French cinematographer Henri Alekan, whose seven-decade-long, 130-film career included collaborations with directors Jean Cocteau, Rene Clement, Julien Duvivier, Marcel Carne, William Wyler, Abel Gance, Jules Dassin, Joseph Losey, and Wim Wenders, died June 15 at age 92. Often referred to as the Poet of Light, Alekan's most famous credits are probably Cocteau's 1946 Beauty and the Beast and Wenders' 1987 Wings of Desire, but his work encompassed a range of styles and genres, and
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