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Radical French director Jean-Marie Straub dies aged 89

Together with his wife Daniele Huillet, Straub was responsible for a string of challenging political films

Anti-conformist French film-maker Jean-Marie Straub died peacefully at his home in Switzerland on Sunday, the Swiss National Film Archive announced. He was 89.

Straub was a peer of many greats from the French New Wave and received the Locarno film festival’s lifetime achievement award in 2017.

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