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Arthur Cohn

Arthur Cohn
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  • BirthDate: 1927, 04 of February , Basel, Switzerland
  • Spouse: single
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Facts of life

    Arthur Cohn, a film producer was born in Feb 4th, 1927 in Switzerland. The first period of his life was spent as a journalist and an author. But his keen interest in films led him to lead an altogether different life of a producer. His first success as a producer came from a movie called ‘Sky Above, The Mud Below”. Six of his films won the Academy Award. He was awarded the Guardian of Zion Award in 2004. One of the awards was for French film Black and White in Color in 1976 as a producer. Almost for decades, he worked hand in hand with Lilian Birnbaum (Paris) and Pierre Rothschild(Zurich). His best known non documentary film is II Giardino Dei Finzi Contini in 1970. His most recent film as a produces is “The Yellow Handkerchief” in 2008. His many documentary feature films have been nominated for awards. In 2012, he did a movie called “Russian Disco”). 

  • Awards: Won Oscar - 2000 for "Best Documentary, Features for:One Day in September (1999). Shared with: Kevin Macdonald"
    Won Oscar - 1991 for "Best Documentary, Features for:American Dream (1990). Shared with: Barbara Kopple"
    Nominated Oscar - 1981 for "Best Documentary, Features for:Der gelbe Stern (1981). Shared with: Bengt von zur Mühlen"
    Won Oscar - 1962 for "Best Documentary, Features for:Le ciel et la boue (1961). Shared with: René Lafuite"
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 2005 for "Best Film not in the English Language for:Хористы (2004). Shared with: Nicolas Mauvernay Jacques Perrin Christophe Barratier"
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 2002 for "Best Film not in the English Language for:Abril Despedaçado (2001). Shared with: Walter Salles"
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1999 for "Best Film not in the English Language for:Central do Brasil (1998). Shared with: Martine de Clermont-Tonnerre Walter Salles"
    Nominated European Film Award - 2004 for "Best Film for:Хористы (2004). Shared with: Nicolas Mauvernay (producer) Jacques Perrin (producer)"
    Won Golden Camera - 2001 for "Film - International for:One Day in September (1999)."
    Nominated IDA Award - 2000 for "Feature Documentaries for:One Day in September (1999). Shared with: John Battsek Kevin Macdonald"
    Won Humanitarian Award - 2001 for ""
    Won Little Golden Lion - 2002 for "for:Abril Despedaçado (2001). Shared with: Walter Salles"
    Won Little Golden Lion - 2001 for "for:Abril Despedaçado (2001). Shared with: Walter Salles"
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - 1992 for "Motion Picture On 17 November 1992. At 7000 Hollywood Blvd."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - ???? for "Motion Picture At 7000 Hollywood Blvd."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 1059
  • Films with Arthur Cohn: Russendisko - 2012
    Feathered Fan and Silken Ribbon - 2009
    The Children of Huang Shi - 2008
    The Yellow Handkerchief - 2008
    The Chorus - 2004
    Behind the Sun - 2001
    One Day in September - 1999
    Children of the Night - 1999
    Central Station - 1998
    White Lies - 1997
    Two Bits - 1995
    American Dream - 1990
    Love on the Ground - 1984
    Dangerous Moves - 1984
    The Final Solution - 1983
    Der gelbe Stern - 1981
    Adoption - 1979
    Black and White in Color - 1976
    A Brief Vacation - 1973
    Lo chiameremo Andrea - 1972
    The Garden of the Finzi-Continis - 1970
    Sunflower - 1970
    A Place for Lovers - 1968
    Clown - 1968
    Woman Times Seven - 1967
    Paris Secret - 1965
    Le ciel et la boue - 1961
    Mit Karl May im Orient - 1963
    Smoke n Lightnin - 1995
    Cinema TV - 2005
    Die Johannes B. Kerner Show - 2005
    Charlie Chaplin: The Forgotten Years - 2003
    Gero von Boehm begegnet... - 2002
    The 72nd Annual Academy Awards - 2000
    The 63rd Annual Academy Awards - 1991
    The 57th Annual Academy Awards - 1985
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