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Patrice Chéreau

Director and Writer
1 November 1944 to 6 October 2013

A director known equally for his work in theatre, cinema and opera, Chereau’s eclectic screen credits include The Flesh of the Orchid (1975), The Wounded Man (1983) and his only English-language film, Intimacy (2001). Chereau’s Alexandre Dumas adaptation, Queen Margot (1994), was BAFTA-nominated for Best Film not in the English Language.

- Read Patrice Chereau's Guardian obituary here