Francis Girod

1944 - 2006

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Francis Girod (9 October 1944 – 19 November 2006) was a French film director, actor, and screenwriter. He directed 20 films between 1974 and 2006. His film L'enfance de l'art was entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Girod has received more than 18,648 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Francis Girod is the 1,174th most popular film director, the 4,059th most popular biography from France and the 130th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Francis Girod ranks 1,174 out of 1,580Before him are James Marsh, Len Wiseman, Pete Docter, Stefan Ruzowitzky, Steve Kloves, and Neill Blomkamp. After him are Gabriele Muccino, Erle C. Kenton, Lucrecia Martel, Adam McKay, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, and Mark Herman.

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Among people born in 1944, Francis Girod ranks 463Before him are Volodymyr Kaplychnyi, Lew Rockwell, Lorne Michaels, Mick Avory, Erhard Keller, and Clarence White. After him are Edith McGuire, Chris Hillman, Jane Lapotaire, Miklós Páncsics, Alexander Berzin, and Didier Couécou. Among people deceased in 2006, Francis Girod ranks 274Before him are Don Thompson, Shekhar Mehta, Noor Hassanali, Bernie Geoffrion, Charles Haughey, and Boz Burrell. After him are Vincent Sherman, Ivar Formo, Asdrúbal Fontes Bayardo, Óscar González, Ann Richards, and Loyola de Palacio.

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Among people born in France, Francis Girod ranks 4,059 out of 5,234Before him are Sami Bouajila (1966), Cédric Pioline (1969), Biréli Lagrène (1966), Ernest Schultz (1931), Roger Michelot (1912), and Yannick Stopyra (1961). After him are Philippe Delerm (1950), Gilles Kepel (1955), Louis Chaillot (1914), Carmelo Camet (1904), Abou Diaby (1986), and Jean-Pierre Haigneré (1948).


Among film directors born in France, Francis Girod ranks 130Before him are Cédric Klapisch (1961), Louis Leterrier (1973), Céline Sciamma (1978), Marc Caro (1956), Pierre Morel (1964), and Louis Daquin (1908). After him are René Vautier (1928), Alain Jessua (1932), Arnaud Desplechin (1960), Bertrand Bonello (1968), Erick Zonca (1956), and Catherine Corsini (1956).