Chicago Sun-Times



PARIS — Em­manuelle Riva, a French star of screen and stage who was nom­i­nated for an Academy Award for best ac­tress in 2013, has died. She was 89.

Riva died Fri­day af­ter­noon in a Paris clinic af­ter a long ill­ness, her agent, Anne Al­vares Cor­rea, told The As­so­ci­ated Press.

Riva was Os­car- nom­i­nated for her role in “Amour, “Michael Haneke’s bru­tal de­pic­tion of an ag­ing cou­ple.

With Riva star­ring along­side an­other French movie leg­end, Jean- Louis Trintig­nant, the film won the Academy Award for best for­eign- lan­guage film. They played a lov­ing, elderly Parisian cou­ple, one of whom has a stroke.

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