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Jean-Louis Trintignant obituary: masterful French actor who brought a shy but sexy masculinity to the screen

Jean-Louis Trintignant, who has died aged 91, conveyed quiet virility in classics such as My Night with Maud and The Conformist during a decades-spanning career.

By Ginette Vincendeau

Jean-Louis Trintignant obituary: masterful French actor who brought a shy but sexy masculinity to the screen
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Ray Liotta obituary: magnetic Goodfellas star and one of cinema’s great wise guys

By Brogan Morris

Ray Liotta obituary: magnetic Goodfellas star and one of cinema’s great wise guys
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Dennis Waterman obituary: British TV star from The Sweeney, Minder and New Tricks

By David Parkinson

Dennis Waterman obituary: British TV star from The Sweeney, Minder and New Tricks
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Gavin Millar obituary: distinguished film and TV director, presenter and critic

By Philip Horne

Gavin Millar obituary: distinguished film and TV director, presenter and critic
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Brian Winston obituary: leading media academic, documentary studies pioneer and former BFI governor

By Nick Bradshaw

Brian Winston obituary: leading media academic, documentary studies pioneer and former BFI governor
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Michel Bouquet obituary: acting veteran with a line in despicable types for Chabrol and Truffaut

By Ginette Vincendeau

Michel Bouquet obituary: acting veteran with a line in despicable types for Chabrol and Truffaut
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William Hurt obituary: 1980s Oscar winner with a final chapter in Marvel

By David Parkinson

William Hurt obituary: 1980s Oscar winner with a final chapter in Marvel
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Roger Graef obituary: fly-on-the-wall documentary master

By Nick Bradshaw

Roger Graef obituary: fly-on-the-wall documentary master
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Anthony Stern obituary: a psychedelic artist in film and glass

By Sophia Satchell Baeza

Anthony Stern obituary: a psychedelic artist in film and glass
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Douglas Trumbull, visual effects visionary behind 2001 and Blade Runner, 1942 to 2022

By David Parkinson

Douglas Trumbull, visual effects visionary behind 2001 and Blade Runner, 1942 to 2022
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Lata Mangeshkar, legendary playback singer and ‘nightingale of India’, 1929 to 2022

By Naman Ramachandran

Lata Mangeshkar, legendary playback singer and ‘nightingale of India’, 1929 to 2022
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Monica Vitti, international arthouse star and 1960s style icon, 1931 to 2022

By Pasquale Iannone

Monica Vitti, international arthouse star and 1960s style icon, 1931 to 2022
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Hardy Krüger, war film veteran and Barry Lyndon star, 1928 to 2022

By David Parkinson

Hardy Krüger, war film veteran and Barry Lyndon star, 1928 to 2022
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Jean-Jacques Beineix, director of Diva and Betty Blue, 1946 to 2022

By Phil Powrie

Jean-Jacques Beineix, director of Diva and Betty Blue, 1946 to 2022
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Sidney Poitier, a giant who broke ground and changed perceptions, 1927 to 2022

By Leila Latif

Sidney Poitier, a giant who broke ground and changed perceptions, 1927 to 2022
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In memoriam: the filmmakers we lost in 2021

By Bob Mastrangelo

In memoriam: the filmmakers we lost in 2021
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Lina Wertmüller, director of razor-sharp satires who made Oscar history, 1928 to 2021

By Pasquale Iannone

Lina Wertmüller, director of razor-sharp satires who made Oscar history, 1928 to 2021
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In memory of Anthony Smith CBE , former director of the BFI and BFI Fellow, 1938 to 2021

In memory of Anthony Smith CBE , former director of the BFI and BFI Fellow, 1938 to 2021
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Somewhere over the rainbow: Ringan Ledwidge, 1971 to 2021

By Professor Emily Caston

Somewhere over the rainbow: Ringan Ledwidge, 1971 to 2021
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Michael Kenneth Williams, forever Omar in The Wire, 1966 to 2021

By Leila Latif

Michael Kenneth Williams, forever Omar in The Wire, 1966 to 2021
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Nino Castelnuovo: remembering the Umbrellas of Cherbourg star, 1936 to 2021

By David Parkinson

Nino Castelnuovo: remembering the Umbrellas of Cherbourg star, 1936 to 2021
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Jean-Paul Belmondo: the face of the New Wave, the body of popular cinema, 1933 to 2021

By Ginette Vincendeau

Jean-Paul Belmondo: the face of the New Wave, the body of popular cinema, 1933 to 2021
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Ned Beatty brought a spark to his character parts

By Tom Charity

Ned Beatty brought a spark to his character parts
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The disappearance of Kevin Jackson

By Matthew Sweet

The disappearance of Kevin Jackson
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RIP Monte Hellman, patron saint of obsessional cinephiles

By Brad Stevens

RIP Monte Hellman, patron saint of obsessional cinephiles
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RIP Bertrand Tavernier, a stalwart of social-minded cinema

By David Thompson

RIP Bertrand Tavernier, a stalwart of social-minded cinema
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Norman J. Warren: the gentleman of English exploitation

By Josephine Botting

Norman J. Warren: the gentleman of English exploitation
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In memory of Raymond Cauchetier: the man who photographed the French New Wave

By Jonathan Romney

In memory of Raymond Cauchetier: the man who photographed the French New Wave
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Giuseppe Rotunno was one of the great Italian cinematographers

By Pasquale Iannone

Giuseppe Rotunno was one of the great Italian cinematographers
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