Philippe de Broca

1933 - 2004

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Philippe de Broca (French: [də bʁɔka]; 15 March 1933 – 26 November 2004) was a French movie director. He directed 30 full-length feature films, including the highly successful That Man from Rio (L'Homme de Rio), The Man from Acapulco (Le Magnifique) and On Guard (Le Bossu). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe de Broca has received more than 226,199 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Philippe de Broca is the 319th most popular film director (down from 308th in 2019), the 1,874th most popular biography from France (down from 1,861st in 2019) and the 39th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Philippe de Broca ranks 319 out of 1,580Before him are Sam Raimi, Raúl Ruiz, Anthony Minghella, Alexander Sokurov, Mervyn LeRoy, and Jacques Copeau. After him are John Boorman, Giuseppe De Santis, Kon Ichikawa, Mikio Naruse, Norman Jewison, and Wes Anderson.

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Among people born in 1933, Philippe de Broca ranks 118Before him are Lynn Cohen, György Konrád, Renée Taylor, Charlie Wilson, Joachim Kroll, and Debra Paget. After him are John Boorman, Tomas Milian, Sacha Distel, Katharine, Duchess of Kent, Jehan Sadat, and William Anders. Among people deceased in 2004, Philippe de Broca ranks 70Before him are Jean Rouch, Takeshi Kamo, Lennart Bernadotte, Marco Pantani, Serge Reggiani, and John Charles. After him are Nikolai Chernykh, Carlos Lacoste, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Sacha Distel, Roque Máspoli, and Frances Shand Kydd.

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Among people born in France, Philippe de Broca ranks 1,874 out of 5,234Before him are Luis Federico Leloir (1906), Jean-Claude Killy (1943), Jacques Copeau (1879), Sophie Blanchard (1778), Adémar de Chabannes (989), and Cécile Aubry (1928). After him are Jacques Cazotte (1719), Claude Alexandre de Bonneval (1675), Yves Bonnefoy (1923), Aimery of Cyprus (1172), Margaret of Bourbon (1438), and Johann Hermann (1738).


Among film directors born in France, Philippe de Broca ranks 39Before him are Patrice Chéreau (1944), William Kennedy Dickson (1860), Guy Hamilton (1922), Germaine Dulac (1882), Jean Rouch (1917), and Jacques Copeau (1879). After him are Yann Arthus-Bertrand (1946), Claude Sautet (1924), Francis Veber (1937), Marcel Camus (1912), Louis Delluc (1890), and Jacques Tourneur (1904).