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Tony Gatlif

1948 - Today

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Tony Gatlif (born as Michel Dahmani on 10 September 1948 in Algiers) is a French film director of Romani ethnicity who also works as a screenwriter, composer, actor, and producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Gatlif has received more than 162,198 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Tony Gatlif is the 442nd most popular film director (up from 480th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 63rd in 2019) and the most popular Algerian Film Director.

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  • 27

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Among film directors, Tony Gatlif ranks 442 out of 1,581Before him are Robert Rossen, Luis García Berlanga, Segundo de Chomón, René Laloux, J. Lee Thompson, and Assi Dayan. After him are Fernando Meirelles, André Cayatte, Takashi Miike, Delbert Mann, Christian-Jaque, and Alfred Lunt.

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Among people born in 1948, Tony Gatlif ranks 158Before him are Maye Musk, Frans de Waal, Helmuth Koinigg, Giovanni Angelo Becciu, Natan Sharansky, and Mitsuko Uchida. After him are Rick Parfitt, Lars Lagerbäck, Jaya Bachchan, Kemal Monteno, Randy Schekman, and Gregor Gysi.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Tony Gatlif ranks 65 out of 184Before him are Adherbal (-200), Gaston Julia (1893), Isaac Alfasi (1013), Djamila Bouhired (1935), Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi (1787), and Alain Mimoun (1921). After him are Rabah Bitat (1925), Roger Hanin (1925), Nicole Garcia (1946), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), Rachid Taha (1958), and Abdelhamid Ben Badis (1889).


Among film directors born in Algeria, Tony Gatlif ranks 1After him are Kad Merad (1964) and Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina (1934).