Tributes: Patrice Chereau

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Officially, Patrice Chereau was a director – but his provocative work in theater, opera, and film defied traditional forms. French President Francois Hollande called him “one of France’s greatest artists.” Chereau died recently at the age of 68 after a long battle with cancer.  You can hear his interview with Leonard from 1999, when he discussed his film, “Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train.”

Patrice Chereau on the Leonard Lopate Show in 1999