Daniel Schmid

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Daniel Schmid
Born (1941-12-26)26 December 1941
Flims-Waldhaus, Switzerland
Died 5 August 2006(2006-08-05) (aged 64)
Flims-Waldhaus, Switzerland
Occupation Film director
Years active 1970 - 2002

Daniel Schmid (26 December 1941 – 5 August 2006) was a Swiss theatre and film director.


In 1982, his film Hécate was entered into the 33rd Berlin International Film Festival.[1] His film Beresina, or the Last Days of Switzerland was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.[2] In 1988, he was a member of the jury at the 38th Berlin International Film Festival.[3]

A new documentary film on Schmid's life, Daniel Schmid - Le chat qui pense, had its U.S. premiere at the Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco on June 20, 2011.

Filmography / works[edit]


  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1983 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Beresina, or the Last Days of Switzerland". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-10-09. 
  3. ^ "Berlinale: 1988 Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-03-04. 

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