Love at first sight in Notting Hill mourns its director, Roger Michell is dead

The filmmaker who died this Wednesday at the age of 65 had also signed Uncontrolled Dérapages and Morning Glory.

He filmed what remains in the annals as one of the most romantic films of all time. Yes Love at first sight in Notting Hill is obviously signed by the master of the genre Richard Curtis (who will in the process Love Actually Where It was time), it’s Roger michell who was the director of the romance between Hugh grant and Julia roberts.

In 1999, Julia Roberts featured Love at first sight in Notting Hill in Premiere

The South African filmmaker died on Wednesday at the age of 65. The causes of his death are not yet known. But the blue door house of Portobello Road will dress in black in the coming days, to mourn the man who directed the beautiful story of Anna Scott, Hollywood movie star who fell in love with the little English bookseller William Thacker … Julia roberts did not fail to salute the memory of the one with whom she has “enjoyed every minute “

Before Love at first sight in Notting Hill (released in 1999), Roger michell got his hands on the small screen, then shot his first feature film in 1996, bringing his show to the screen My night with Reg. After the success of Notting hill, the filmmaker tries his hand at action thriller with Uncontrolled slips. Despite the solid cast carried by Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson, the film will flop and Roger michell will return to more intimate genres that he mastered better, as with The Mother, in the running for the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003. In 2011, he was once again noticed with Morning glory, biting comedy about the world of American TV morning shows (The Morning Show before the hour), with Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford headlining.

Lately he had starred Kate Winslet in Blackbird and had just finished filming The Duke, the story of a sixty-year-old thief played by Jim Broadbent. His posthumous film, which will be released in theaters on February 23.

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