Date of Birth:
30 July 1946
Barbara Kopple created 3 movies in the Crime, Romance, Documentary, Music genres.
Barbara Kopple got succeed with average imdb rating 6.8.
Documentarian Barbara Kopple is best known for Harlan County, USA (1986), her Academy Award-winning chronicle of a Kentucky miner's strike. A native of New York City, she made her first films while studying clinical psychology at a West Virginia college, and also gained experience working in various capacities with cinema verit?? documentarians the Maysles Brothers. When she was 26, Kopple moved to Harlan County to film a union conflict at the Brookside mine.
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