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Michael Sarrazin, best known for starring opposite Jane Fonda in 1969′s “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?,” has died in Montreal after a brief battle with cancer. He was 70.
Sarrazin died Sunday surrounded by family.
In Sydney Pollack’s Depression era-set “Horses,
She also had an extensive and critically acclaimed stage career, which included roles in The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs and Henry James's play Appearances, and continued to act late into her life. She was also a children's author, penning two fantasy novels.
'Class' in session: Laurent Cantet's The Class won the Palme d'Or at the Festival de Cannes, marking the first time since 1987's breezy tale Under the Sun of Satan that a French title has taken the honor. The film stars Francois Begaudeau as a literature teacher and is based on his book about, well, being a literature teacher. This year's Grand Prix went to Matteo Garrone's Gomorra.
Their treasure was knowledge: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull opened to $126 million, or $151 million when you add in the Thursday opening. But even though that means a significant number of Americans paid their money to see an iconic character wander through a flawed story -- aliens? really? -- the opening didn't break any major boxoffice records. Its three-day opening is No. 4 on the all-time list, and its five-day figure comes in at No. 6. Still, the film was director Steven Spielberg's best domestic bow, so that's got to count for something.
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