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Alain Corneau
ALAIN CORNEAU (7 August 1943 – 30 August 2010) was a French film director and writer. Corneau was born in Meung-sur-Loire
Meung-sur-Loire
, Loiret
Loiret
. Originally a musician, he worked with Costa-Gavras
Costa-Gavras
as an assistant, which was also his first opportunity to work with the actor Yves Montand
Yves Montand
, with whom he would collaborate three times later in his career, including Police Python 357 (1976) and La Menace (1977). He directed Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu
in the screen adaptation of Tous les matins du monde in 1991. Corneau died in Paris
Paris
on 30 August 2010 from cancer , aged 67 and was interred at Père Lachaise Cemetery
Père Lachaise Cemetery
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Père Lachaise Cemetery
PèRE LACHAISE CEMETERY (French: Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, ; formerly, cimetière de l'Est, " Cemetery
Cemetery
of the East") is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris (44 hectares or 110 acres), though there are larger cemeteries in the city's suburbs. Père Lachaise is in the 20th arrondissement and is notable for being the first garden cemetery , as well as the first municipal cemetery. It is also the site of three World War I
World War I
memorials. The cemetery is on Boulevard de Mènilmontant. The Paris Métro station Philippe Auguste on line 2 is next to the main entrance, while the station named Père Lachaise , on both lines 2 and 3 , is 500 metres away near a side entrance that has been closed to the public. Many tourists prefer the Gambetta station on line 3, as it allows them to enter near the tomb of Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
and then walk downhill to visit the rest of the cemetery
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Cancer
CANCER is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. These contrast with benign tumors , which do not spread to other parts of the body. Possible signs and symptoms include a lump, abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss , and a change in bowel movements . While these symptoms may indicate cancer, they may have other causes. Over 100 types of cancers affect humans. Tobacco
Tobacco
use is the cause of about 22% of cancer deaths. Another 10% are due to obesity , poor diet , lack of physical activity , and excessive drinking of alcohol . Other factors include certain infections, exposure to ionizing radiation and environmental pollutants. In the developing world nearly 20% of cancers are due to infections such as hepatitis B , hepatitis C and human papillomavirus infection . These factors act, at least partly, by changing the genes of a cell
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Meung-sur-Loire
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. MEUNG-SUR-LOIRE (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a commune in the Loiret
Loiret
department in north-central France. It was the site of the Battle of Meung-sur-Loire in 1429. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 History * 3 Fiction * 4 Points of interest * 5 Notable residents * 6 See also * 7 References GEOGRAPHYMEUNG-SUR-LOIRE lies 15 km to the west of Orleans
Orleans
on the north bank of the River Loire at the confluence with the River Mauves. The Mauves, actually three rivers, have their source in the water table of the productive agricultural region of the Beauce
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The New York Times
THE NEW YORK TIMES (sometimes abbreviated NYT and THE TIMES) is an American daily newspaper , founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by The New York Times Company . The New York Times
The New York Times
has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes , more than any other newspaper. The paper's print version in 2013 had the second-largest circulation, behind The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal
, and the largest circulation among the metropolitan newspapers in the United States. The New York Times
The New York Times
is ranked 18th in the world by circulation . Following industry trends, its weekday circulation had fallen in 2009 to fewer than one million. Nicknamed "THE GRAY LADY", The New York Times
The New York Times
has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record "
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Bertrand Tavernier
TAVERNIER may refer to: CONTENTS* 1 People with the surname * 1.1 Tavernier
Tavernier
* 1.2 Detaevernier * 2 Places * 3 Art and culture * 4 Computers * 5 References PEOPLE WITH THE SURNAMETAVERNIER This page lists people with the surname TAVERNIER. If an internal link intending to refer to a specific person led you to this page, you may wish to change that link by adding the person's given name (s) to the link. * ADOLPHE TAVERNIER (1853-1945), writer , art critic et journalist French . * ALEXANDRA TAVERNIER (born 1993), French athlete specialist in hammer thrower. * ALPHONSE TAVERNIER (1852-1933), French painter and Provençal poet. * AMEET TAVERNIER , Antwerp printer of the 16th century, who emigrated to Spain (Taberniels). * BERTRAND TAVERNIER (1941-), French filmmaker. * CHRISTIAN TAVERNIER (1955-), electronic engineer. * CHRISTIAN TAVERNIER, composer. * CHRISTIAN TAVERNIER, Doctor (Oncology, Rheumatology)
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IMDb
IMDB, formerly known as INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE, is an online database of information related to films, television programs and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews, operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon . As of December 2017 , IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database, as well as 83 million registered users. The site enables registered users to submit new material and edits to existing entries. Users with a proven track record of submitting factual data are given instant approval for minor additions such as filming locations. However, image, name, character name, plot summaries, and title changes are screened before publication, and usually take between 24–72 hours to appear
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Gérard Depardieu
GéRARD XAVIER MARCEL DEPARDIEU (French: ( listen ); born 27 December 1948) is a French actor, filmmaker, businessman and vineyard owner. He is one of the most prolific character actors in film history, having completed approximately 170 films since 1967. He received critical acclaim for his performances in The Last Metro (1980), for which he won the César Award for Best Actor , in Police (1985), for which he won the Venice Film Festival
