Eric Rohmer, French New Wave Filmmaker, Dead at 89

By Deena Bustillo on
Eric Rohmer, a movie critic and filmmaker credited being a founding figure of French New Wave, died at 89 today. He directed more than 50 films, including My Night at Maud's in 1969. According to the New York Times, relatives had said he was hospitalized a week ago, but no further details about his death have been released. Rohmer emphasized the spoken and written word in his works, and strong visual styles. His most well-known film in the US, My Night at Maud's, was the third installment...Read Full Story

Eric Rohmer Dead

By Deena Bustillo on
Eric Rohmer, a movie critic and filmmaker credited being a founding figure of French New Wave, died at 89 today. He directed more than 50 films, including My Night at Maud's in 1969. According to the New York Times, relatives had said he was hospitalized a week ago, but no further details about his death have been released. Rohmer emphasized the spoken and written word in his works, and strong visual styles. His most well-known film in the US, My Night at Maud's, was the third installment...Read Full Story