- Film director Wolfgang Petersen dies
- The German film director lost his life after a long fight against illness
- When did the death occur?
IN MOURNING AT THE CINEMA. Film director Wolfgang Petersen dies at the age of 81 after losing his fight against a serious illness. The creative mind of “Das Boot” or “The Perfect Storm” lost his life at his home in Los Angeles and was announced by his representative, Michelle Bega. The nominee for six Oscars, he was fired by friends, colleagues and fans through social networks.
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THE CREATIVE MIND OF “DAS BOOT” DIES
Wolfgang Petersen, the German filmmaker whose World War II submarine epic “Das Boot” launched him into a successful Hollywood career that included the films “In the Line of Fire,” “Air Force One,” and “The Perfect Storm,” He has died at the age of 81, The Associated Press reported.
The world of cinema has been in mourning and through social networks, words of support have been directed and above all, tributes for the films he directed and that became the favorites of the public. The filmmaker’s death surprised, because it was released almost a week after his death.