Yves Boisset

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Yves Boisset (born 14 March 1939) is a French film director and scriptwriter. Boisset began his career as an assistant director. After working with such directors as Hossein, Ciampi, Melville and Clement, he began directing short films until the late 1960s when he made his feature film debut. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yves Boisset has received more than 31,305 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Yves Boisset is the 881st most popular film director (down from 850th in 2019), the 3,616th most popular biography from France (down from 3,180th in 2019) and the 110th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Yves Boisset ranks 881 out of 1,580Before her are Iwao Takamoto, Preston Sturges, James Foley, Walter Lang, Pasquale Festa Campanile, and Serge Bourguignon. After her are Kote Marjanishvili, Vladimir Gardin, Irwin Winkler, Yevgeni Bauer, Ronny Yu, and Gianfranco Parolini.

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Among people born in 1939, Yves Boisset ranks 318Before her are Theo Waigel, William Eggleston, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Sushil Koirala, Jimmie Nicol, and Richard Posner. After her are Osvaldo Hurtado, Samih al-Qasim, Sandro Lopopolo, Arkady Luxemburg, Luther Allison, and Dion DiMucci.

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Among people born in France, Yves Boisset ranks 3,616 out of 5,234Before her are Rémi Gaillard (1975), Cécilia Attias (1957), René Goblet (1828), Élie Bayol (1914), Maxime Bossis (1955), and Serge Bourguignon (1928). After her are Jean-Claude Andruet (1940), Michel Déon (1919), Alfred Moquin-Tandon (1804), Gaspard Ulliel (1984), Hélène Grimaud (1969), and Jean-Joseph Mouret (1682).


Among film directors born in France, Yves Boisset ranks 110Before her are Christophe Gans (1960), Benoît Jacquot (1947), Alain Cavalier (1931), Jean Grémillon (1902), Gérard Krawczyk (1953), and Serge Bourguignon (1928). After her are Michel Boisrond (1921), Jacques Rozier (1926), Bruno Dumont (1958), Régis Wargnier (1948), Robert Guédiguian (1953), and Pierre Tchernia (1928).