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Jean-Jacques Annaud

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Jean-Jacques Annaud (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʒak ano]; born 1 October 1943) is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, best known for directing Quest for Fire (1981), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Bear (1988), The Lover (1992), Seven Years in Tibet (1997), Enemy at the Gates (2001), Black Gold (2011), and Wolf Totem (2015). Annaud has received numerous awards for his work, including five César Awards, one David di Donatello Award, and one National Academy of Cinema Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Jacques Annaud has received more than 573,727 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Jacques Annaud is the 68th most popular film director (up from 82nd in 2019), the 565th most popular biography from France (up from 637th in 2019) and the 11th most popular French Film Director.

Jean-Jacques Annaud is a French film director, screenwriter and producer. He is best known for directing films such as The Bear, The Name of the Rose, Enemy at the Gates, Seven Years in Tibet, and The Lover.

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Among film directors, Jean-Jacques Annaud ranks 68 out of 1,581Before him are Yasujirō Ozu, Agnès Varda, Claude Chabrol, Richard Attenborough, Terry Gilliam, and Luc Besson. After him are Franco Zeffirelli, David Cronenberg, Chuck Jones, F. W. Murnau, Frank Capra, and John Huston.

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Among people born in 1943, Jean-Jacques Annaud ranks 33Before him are Horst Köhler, Elena Ferrante, Salvatore Adamo, Raffaella Carrà, Malcolm McDowell, and Johnny Hallyday. After him are David Cronenberg, Carlos Alberto Parreira, John Kerry, Richard Wright, Jacques Attali, and Khalifa Haftar.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Jacques Annaud ranks 565 out of 6,011Before him are Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728), Ansgar (801), Jacques Hébert (1757), Marie Tussaud (1761), Gaston Bachelard (1884), and Paul Sabatier (1854). After him are Boris Vian (1920), Jules Michelet (1798), Richard Clayderman (1953), Henrietta Maria of France (1609), Peter the Hermit (1050), and Syagrius (430).


Among film directors born in France, Jean-Jacques Annaud ranks 11Before him are Éric Rohmer (1920), Jacques Tati (1907), William Wyler (1902), Roger Vadim (1928), Claude Chabrol (1930), and Luc Besson (1959). After him are Robert Bresson (1901), Alain Resnais (1922), René Clair (1898), Jean-Pierre Melville (1917), Louis Malle (1932), and Marcel Carné (1906).