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Anouk Grinberg
Anouk Grinberg
Anouk Grinberg
(born 20 March 1963) is a French actress.[1] She is the daughter of Michel Vinaver, born Michel Grinberg, a French writer and dramatist. She herself also has an interest in writing and painting. She has appeared in more than 40 films and television shows since 1976
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Uccle
Uccle
Uccle
(French pronunciation: ​[ykl]) or Ukkel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɵkəl] ( listen)) is one of the 19 municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region
Brussels-Capital Region
of Belgium. In common with all the Brussels
Brussels
municipalities, it is legally bilingual (French–Dutch).Contents1 History 2 Main sights 3 Education 4 Notable residents 5 Twin cities 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Uccle
Uccle
map of 1777According to legend, Uccle's church of St. Peter
St. Peter
was dedicated by Pope Leo III in the year 803, with Charlemagne
Charlemagne
and Gerbald, Bishop of Liège, attending the ceremony. During the following centuries, several noble families built their manors and took residency here. The first mention of the name Woluesdal, now evolved into Wolvendael, dates from 1209
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James Joyce
James Augustine[1] Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet. He contributed to the modernist avant-garde and is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the 20th century. Joyce is best known for Ulysses (1922), a landmark work in which the episodes of Homer's Odyssey
Odyssey
are paralleled in a variety of literary styles, perhaps most prominently stream of consciousness. Other well-known works are the short-story collection Dubliners
Dubliners
(1914), and the novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
(1916) and Finnegans Wake (1939). His other writings include three books of poetry, a play, his published letters and occasional journalism. Joyce was born in 41 Brighton Square, Rathgar, Dublin, into a middle-class family on the way down
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Didier Bezace
Didier Bezace (born 10 February 1946) is a French actor.[1]Contents1 Life and career1.1 2005 works 1.2 2006-2007 season2 Filmography 3 Television 4 ReferencesLife and career[edit] Theatre student at the International Dramatic University Centre in Nancy, Didier Bezace received lessons from Bernard Drot, Jean-Marie Patte, Gilles Sandier, María Casares
María Casares
and Henri Gourbion. Co-founder with Jean-Louis Benoît and Jacques Nichet of the theatre of l'Aquarium-Cartoucherie de Vincennes, he participated in all the shows that the company produced as author, stager and actor
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David Auburn
David Auburn (born November 30, 1969)[1] is an American playwright. His play Proof won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Auburn also writes screenplays, writing The Lake House, and directs both film and stage plays.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Plays 5 Screenplays 6 References 7 External linksEarly life and education[edit] Auburn was born in Chicago, Illinois, to parents Mark and Sandy Auburn.[1] He was raised in Ohio
Ohio
until 1982 when his family moved to Arkansas.[1] After graduating from high school in 1987, he attended the University of Chicago, where he was a member of Off-Off Campus, and received a 1991 B.A. degree in English literature.[1] Following a one-year fellowship with Amblin Entertainment, he moved to New York City in 1992
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Big And Little
Big and Little (German: Groß und klein) is a 1978 play by the German writer Botho Strauß. It has the subtitle Scenes (Szenen) and has also been played in English as Big and Small. It follows a woman, Lotte, who travels through Germany and seeks human connections, but is unsuccessful as every person she encounters is locked into his own world. The play is a station drama in ten scenes. It premiered on 8 December 1978 at the Schaubühne am Halleschen Ufer in West Berlin, directed by Peter Stein and starring Edith Clever. It was broadcast as a German television play in 1980.[1] Reception[edit] John Simon reviewed the play in New York in 1979, when it was first performed in the United States: "The stultifying banality of the play is matched only by its arrogance—it is, for example, written in a pointless free verse that becomes even flatter in Anne Cattaneo's translation
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Rosa Luxembourg
 Rosa Luxemburg (help·info) (also Rozalia Luxenburg; Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871[1] – 15 January 1919) was a Polish Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist, anti-war activist, and revolutionary socialist who became a naturalized German citizen at the age of 28. She was, successively, a member of the Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland
Poland
and Lithuania (SDKPiL), the Social Democratic Party of Germany
Germany
(SPD), the Independent Social Democratic Party (USPD), and the Communist Party of Germany
Communist Party of Germany
(KPD). In 1915, after the SPD supported German involvement in World War I, she and Karl Liebknecht
Karl Liebknecht
co-founded the anti-war Spartacus
Spartacus
League (Spartakusbund), which eventually became the KPD
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Les Fausses Confidences
Les Fausses Confidences
Les Fausses Confidences
is a three-act comedy in prose by the French playwright Pierre de Carlet de Chamberlain de Marivaux. It was first performed on the 16 March 1737 by the actors of the Comédie Italienne at the Hotel de Bourgogne, Paris. This play explores the idea of deceiving someone in order to make them fall in love, a theme which has always been popular with playwrights and which had figured in several of Marivaux’s earlier plays. Despite its well-devised plot, likeable characters and interesting comic situations, this play did not at first receive the success it merited
