Acclaimed French director Bertrand Tavernier is dead aged 79

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PARIS (AP) – French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, who directed acclaimed movies such “A Sunday in the Country,” “Captain Conan” and “The Judge and the Assassin,” has died, according to his family. He was 79.

Tavernier’s wife and children said he Thursday that he died in Sainte-Maxime, located in France’s southerly …