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Director Winner to wed for first time at 75

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Aug 12, 2011 | 5:00am EDT

The Death Wish moviemaker has been engaged to fiancee Geraldine Lynton-Edwards for four years, and has now finally set a date to walk down the aisle on 19 September (11).

He says, "I turn 76 in October and I have never been anywhere near marriage before. It took a long time for a bit of common sense to enter my befuddled brain.

"Geraldine is great fun and she has been with me through difficult times, and now she's making a respectable man of me.

"I think she's very pleased. After a while, when someone is that close to you and you love them, the question is: 'If you love me, why aren't we married?'"

Acting legend Sir Michael Caine and his wife Shakira will act as witnesses at the registry office ceremony and will host a lunch in honour of their big day.

Other guests expected to attend include Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and singer Chris Rea.

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