Minghella's Eye for Drama; 'English Patient' Director Revived British Film
Byline: Kelly Jane Torrance, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Anthony Minghella, the Oscar-winning director who helped reinvigorate British cinema, died yesterday at London's Charing Cross Hospital after apparently routine surgery led to a brain hemorrhage. He was just 54.
Mr. Minghella, whose film "The English Patient" won nine Academy Awards, had a growth on his neck removed last week, his publicist, Jonathan Rutter, told Associated Press, adding that "the operation seemed to have gone well."
He is survived by his wife, choreographer Carolyn Choa, his actor son, Max, and daughter, Hannah, who worked as a production assistant on her father's 1999 film "The Talented …
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Publication information: Article title: Minghella's Eye for Drama; 'English Patient' Director Revived British Film. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: March 19, 2008. Page number: B05. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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