The Postman Always Rings Twice' director Bob Reifelson dies

  Director, screenwriter and producer Bob Reifelson, who became famous for staging the film The Postman Always Rings Twice, has died in the United States at the age of 90.  It is reported by  The Hollywood Reporter magazine  . As the director's wife told the publication, Rafelson died at home.  Death came from natural causes. Rafelson is considered one of the most significant representatives of the "new Hollywood" era - a period in the history of American cinema that lasted from the late 1960s to the early 1980s and was characterized by creative freedom and the flourishing of auteur independent cinema. The director directed such famous films as Five Easy Pieces (1970), The Garden King (1972), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981).  Rafelson often collaborated with actor Jack Nicholson, and in his film Stay Hungry (1976), he played a young Arnold Schwarzenegger.