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Glenn Close and Diane Lane pay tribute to director Wolfgang Petersen

The German filmmaker, best known for movies such as Das Boot, Air Force One and The Perfect Storm passed away at home in Los Angeles on Friday following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 81. After the news was announced on Tuesday, Close honoured her late Air Force One director in a statement. She told the AFP news agency that being directed by Petersen "remains a special memory". Close portrayed Vice President Kathryn Bennett alongside Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman in the 1997 action-thriller.
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