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Jean-Luc Godard, Enfant Terrible of Modern French Cinema, Dies at 91

Jean-Luc Godard, the brilliant and polemical Franco-Swiss filmmaker whose work revolutionized cinema, has died. He was 91. Godard resorted to assisted suicide Tuesday in Switzerland, a family spokesperson told Agence France-Presse. “Jean-Luc Godard died peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones,” his wife, filmmaker Anne-Marie Mieville, and producers said in a statement. He will be cremated […]

Catherine Spaak, Leading Lady of Italian Films, Dies at 77

Catherine Spaak, a leading lady of Italian films who starred with Jean-Paul Belmondo in Weekend at Dunkirk, with Rod Taylor in Hotel and with Marcello Mastroianni in The Man With the Balloons, has died. She was 77. Spaak had suffered a brain hemorrhage last year, and her death in Rome was reported Sunday by RAI News. […]