The director of the erotic film “Emmanuelle” Juste Jacquin died

French director Juste Jacquin has passed away. It is reported by Le Monde

Jacquin passed away at the age of 82 after a long illness. “He died surrounded by his wife Anne and daughter Julie,” said a Jacquin family spokesman. Other details of what happened were not given.

Jacquin was born in Vichy, France. He is known as the director who shot the erotic film “Emmanuelle” (1974) – the film adaptation of the book of the same name by writer Emmanuelle Arsan. The tape became the first picture of the similar genre that gained popularity in the USSR. Among other works of the cinematographer – “The Story of O”, “Madame Claude”, “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” and “Gwendolyn”.

Juste also worked as a photographer, his images were published in Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue, Sunday Times and Harper’s Bazaar. In 2001, the director opened a gallery with his wife where his work was exhibited.

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