Died the Director of the Oscar-winning Lord of the rings

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First, the popularity he received for his work in the late 1970-ies

Became a famous new Zealand screenwriter, producer and Director Geoffrey Murphy. He died at the age of 80 years, the 3rd December, in the capital of New Zealand Wellington, reported by “UNIAN” with reference to the Association of new Zealand cinema.

While the exact cause of death is not named.

On the set of “Lord of the rings” Murphy was the second Director.

He is known for his work in the late 1970-ies. One of his most famous paintings called “goodbye pork pie”, was released in 1981. The picture became the first new Zealand film that received commercial success at home.

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