Peter von Bagh sadly passed away on the 17th September 2014, leaving the cinematic world a much lonelier and emptier place.
It is still hard to find the words to express exactly how I feel, even as I type this some two months later. The impact he had on my life was immense and will always remain with me. He was both my mentor and my friend.
Here is a link to a short piece I wrote for Sight & Sound just after Peter died: