Anthony Minghella Dies

Oscar winning director Anthony Minghella has died aged 54. Minghella was well known for films such as The Talented Mr Ripley, Cold Mountain, and won the Best Director Oscar in 1997 for The English Patient.

According to reports Minghella suffered a brain hemorrhage after routine surgery on his neck. His last completed film was an adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's The No. One Ladies Detective Agency for the BBC, which is due to be broadcast this week.

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