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Daniel Schmid (I) (1941–2006)

Daniel Schmid was born on December 26, 1941 in Flims-Waldhaus, Graubünden, Switzerland as Daniel Walter Schmid. He was a director and writer, known for Jenatsch (1987), Hécate (1982) and La Paloma (1974). He died on August 5, 2006 in Flims Waldhaus, Graubünden. See full bio »

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Jenatsch Director
Hécate Director
La Paloma Director
Shadow of Angels Director


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 1995 Das geschriebene Gesicht (Documentary)
 1992 Off Season
 1991 Le film du cinéma suisse (Documentary) (segment "2 "Les amateurs - années 1912-1931")
 1990 Les amateurs (Documentary short)
 1988/II Guglielmo Tell (TV Movie)
 1987 Jenatsch
 1984 Tosca's Kiss (Documentary)
 1983 Imitation of Life (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 Hécate
 1981 Notre Dame de la Croisette (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 Violanta
 1974 La Paloma
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He received a lifetime achievement award at the Locarno International Film Festival in 1999. The 2006 festival was taking place at the time of his death, and as a tribute, "Tosca's Kiss", his documentary about a retirement home for opera singers, was shown. See more »

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