Movies by D.S.
Stage Productions by D.S.
D.S. as Actor for other Directors
Awards / Retrospectives
Books dealing with D.S.

Obituary on D.S. by Katja Nicodemus
Fantasyland by Amy Taubin
The Ritual of Desire by Barbara Scharres
La Paloma by Gary Indiana
Death Flowers In Twofold Eroticism
The Boundless Freedom Of Imagination


Daniel Schmid was born in 1941 in Flims, Switzerland. He grew up in the "Hotel Schweizerhof", which has been owned by his family for generations.
He studied History and comparative literature at the Freie Universität Berlin 1962-1967 and went to the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin DFFB 1967-1969. Since 1974 he lives in Paris and Switzerland. Daniel Schmid died on August 6th 2006.

1970 Thut alles im Finstern (Do everything in the dark)
1972 Heute Nacht oder Nie (Tonight or Never)
1974 La Paloma
1976 Schatten der Engel (Shadow of Angels)
1977 Violanta
1981 Notre-Dame de la Croisette
1982 Hécate
1983 Imitation of Life (Douglas Sirk)
1984 Il Bacio di Tosca (Tosca's Kiss)
1987 Jenatsch
1991 Les Amateurs
1992 Hors Saison/Zwischensaison (Off Season)
1995 The Written Face
1999 Beresina