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Mathilda May
Mathilda May
Mathilda May
(born Karin Haïm; 8 February 1965) is a French film actress.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 Further reading 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] May was born in Paris. Her father is playwright Victor Haïm, who is from a Greek- and Turkish-Jewish family. Her mother is the Swedish ballet teacher and choreographer Margareta Hanson.[1] At age 16 May won the "Premier Prix du Conservatoire de Danse de Paris" (First Prize of the Paris
Paris
Dance Conservatory). Career[edit] May's film work is primarily in French and made for the European market; she was the recipient of the Prix Romy Schneider in 1989. Non-French films she has appeared in include Lifeforce, Naked Tango (1991), Becoming Colette (1991) and The Tit and the Moon
The Tit and the Moon
(1994)
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Paris
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Paris
Paris
(French pronunciation: ​[paʁi] ( listen)) is the capital and most populous city in France, with an administrative-limits area of 105 square kilometres (41 square miles) and an official population of 2,206,488 (2015).[5] The city is a commune and department, and the heart of the 12,012-square-kilometre (4
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Claude Zidi
Claude Zidi (born 25 July 1934) is a French film director and screenwriter who is noted for his mainstream burlesque comedies. Born in Paris, he started as a cameraman and then cinematographer, and made his directorial and screenwriting debut in 1971
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Michel Blanc
Michel Blanc
Michel Blanc
(born 16 April 1952) is a French actor and director.[1] He is noted for his roles of losers and hypochondriacs
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Michel Deville
Michel Deville (born 13 April 1931) is a French film director and screenwriter. Deville started his filmmaking career in the late 1950s, paralleling the emergence of the French New Wave directors. He never achieved the level of critical and international recognition of some of his contemporaries such as François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard
and Claude Chabrol, possibly because of his more conventional filmmaking style. Nevertheless, his films, especially his comedies from the 1970s and 1980s, were popular in his native France.[citation needed] One of Deville's comedies, La Lectrice
La Lectrice
(The Reader) was probably his biggest success with international audiences. La Lectrice
La Lectrice
is about a woman (played by Miou-Miou), who finds work reading novels for the blind but gradually finds herself unwittingly attracting a clientele of fetishists who enjoyed being read to
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Celluloide
Celluloide
Celluloide
is a 1996 Italian film directed by Carlo Lizzani.[1] The screenplay is by Ugo Pirro[2] and is based on the novel of the same title by Pirro.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 References 4 External linksPlot[edit] The story revolves around the making of the Roberto Rosselini
Roberto Rosselini
film Rome, Open City.[1] Cast[edit] Giancarlo Giannini
Giancarlo Giannini
as Sergio Amidei Massimo Ghini
Massimo Ghini
as Roberto Rossellini Anna Falchi
Anna Falchi
as Maria Michi Lina Sastri
Lina Sastri
as Anna Magnani Massimo Dapporto
Massimo Dapporto
as Giuseppe Amato Antonello Fassari as Aldo Fabrizi Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken
as US Officer Rod Geiger Milva
Milva
as CountessReferences[edit]^ a b "Celluloide"
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Danny Huston
Daniel Sallis Huston (born May 14, 1962) is an American actor, writer, and director. Huston got his start directing Mr. North
Mr. North
starring Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum
Robert Mitchum
and his half-sister, Anjelica Huston. Later, Huston gave his breakthrough acting performance in the independent film Ivans Xtc
Ivans Xtc
and was nominated for Best Male Performance at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2003. His film credits include Birth opposite Nicole Kidman, Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator, for which the ensemble cast was nominated for a 2004 Screen Actors Guild Award, The Constant Gardener, for which he received the Golden Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance; Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette, Peter Berg’s The Kingdom, Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood and Sacha Gervasi’s Hitchcock
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Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Colette
Colette
(French: [kɔ.lɛt]; Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, 28 January 1873 – 3 August 1954) was a French novelist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature
Nobel Prize in Literature
in 1948.[1] Her best known work, the novella Gigi (1944), was the basis for the film and Lerner and Loewe stage production of the same name
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Werner Herzog
Werner Herzog[1] (German: [ˈvɛɐ̯nɐ ˈhɛɐ̯tsoːk]; born 5 September 1942) is a German screenwriter, film director, author, actor, and opera director. Herzog is a figure of the New German Cinema, along with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margarethe von Trotta, Volker Schlöndorff, Werner Schröter, and Wim Wenders. Herzog's films often feature ambitious protagonists with impossible dreams,[2] people with unique talents in obscure fields, or individuals who are in conflict with nature.[3] French filmmaker François Truffaut