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Pierre De Marivaux
Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (4 February 1688 – 12 February 1763), commonly referred to as Marivaux, was a French novelist and dramatist.[1][2] He is considered one of the most important French playwrights of the 18th century, writing numerous comedies for the Comédie-Française and the Comédie-Italienne
Comédie-Italienne
of Paris. His most important works are Le Triomphe de l'amour, Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard
Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard
and Les Fausses Confidences
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Molly Bloom
Molly Bloom is a fictional character in the novel Ulysses by James Joyce. The wife of main character Leopold Bloom, she roughly corresponds to Penelope in the Odyssey. The major difference between Molly and Penelope is that while Penelope is eternally faithful, Molly is not. Molly is having an affair with Hugh 'Blazes' Boylan. Molly, whose given name is Marion, was born in Gibraltar on 8 September 1870, the daughter of Major Tweedy, an Irish military officer, and Lunita Laredo, a Gibraltarian of Spanish descent. Molly and Leopold were married on 8 October 1888. She is the mother of Milly Bloom, who, at the age of 15, has left home to study photography. She is also the mother of Rudy Bloom, who died at the age of 11 days
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Auguste Villiers De L'Isle-Adam
Jean-Marie-Mathias-Philippe-Auguste, comte de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam[1] (7 November 1838 – 19 August 1889) was a French symbolist writer.Contents1 Life 2 Writings 3 Works 4 Notes 5 Sources 6 External linksLife[edit] Villiers de l'Isle-Adam was born in Saint-Brieuc, Brittany, to a distinguished aristocratic family. His parents, Marquis Joseph-Toussaint and Marie-Francoise (née Le Nepvou de Carfort) were not financially secure and were supported by Marie's aunt, Mademoiselle de Kerinou. In attempt to gain wealth, L'Isle-Adam's father the Marquis, began an obsessive search for the lost treasure of the Knights of Malta, formerly known as the Knights Hospitaller, of which (Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, a family ancestor, was the 16th-century Grand Master of the order. The treasure had reputedly been buried near Quintin during the French Revolution
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Véronique Olmi
Véronique Olmi
Véronique Olmi
(born 1962, Nice) is a French playwright and novelist. She won the Prix Alain-Fournier emerging artist award for her 2001 novella Bord de Mer. It has since been translated into several European languages
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Michèle Rosier
Michèle Lazareff Rosier (French pronunciation: ​[miʃɛl ʁozje]; 3 June 1930 – 2 April 2017)[1][2] was a French fashion journalist and designer who founded the V de V sportswear label. In addition to this, she worked as a film director and screenwriter since 1973.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Journalism 3 Fashion 4 Films4.1 As producer, director & writer 4.2 As director & writer 4.3 Director only 4.4 Television documentaries5 References 6 BiographyEarly life and education[edit] Born Michèle Lazareff in 1930, her parents were the journalist Hélène Gordon-Lazareff (1909–1988) and her first husband. Michèle was then adopted by Pierre Lazareff (1907–1972), with whom Gordon-Lazareff remarried
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Catherine Breillat
Catherine Breillat (French: [bʁɛja]; born 13 July 1948) is a French filmmaker, novelist and Professor of Auteur Cinema at the European Graduate School.[1] She has often courted controversy with her films' frank treatment of sexual themes. For example, her 1976 debut film, A Real Young Girl, was not released in theaters until 2000.Contents1 Life and career 2 Filmography 3 Stage plays 4 Bibliography 5 References 6 External linksLife and career[edit] Breillat was born in Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, but grew up in Niort. She decided to become a writer and director at the age of twelve after watching Ingmar Bergman's Gycklarnas afton, believing she had found her "fictional body" in Harriet Andersson's character, Anna.[2] She started her career after studying acting at Yves Furet's "Studio d'Entraînement de l'Acteur" in Paris together with her sister, actress Marie-Hélène Breillat (born 2 June 1947) in 1967
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Alain Tanner
Alain Tanner
Alain Tanner
(born 6 December 1929) is a Swiss film director.Contents1 Early years and education 2 Film career 3 Filmography 4 References 5 External linksEarly years and education[edit] Tanner studied economics at the University of Geneva. In 1951, he joined the film club which Claude Goretta had recently established at the university
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Dennis Berry (director)
Dennis Charles Berry (born August 11, 1944) is an American film director, actor and screenwriter.[1] Berry was born in Hollywood. He is the son of director John Berry. Selected filmography[edit] La Collectionneuse
La Collectionneuse
(actor, 1967) Paulina Is Leaving
Paulina Is Leaving
– Paulina s'en va (actor, 1969) Promise at Dawn
Promise at Dawn
(actor, 1970) Borsalino (actor, 1970) The Big Delirium (director, 1975) Last Song (1987) Chloé (director, 1996) Highlander: The Raven (director, 1998) Adventure Inc.
Adventure Inc.
(director 2 episodes, 2003) Mata Hari (director, 2016 TV series)[2][3]References[edit]^ "Dennis Berry". The New York Times. Archived from the original on September 16, 2010
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