Died Chilean Director Sebastian Alarcon, who lived and worked in the USSR

Умер чилийский режиссер Себастьян Аларкон, живший и работавший в СССР

Chilean film Director and screenwriter Sebastian Alarcon died on 71-m to year of life, RIA “news” the former wife of film Director Tatyana Yakovleva.

Alarcon was suffering from cancer which rapidly progressed.

“It is literally for two weeks, “burned”, – said Yakovlev.

Farewell to the Director will be held in the Moscow House of cinema on 4 July at 11:00.

Alarcon for a long time lived in Moscow, in 1971 he became a student of VGIK. He returned to Chile in the late ‘ 90s, but continued the cooperation with the Russian cinema. Among his works, “Night over Chile”, “the Fall of the Condor”, “Jaguar” and others.

In the same month, has left the life of Italian film Director Franco Zeffirelli, who directed “the taming of the shrew”.