François Truffaut
once called Herzog "the most important film director alive."[4] American film critic Roger Ebert said that Herzog "has never created a single film that is compromised, shameful, made for pragmatic reasons, or uninteresting
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Scream Of Stone
Scream
Scream
may refer to:Screaming, a loud vocalizationContents1 Amusement rides 2 Comics 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Other uses 6 See alsoAmusement rides[edit]Scream! (roller coaster), at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California Scream! (ride), a tower ride at Six Flags Fiesta Texas and Six Flags New England Scream
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Carlo Lizzani
Carlo Lizzani
Carlo Lizzani
(3 April 1922 – 5 October 2013)[1] was an Italian film director, screenwriter and critic. Born in Rome, after World War II
World War II
Lizzani worked as a scenarist on such films of as Roberto Rossellini's Germany Year Zero, Alberto Lattuada's The Mill on the Po
The Mill on the Po
(both 1948) and Giuseppe De Santis' Bitter Rice (1949), for which he received an Academy Award
Academy Award
nomination for Best Original Story. After directing documentaries, he debuted as a feature director with the admired World War II
World War II
drama Achtung! Banditi!
Achtung! Banditi!
(1951)
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Jacques Demy
Jacques Demy
Jacques Demy
(French: [ʒak dəmi]; 5 June 1931 – 27 October 1990) was a French director, lyricist, and screenwriter. He appeared in the wake of the French New Wave alongside contemporaries like Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard
and François Truffaut. Demy's films are celebrated for their sumptuous visual style. Demy's style drew upon such diverse sources as Classic Hollywood
Hollywood
musicals, the documentary realism of his New Wave colleagues, fairy-tales, jazz, Japanese manga, and the opera. His films contain overlapping continuity (i.e., characters cross over from film to film), lush musical scores (typically composed by Michel Legrand) and motifs like teenaged love, labor rights, incest, and the intersection between dreams and reality
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France
France
France
(French: [fʁɑ̃s]), officially the French Republic (French: République française [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛz]), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France
France
in western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.[XIII] The metropolitan area of France
France
extends from the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the English Channel
English Channel
and the North Sea, and from the Rhine
Rhine
to the Atlantic Ocean. The overseas territories include French Guiana
French Guiana
in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans
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Bertrand Van Effenterre
Bertrand Van Effenterre (born 2 March 1946) is a French film director, screenwriter and producer. His film Tumultes was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.[1] Selected filmography[edit] Mais où et donc Ornicar (1979) American Stories, Food, Family and Philosophy
American Stories, Food, Family and Philosophy
(1989) Tumultes (1990) A Common Thread
A Common Thread
(2004)References[edit]^ "Festival de Cannes: Tumultes". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 8 August 2009. External links[edit] Bertrand Van Effenterre on IMDbAuthority controlWorldCat Identities VIAF: 19867354 LCCN: no2017022069 ISNI: 0000 0000 0298 186X GND: 1062317289 SUDOC: 07771993X BNF: cb13900719g (data) SNAC: w67z038gThis article about a French film director is a stub
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Claude Chabrol
Claude Henri Jean Chabrol (French: [klod ʃabʁɔl]; 24 June 1930 – 12 September 2010) was a French film director and a member of the French New Wave (nouvelle vague) group of filmmakers who first came to prominence at the end of the 1950s. Like his colleagues and contemporaries Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Éric Rohmer
Éric Rohmer
and Jacques Rivette, Chabrol was a critic for the influential film magazine Cahiers du cinéma before beginning his career as a film maker. Chabrol's career began with Le Beau Serge (1958), inspired by Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt
Shadow of a Doubt
(1943). Thrillers became something of a trademark for Chabrol, with an approach characterized by a distanced objectivity
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Peter Duffell
Peter Duffell (July 10, 1922 − December 12, 2017)[1] was a British film and television director and screenwriter, born in Canterbury, England. The veteran British actor Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee
called Duffell Britain's "most under-rated director."[2]Contents1 Biography 2 Filmography 3 Memoirs 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Duffell was born in Canterbury, Kent
Kent
in 1922. He was the only son of a broken marriage, which resulted in his attending a variety of schools in Kent
Kent
and London, as his mother moved away to work and he was raised by his grandmother
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