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Edouard Molinaro


Born - 31 March 1928, Bordeaux, Gironde, France
Died - 7 December 2013

Bearded, bespectacled French director who scored an international success when he made La Cage aux Folles in 1978. He had begun directing short films from 1946, his first feature being the Jeanne Moreau thriller Le Dos au Mur in 1958. Subsequent work included Arsene Lupin contre Arsene Lupin (1962), Mon Oncle Benjamin (1969), The Pink Telephone (1975), L'Homme Presse/The Hurried Man (1977), La Cage aux Folles II (1980), L'Amour en Douce (1985), Le Souper (1992), Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996) and Le Mal de Mere (2001), his last. He died from respiratory failure.