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Born August 26, 1941, Tehran - French film director, screenwriter, producer.
Father is Swiss, geologist, mother is a doctor, originally from Germany. As a child, he lived with his father at his place of work in Colombia (he later filmed a novel by Colombian writer Fernando Vallejo "Our Lady of Assassins", 2000). He studied in France - first at the prestigious Parisian Lyceums Condorcet and Henry IV, then at the Philosophy Faculty of the Sorbonne.
Collaborated with the magazine Caye du Cinema, was close to the filmmakers of the new wave - Godard, Rivette, Romer. In 1962, together with the latter, he organized the production company "Les Films du Losange", which has been successfully operating to this day (among the last films she produced are "The White Ribbon" by Michael Haneke and "The Antichrist" by Lars von Trier) .
He made his debut in 1969 with the film "More" (music by Pink Floyd), born of the hippie era and, at the same time, in many ways gave the language of that era. He worked in the USA, where, among other things, he commissioned Charles Bukowski for the script of the film "The Drunkard", for the production of which he persuaded various studios for a long time and by various means, until he finally directed the film in 1987. The film with Mickey Rourke in the title role was a success, which allowed Schroeder to receive funds for the production of the tape "The Wrong Side of Fate", which brought him an Oscar nomination. He also shot documentaries, of which the most famous is the film about the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin (1974) and the film about the lawyer-defender of famous terrorists Jacques Verges "The Lawyer of Terror" (2007). He starred in the films of J. Rivette, P. Chero, T. Burton and other directors. "
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