Arthur Penn, director of 'Bonnie and Clyde,' dies

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2007 file photo, U.S. director Arthur Penn waves during a photo-call at the 57th International Film Festival Berlin "Berlinale" in Berlin where he was awarded the Honorary Golden Bear for his lifetime achievement. The director died September 28th, a day after his 88th birthday. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

September 29, 2010 7:04:09 PM PDT
"Bonnie and Clyde" wasn't a movie that director Arthur Penn wanted to make, but when he finally agreed to it, he made sure that the violence provoked by the lawbreaking couple from the 1930s - and that led to the protagonists' bullet-riddled demise - wasn't disguised.

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