Israeli Film Director Dead at 39
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Israeli Film Director Dead at 39

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Amos Guttman, the noted Israeli film director whose work often dealt with problems facing gays, died Tuesday of AIDS at age 39.

Guttman’s latest film, “Wonderful Favor,” depicted the last years of AIDS patients and is currently being shown at the International Film Festival in Berlin.

Guttman directed five full-length feature films and two shorter movies.

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