov, Mike Leigh, Jacques Audiard, and Bertrand Blier.

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Among people born in 1946, Claire Denis ranks 154Before her are Malcolm McLaren, Riccardo Cocciante, Billy Preston, Lucien Van Impe, Pēteris Vasks, and Giuseppe Sinopoli. After her are Linda Ronstadt, Toktar Aubakirov, Goyo Benito, Ti Lung, Francisco Varela, and Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claire Denis ranks 2,225 out of 5,234Before her are Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1829), Christian II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1637), Charles Percier (1764), Jane Avril (1868), Aleksandar Petrović (1929), and Recceswinth (620). After her are Charles Chamberland (1851), Vladimir Jankélévitch (1903), Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie (1718), Claire Bretécher (1940), Philippe Sollers (1936), and Joseph Joffo (1931).


Among film directors born in France, Claire Denis ranks 51Before her are Jacques Tourneur (1904), Alexandre Astruc (1923), Philippe Garrel (1948), Ariane Mnouchkine (1939), Louis Feuillade (1873), and Aleksandar Petrović (1929). After her are Jacques Audiard (1952), Bertrand Blier (1939), Maurice Pialat (1925), René Laloux (1929), Christian-Jaque (1904), and Michel Gondry (1963).