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Michel Brault

Director and Cinematographer
24 June 1928 to 20 September 2013

A French Canadian director and cinematographer who was amongst the pioneers of handheld camera techniques, Brault initially balanced photography with documentary directing before later employing his cinema vérité style in fiction. He twice had films nominated for the Palme d’Or in Cannes, winning Best Director at the festival for Orderers (1974).

- Read Michel Brault's Guardian obituary here