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Claire Denis

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Birthday
21, 1946
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
France

About

French film director whose work showcased the struggles of colonial and post-colonial West Africa as well as modern France.

Before Fame

She grew up in several French African countries, including Somalia, Senegal, and Camaroon.

Trivia

Her 2009 film White Material, about an African country in a time of civil war, earned her a nomination for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

Family Life

She grew up with a younger sister.

Associated With

She and Sofia Coppola both became accomplished female directors.