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Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman's biography

Chantal Akerman is 65 years old film director born at Etterbeek. She was born on Tuesday 6th of June 1950. According to year of birth 1950 she belongs to Boomers. Birthday on 6th of June means she is Gemini. Gemini is a dual sign of Zodiac Belt. One born with this rising sign is very dual and creative in nature with lots of verbosity. They are the most expressive people as they love talking.

She is native french speaker. She is citizen of Belgium. Her primary profession is to be film director. You can know her also as actor, screenwriter, film producer, university teacher, visual artist, photographer, author, performing artist, cinematographer. She is recently known as video installation artist.

Chantal Akerman's family

Chantal Akerman's ex spouse

Sonia Wieder-Atherton

Chantal Akerman and Sonia Wieder-Atherton have been together. She is known as composer. Her ex spouse was born in 1961 in San Francisco.

Chantal Akerman's career

Her main focus is to be film director and performing arts. She is famous thanks to Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles.

How did Chantal Akerman die

She died on on Monday 5th of October 2015 when he was 65 years old at 20th arrondissement of Paris. Chantal Akermans death was caused by suicide. It happend like suicide.

What Chantal Akerman has done for a first time

  • In 1971, her first film Saute ma ville (1971) premiered at the Oberhausen Short Film Festival. That year, she moved to New York, where she remained until 1972.
  • The New York Times described Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) as "the first masterpiece of the feminine in the history of the cinema".

Chantal Akerman's quotes

  • The jail thing is very, very present in all of my work... Sometimes not very frontally. And the jail is coming from the camps, because my mother was in the camps, and she internalized that and gave it to me.
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Chantal Akerman's body shape

Lets describe how Chantal Akerman looks. We will focus on her body shape. Body build is average.