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FILE - French movie director Claude Chabrol poses during a photocall at the 61st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, northern Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004. One of France's best-known film directors, Claude Chabrol has died at the age of 80, according to reports Sunday Sept 12 2010. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, file)
Photo by: DOMENICO STINELLIS
FILE - French movie director Claude Chabrol poses during a photocall at the 61st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, northern Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004. One of France's best-known film directors, Claude Chabrol has died at the age of 80, according to reports Sunday Sept 12 2010. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, file)

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