François Ozon

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François Ozon (French: [fʁɑ̃.swa o.zɔ̃]; born 15 November 1967) is a French film director and screenwriter whose films are usually characterized by sharp satirical wit and a free-wheeling view of human sexuality. He has achieved international acclaim for his films 8 femmes (2002) and Swimming Pool (2003). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of François Ozon has received more than 521,608 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). François Ozon is the 511th most popular film director (down from 462nd in 2019), the 2,665th most popular biography from France (down from 2,435th in 2019) and the 74th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, François Ozon ranks 511 out of 1,580Before him are Assi Dayan, Larry Clark, Abel Ferrara, Václav Vorlíček, Jim Sheridan, and Kenneth Anger. After him are Peter Stein, King Hu, Robert Stevenson, Im Kwon-taek, Emile Ardolino, and Norman McLaren.

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Among people born in 1967, François Ozon ranks 62Before him are Maria Bello, Irrfan Khan, Naim Süleymanoğlu, Rhys Ifans, Naser Orić, and Lisa Bonet. After him are Paul Gascoigne, Naoko Takeuchi, Gheorghe Popescu, Kate Walsh, Bjørn Dæhlie, and Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece.

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Among people born in France, François Ozon ranks 2,665 out of 5,234Before him are André Salmon (1881), Jean Guillou (1930), Pal Benko (1928), Alain Aspect (1947), Adelaide-Blanche of Anjou (945), and Claude Bolling (1930). After him are Gérard Larrousse (1940), Auguste Herbin (1882), Edmond Audran (1840), Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville (1836), Catherine Spaak (1945), and Claude Lefort (1924).


Among film directors born in France, François Ozon ranks 74Before him are Claude Autant-Lara (1901), André Cayatte (1909), Jacques Doillon (1944), Patrice Leconte (1947), Gérard Oury (1919), and Leos Carax (1960). After him are Ferdinand Zecca (1864), Georges Franju (1912), Pierre Woodman (1963), Jean Girault (1924), Jeannot Szwarc (1937), and Jean-Daniel Cadinot (1944).