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Australian director Watt dies

The director passed away on Friday (04Nov11) after a long battle with breast and bone cancer.

Her family published a tribute in The Age newspaper praising Watt for living “a life of courage, humour, intelligence, generosity, honesty and grace”.

The piece added that she “died peacefully at home filled with the love she gave to those who adored her – her family”.

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Watt is best known for her feature films My Year Without Sex and Look Both Ways, which starred her actor husband William McInnes.

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