Alain Corneau

Alain Corneau

Birth
Meung-sur-Loire, Departement du Loiret, Centre, France
Death 30 Aug 2010 (aged 67)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 57900788 · View Source
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Enlarged Photo PARIS (AP) - The talent agency representing Alain Corneau says the French filmmaker who leapt to international notice with the 1991 hit "Tous les Matins du Monde" has died. He was 67.

Artmedia talent agency said Monday that Corneau had suffered from cancer and died overnight.

In a career lasting more than 35 years, Corneau directed many legends of French cinema, including Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu.

Corneau directed Depardieu and his son Guillaume in "Tous les Matins du Monde" - a film about a 17th-century musician that garnered critical acclaim at home and abroad.

Corneau got his start in cinema as the assistant of Greek filmmaker Costa-Gavras, and made more than a dozen films. His latest, "Love Crime," opened in France in mid-August


Alain Corneau was buried on September 4, 2010 at the Pere Lachaise Cemetery in
Paris.


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  • Created by: Carol Bestick
  • Added: 30 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 57900788
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alain Corneau (7 Aug 1943–30 Aug 2010), Find a Grave Memorial no. 57900788, citing Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Carol Bestick (contributor 46991759) .