Alain Corneau, the celebrated French director who won the best director Cesar for Tous Les Matins Du Monde in 1992, has died from cancer. He was 67.

Corneau’s latest film Love Crime will receive its world premiere in Toronto next month and stars Ludivine Sagnier and Kristin Scott Thomas.

He started out as a jazz musician before a long career in cinema that produced renonwned works such as France, Inc, La Menace and Le Deuxieme Souffle