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Germaine Dulac

1882 - 1942

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Germaine Dulac (French: [dylak]; born Charlotte Elisabeth Germaine Saisset-Schneider; 17 November 1882 – 20 July 1942) was a French filmmaker, film theorist, journalist and critic. She was born in Amiens and moved to Paris in early childhood. A few years after her marriage she embarked on a journalistic career in a feminist magazine, and later became interested in film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Germaine Dulac has received more than 109,995 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Germaine Dulac is the 287th most popular film director (down from 274th in 2019), the 1,716th most popular biography from France (down from 1,684th in 2019) and the 37th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Germaine Dulac ranks 287 out of 1,581Before her are Roger Corman, Rouben Mamoulian, William Kennedy Dickson, Ousmane Sembène, Darren Aronofsky, and Michael Bay. After her are Ruggero Deodato, Yuen Woo-ping, Garry Marshall, Richard Brooks, Mike Nichols, and Béla Tarr.

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Among people born in 1882, Germaine Dulac ranks 75Before her are Franz Seldte, Subramania Bharati, Princess Louise of Orléans, Leopold Stokowski, Eduard Spranger, and Natalia Sedova. After her are Leo Perutz, Joaquín Turina, Korney Chukovsky, Yoshijirō Umezu, John Barrymore, and William Halsey Jr.. Among people deceased in 1942, Germaine Dulac ranks 63Before her are Lauri Kristian Relander, Leopold Mandić, Dorando Pietri, Georg Stumme, Felix Weingartner, and Yuri Kondratyuk. After her are Valdemar Poulsen, Alexander Belyaev, John Barrymore, Stjepan Filipović, Alfred Flatow, and Augustinas Voldemaras.

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Among people born in France, Germaine Dulac ranks 1,716 out of 6,011Before her are Jean-Claude Mézières (1938), Raymond Roussel (1877), Christian Lacroix (1951), Jacques Paul Migne (1800), Hubert Lyautey (1854), and Hugh of Cluny (1024). After her are John Eudes (1601), William III, Duke of Aquitaine (910), Caesarius of Arles (470), Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry (1446), Gaston Planté (1834), and Beatrice of Provence (1229).


Among film directors born in France, Germaine Dulac ranks 37Before her are Julien Duvivier (1896), Jean-Jacques Beineix (1946), Patrice Chéreau (1944), Jean Rouch (1917), Jacques Becker (1906), and William Kennedy Dickson (1860). After her are Leos Carax (1960), Philippe de Broca (1933), Claude Sautet (1924), Francis Veber (1937), François Ozon (1967), and Guy Hamilton (1922).