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Alain Resnais

2 June 1922 to 1 March 2014

A French New Wave director considered one of the all-time greats; Resnais received three BAFTA nominations and won the UN Award for Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1959). He was awarded a lifetime achievement award at Cannes in 2009, and his other work included Night and Fog (1955), Last Year In Marienbad (1961) and Providence (1977).

- Read Alain Resnais' Guardian obituary here