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Bertrand Tavernier

Director/writer

Born - 25 April 1941, Lyon, France
Died - 25 March 2021

Tall, distinguished-looking French director, a law student turned film critic and screenplay writer before starting to direct his own films in his early thirties. His first feature film as director was the widely-acclaimed The Watchmaker of St Paul in 1974. Subsequent work included The Judge and the Assassin (1976), Death Watch (1979), Coup de Torchon (1981), A Sunday in the Country (1984), 'Round Midnight (1986), Beatrice (1987), Life and Nothing But (1989), Daddy Nostalgie (1990), L.627 (1992), Revenge of the Musketeers (1994), Captain Conan (1996), It All Starts Today (1999), Safe Conduct (2002), Holy Lola (2004), In the Electric Mist (2009), The Princess of Montpensier (2010) and Quai d'Orsay (2013), his last. His (second) wife Sarah survives him.