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PASSINGS: Raul Ruiz
PASSINGS: Raul Ruiz

Raul Ruiz, 70, a Chilean-born filmmaker who made more than 100 films in his teeming, international career and worked to put cinema on an artistic par with literature, died Friday at a Paris hospital following complications from a pulmonary infection, said Francois Margolin, a producer of several of the director's films. A favorite of cinephiles, Ruiz rebelled against the conventions of moviemaking in an extensive, varied body of work that didn't result in a widely known masterpiece but left behind a vast, labyrinthine collection of experiments, curiosities and innovations. "Mysteries of Lisbon," Ruiz's 4 1/2-hour adaptation of Camilo Castelo Branco's 19th...

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