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Director Narizanno dies

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Aug 08, 2011 | 5:00am EDT

The Canadian-born filmmaker passed away on 26 July (11) in London. No further information was available as WENN went to press.

Narizzano made his directing debut in 1965 with the horror film Die! Die! My Darling, before stepping behind the camera for Georgy Girl, starring Lynn Redgrave in the title role.

The movie, based on a novel by Margaret Forster, was nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Actress for Redgrave and Best Cinematography.

He went on to shoot Blue with Terence Stamp and later recruited Laurence Olivier for a TV adaptation of Come Back, Little Sheba.

Narizzano is survived by two sisters and a brother, reports Variety.com.

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