6/25/1932 - 9/20/2014
Movie Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of George Sluizer
AMSTERDAM (AP) - George Sluizer, the Dutch filmmaker who directed River Phoenix 's last movie, "Dark Blood," has died at age 82.
Organizers of the Netherlands Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival said Sluizer died Saturday "after a long illness," but did not specify the cause of death. Sluizer suffered from arterial disease and narrowly survived a tear in his aorta in 2007 - one of the reasons he decided to resume editing "Dark Blood."
In a career that spanned...