Raul Ruiz dies today, at age 70, victim of prolonged illness
Raul Ruiz, one of the most revolutionary and inspiring filmmakers worldwide, died today in Paris, at age 70, victim of prolonged illness.
Having directed over a 100 films, during his 30-year career, Ruiz was often praised at the world's most prominent film festivals. The filmmaker was also recently highlighted in the major international Media thanks to his masterpiece "Mysteries of Lisbon."
Ruiz directed nine of his feature films in Portugal, a country that he always favored during His life and career.
The funeral ceremony will take place on Tuesday, August 23rd, at 10:30 am at Saint-Paul Church (99 Rue Saint-Antoine), in Paris. His body will then be buried in Chile.