Cinematographer Lubtchansky dies

Lubtchansky, who has worked with leading European directors including Francois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette and Claude Lanzmann, died in Paris on 4 May (10).

With Rivette he created 14 feature-length films, including last year’s (09) 36 vues du Pic Saint Loup, Lubtchansky’s final movie.

His other film credits include Elsa la rose in 1966, 1972 documentary Pourquoi Israel?, Lanzmann’s 1985 Holocaust film Shoah, and Truffaut’s 1981 drama The Woman Next Door.

Lubtchansky is survived by his wife, Nicole, and his daughter, Irina.