Claude Chabrol receiving an award
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Director Claude Chabrol dies

One of France's best-known film directors, Claude Chabrol, has died at the age of 80.

Chabrol is best known for 1960s and 70s thrillers such as The Unfaithful Wife, The Butcher and This Man Must Die.

A member of the French New Wave movement, his contemporaries included Eric Rohmer and Jean-Luc Godard.

  • 12 Sep 2010
  • From the section Europe