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Jean-Louis Trintignant, star of A Man and a Woman and Amour, dies aged 91

The veteran of the French new wave starred in a series of auteur-driven films, before appearing in Michael Haneke’s Amour Jean-Louis Trintignant, the French actor closely associated with the European new waves of the 1960s and 70s, has died aged 91. His wife, Mariane Hoepfner Trintignant, announced the news to AFP. Born in 1930, Trintignant’s childhood was overshadowed by the second world war, but he picked up a passion for race-car driving from two uncles – one of whom was killed on the track in 1933. Trintigant made his name as an actor with a role in Roger Vadim’s Brigitte Bardot vehicle And God Created Woman in 1956, but was then sent to Algeria as a conscript during the war of independence. Continue reading...

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