Wed Nov 03, 2004
At least we know what Michael Moore's next movie WON'T be about.
Film-maker killed in Islamic revenge
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard and Joan Clements in Amsterdam
An outspoken Dutch film-maker was shot and stabbed to death yesterday by a Dutch-Moroccan man in apparent reprisal for his campaign against Islam, sending shock waves through a country that exalts freedom of speech.
Theo van Gogh, 47, a provocateur and enfant terrible of Dutch cinema, was ambushed by a bearded man in Arab clothing as he cycled through the heart of Amsterdam.
The Dutch media immediately linked the attack to the director's latest film, Submission, which highlights the repression of women in some Islamic cultures.
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