Daniel Schmid

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

Daniel Walter Schmid
Born(1941-12-26)26 December 1941
Died5 August 2006(2006-08-05) (aged 64)
Flims-Waldhaus, Switzerland
OccupationFilm director
Years active19702002


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 20 June 2011.

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  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1983 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Beresina, or the Last Days of Switzerland". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 9 October 2009.
  3. ^ "Berlinale: 1988 Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 4 March 2011.

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