Maurice Pialat

1925 - 2003

Maurice Pialat

Maurice Pialat (French: [pjala]; 31 August 1925 – 11 January 2003) was a French film director, screenwriter and actor noted for the rigorous and unsentimental style of his films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Pialat has received more than 107,192 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 404th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Maurice Pialat ranks 406 out of 1,305Before him are Jan Troell, Makoto Shinkai, John McTiernan, Roland Joffé, Yuri Norstein, and Frederick Wiseman. After him are Maya Deren, Jerome Robbins, Sam Wood, Umberto Lenzi, Gerard Damiano, and Víctor Erice.

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Among people born in 1925, Maurice Pialat ranks 134Before him are Toshio Iwatani, Sergei Salnikov, Ana María Matute, Jimmy Smith, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, and Max Morlock. After him are Paul Wild, Marlen Khutsiev, Manos Hatzidakis, Silvana Pampanini, Elmore Leonard, and Michel Bouquet. Among people deceased in 2003, Maurice Pialat ranks 90Before him are Uday Hussein, Miloš Milutinović, Donald Davidson, Prince Carl Bernadotte, Martha Scott, and Charles Berlitz. After him are Sébastien Japrisot, Mongo Santamaría, Alejandro de Tomaso, Howard Fast, Isao Iwabuchi, and Michael Kamen.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maurice Pialat ranks 2,232 out of 4,109Before him are Gaston III, Count of Foix (1331), Violette Leduc (1907), Legall de Kermeur (1702), Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois (1749), Guillaume Dubois (1656), and Maurice René Fréchet (1878). After him are Eugène-Henri Gravelotte (1876), Emmanuel Petit (1970), Georges Claude (1870), Jean Hyppolite (1907), Séverine (1948), and Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (1557).


Among film directors born in France, Maurice Pialat ranks 53Before him are Jean Girault (1924), Louis Feuillade (1873), Philippe Garrel (1948), Alexandre Astruc (1923), Claude Zidi (1934), and Louis Delluc (1890). After him are Bertrand Blier (1939), Jacques Tourneur (1904), Christian-Jaque (1904), Aleksandar Petrović (1929), René Laloux (null), and Claude Autant-Lara (1901).

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