Édouard Molinaro

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Édouard Molinaro
Edouard Molinaro 2009.jpg
Édouard Molinaro in 2009
Born (1928-05-13)13 May 1928
Bordeaux, France
Died 7 December 2013(2013-12-07) (aged 85)
Paris, France
Occupation Film director
Screenwriter
Years active 1946 – 2013
Known for La Cage aux Folles

Édouard Molinaro (13 May 1928 – 7 December 2013) was a French film director and screenwriter.[1] He was born in Bordeaux, Gironde, .

He is best known for his comedies with Louis de Funès (Oscar, etc.), My Uncle Benjamin (with Jacques Brel and Claude Jade), Dracula and Son (with Christopher Lee), and the Academy Award-nominated La Cage aux Folles (with Michel Serrault and Ugo Tognazzi). Molinaro was active as a director until a few years before his death, although he had almost exclusively been producing works for television.[2]

In 1996, his cinematic work was awarded the Prix René Clair, a prize given by the Académie française for excellent film work.

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