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Richard Glatzer dies: A look back at his 'Quinceañera' breakthrough
Richard Glatzer dies: A look back at his 'Quinceañera' breakthrough

Richard Glatzer, the 63-year-old filmmaker who died Tuesday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is best known for co-writing and co-directing the drama "Still Alice" with his husband, Wash Westmoreland. In making "Still Alice," the story of a brilliant linguistics professor grappling with early onset Alzheimer's disease, Glatzer and Westmoreland drew on their own experiences with Glatzer's ALS, and the resulting film won lead actress Julianne Moore her first Oscar last month. Years earlier, Glatzer and Westmoreland similarly channeled elements of their own lives into their breakthrough film, the 2006 indie "Quinceañera." Set in and inspired by...

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