Venice Film Festival
Award for Best Actor, Jean de Florette (1986), and Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), winning the Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Film Festival
for Best Actor , his second César Award
César Award
for Best Actor , and his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor
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Brian De Palma
BRIAN RUSSELL DE PALMA (born September 11, 1940) is an American film director and screenwriter. He is considered part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. In a career spanning over 50 years, he is best known for his suspense , psychological thriller , and crime films . He directed successful and popular films such as the supernatural horror Carrie , the erotic crime thriller Dressed to Kill , the thriller Blow Out , the crime dramas Scarface , The Untouchables , and Carlito\'s Way , and the action spy film Mission: Impossible
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Writer
A WRITER is a person who uses written words in various styles and techniques to communicate their ideas. Writers produce various forms of literary art and creative writing such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays, and essays as well as various reports and news articles that may be of interest to the public. Writers' texts are published across a range of media. Skilled writers who are able to use language to express ideas well often contribute significantly to the cultural content of a society. The word is also used elsewhere in the arts – such as songwriter – but as a standalone term, "writer" normally refers to the creation of written language. Some writers work from an oral tradition . Writers can produce material across a number of genres, fictional or non-fictional. Other writers use multiple media – for example, graphics or illustration – to enhance the communication of their ideas
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Paris
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. PARIS (French pronunciation: ​ ( listen )) is the capital and most populous city in France
France
, with an administrative-limits area of 105 square kilometres (41 square miles) and an official population of 2,206,488 (2015). The city is a commune and department , and the heart of the 12,012-square-kilometre (4,638-square-mile) Île-de- France
France
region (colloquially known as the ' Paris
Paris
Region'), whose 2016 population of 12,142,802 represented roughly 18 percent of the population of France. Since the 17th century, Paris
Paris
has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts
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Loiret
LOIRET (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a department in north-central France
France
. The department is named after the river Loiret
Loiret
, a tributary of the Loire
Loire
, and which is located wholly within the department. The capital of the department is Orléans
Orléans
, which is about 110 km (68 mi) southwest of Paris
Paris
. As well as being the regional capital, it is a historic city on the banks of the Loire. It has a large central area with many historic buildings and mansions, and a cathedral dating back to the thirteenth century that was rebuilt after being destroyed by Protestant forces in 1568. The Loire
Loire
Valley is famous for its several châteaux
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France
FRANCE (French: ), officially the FRENCH REPUBLIC (French: République française, pronounced ), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France
France
in western Europe
Europe
, as well as several overseas regions and territories . The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the English Channel
English Channel
and the North Sea
North Sea
, and from the Rhine
Rhine
to the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America
South America
and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans
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Film Director
A FILM DIRECTOR is a person who directs the making of a film . A film director controls a film's artistic and dramatic aspects and visualizes the screenplay (or script) while guiding the technical crew and actors in the fulfillment of that vision . The director has a key role in choosing the cast members , production design, and the creative aspects of filmmaking. Under European Union
European Union
law, the director is viewed as the author of the film. The film director gives direction to the cast and crew and creates an overall vision through which a film eventually becomes realized, or noticed. Directors need to be able to mediate differences in creative visions and stay within the boundaries of the film's budget . There are many pathways to becoming a film director. Some film directors started as screenwriters, cinematographers , film editors or actors. Other film directors have attended a film school. Directors use different approaches
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Costa-Gavras
COSTA-GAVRAS (short for KONSTANTINOS GAVRAS; Κωνσταντίνος Γαβράς; born 12 February 1933) is a Greek-French film director and producer, who lives and works in France
France
. He is known for films with overt political themes, most famously the fast-paced thriller Z (1969), but he has also made comedies. Most of his movies have been made in French ; however, six were made in English : Missing (1982), Hanna K. (1983), Betrayed (1988), Music Box (1989), Mad City (1997) and Amen. (2002). He produces most of his films himself, through his production company K.G. PRODUCTIONS
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Claude Sautet
CLAUDE SAUTET (23 February 1924 – 22 July 2000) was a French author and film director. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Filmography (Director) * 3 Filmography (Writer) * 4 Filmography (other) * 5 References * 6 External links BIOGRAPHYBorn in Montrouge
Montrouge
, Hauts-de-Seine, France, Sautet first studied painting and sculpture before attending a film university in Paris where he began his career and later became a television producer. He filmed his first movie, Bonjour Sourire, in 1955. He earned international attention with Les Choses de la Vie (1969), which he wrote and directed, like the rest of his later films. It was shown in competition at the 1970 Cannes Festival, where it was well received. The film also revived the career of Romy Schneider
Romy Schneider
; she acted in several of Sautet's later films
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