Peter Brunette

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Peter Brunette
Born September 18, 1943
Richwood, West Virginia
Died June 16, 2010(2010-06-16) (aged 66)
Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Occupation Journalist
Film Historian
Alma mater Duquesne University
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Peter Brunette (September 18, 1943 – June 16, 2010) was a film critic and film historian.[1][2] He was the author of several books, including biographies of Italian directors Roberto Rossellini and Michelangelo Antonioni. Brunette’s last completed work was a book about Austrian director Michael Haneke, published in February 2010.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • (co-author) Screen/Play: Derrida and Film Theory (with David Wills), Princeton, 1989).
  • (co-editor) Deconstruction and the Visual Arts (with David Wills, Cambridge, 1994)


  1. ^ Obituary Hollywood Reporter; June 17, 2010.
  2. ^ Obituary Los Angeles Times, June 22, 2010, page AA6.

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