Emile Degelin

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Degelin in 2009

Emile Degelin (16 July 1926 – 20 May 2017) was a Belgian movie director and novelist. He was known for being the director of If the Wind Frightens You.[1] His 1963 movie Life and Death in Flanders was entered into the 13th Berlin International Film Festival.[2] His 1969 movie Palaver was entered into the 6th Moscow International Film Festival.[3] His last movie, De ooggetuige, won the audience prize at the Ghent Film Festival in 1995.[4]

Degelin was born in Diest, Belgium. He died on 20 May 2017 at his home in Kessel-Lo, a borough of Leuven, Belgium from pneumonia at the age of 90.[5]

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  1. "Festival de Cannes: If the Wind Frightens You". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-02-18.
  2. "IMDB.com: Awards for Life and Death in Flanders". imdb.com. Retrieved 2010-02-14.
  3. "6th Moscow International Film Festival (1969)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 2012-12-17.
  4. "Belgische filmpionier Emile Degelin overleden". Knack Focus. 2017-05-21.
  5. "Le cinéaste Emile Degelin est décédé à Louvain" (in French). RTLInfo.