facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search

Filmmaker Claude Miller dead at 70

April 5, 2012 at 10:24 AM   |   Comments

PARIS, April 5 (UPI) -- French filmmaker Claude Miller has died in Paris after several months of illness, his representatives said. He was 70.

Radio France Internationale confirmed his Wednesday night death, but did not report an exact cause of it.

Miller worked with New Wave film pioneers Jean-Luc Godard and Robert Bresson before going on to direct his own movies "La meilleure facon de marcher," "Garde a vue," "Mortelle randonnee," "L'accompagnatrice," "La Classe de neige," "La Petite voleuse" and "Un secret."

Organizers of France's Cannes film festival declared via Twitter that Thursday would be "a day of sadness" in honor of Miller.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Christina Aguilera poses pregnant, nude for V Magazine
2
Kristen Stewart cut from 'Snow White and the Huntsman 2'
3
Michelle Rodriguez, Zac Efron reunite in Ibiza
4
Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Martin Sheen to appear in 'Love Letters' on Broadway
5
Gisele Bundchen poses with her dog during beach vacation
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback