It has been exactly 7 long years since Claude Pinoteau died in Neuilly-sur-Seine on October 5, 2012 at the age of 87. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed directors of his generation.
Today, fans of Claude Pinoteau (Ready for Love, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Pinoteau, a cultural icon
Born in Boulogne-Billancourt on May 25, 1925, Claude Pinoteau's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Pinoteau was not just a great director, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 7 years since the tragic loss of Claude Pinoteau and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Claude Pinoteau is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Claude Pinoteau.
Claude Pinoteau career in pictures
- Ready for Love (1980)
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