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Florinda Bolkan
Florinda Bolkan
(born Florinda Soares Bulcão; 15 February 1941) is a retired Brazilian actress and model.[1]

Contents

1 Biography 2 Filmography

2.1 Film 2.2 Television

3 Awards and nominations 4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] She was born in Uruburetama
Uruburetama
and lived in Fortaleza
Fortaleza
and Rio de Janeiro until she moved to Italy. A former flight inspector for Brazilian international carrier Varig, she became fluent in English, Italian and French. Bulcão moved to Italy
Italy
in 1968 after being discovered by the film director Luchino Visconti. She changed her name to Florinda Bolkan because she thought it would be more comfortable for international audiences.[citation needed] Bolkan acted with the Beatle
Beatle
Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr
in her first film, Candy. She worked in more than forty films, mainly in Italy. She was directed by Vittorio de Sica
Vittorio de Sica
in Una Breve Vacanza.[2] Under Elio Petri's direction, she made Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion. Enrico Maria Salerno directed her in Anonimo Veneziano. She worked with Jean-Louis Trintignant, John Cassavetes, and Annie Girardot. Like Sophia Loren, Claudia Cardinale
Claudia Cardinale
and Monica Vitti, she also won the David di Donatello
David di Donatello
award three times, the Italian equivalent of the Academy Award
Academy Award
in Hollywood. When De Sica cast her in Una Breve Vacanza, the film that introduced her to North America, he said: "I chose you because your eyes have known hunger." She replied: "Those born in Ceará
Ceará
bring within themselves a strong and hard share of the real thing."[citation needed] For 20 years, Bolkan was the life partner of Countess Marina Cicogna,[3] producer of Una Breve Vacanza.[1]. In 2000, Bolkan debuted as director in the Brazilian film Eu Não Conhecia Tururu. Besides directing, she also plays a major character in the film.[4] She continues to act in European films, mostly Italian films. Model Sônia Ribeiro, Bolkan's sister, married Willy Bogner Jr.
Willy Bogner Jr.
in 1972. Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Title Year Role Notes

Candy

1968

Lolita

Una ragazza piuttosto complicata

1969

Greta International title: "A Complicated Girl" David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Award for Best Performance

Gli intoccabili Joni Amado International title: "Machine Gun McCain"

Metti, una sera a cena Nina David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Award for Best Performance

Le voleur de crimes Florinda International title: "Crime Thief"

Un detective Vera Fontana International title: "Detective Belli"

La caduta degli dei (Götterdämmerung) Olga International title: "The Damned"

Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto

1970

Augusta Terzi International title: "Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion"

Mafia Connection Rossana Sciortino

Anonimo veneziano Valeria International title: "The Anonymous Venetian" David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Award for Best Actress

Una stagione all'inferno Gennet

The Last Valley

1971

Erica

Una lucertola con la pelle di donna Carol Hammond International title: "A Lizard in a Woman's Skin"

Incontro Claudia Ridolfi International title: "Romance"

Le droit d'aimer

1972

Helena

Non si sevizia un paperino Maciara International title: "Don't Torture a Duckling"

Un uomo da rispettare Anna International title: "The Master Touch"

Cari genitori

1973

Giulia Bonanni International title: "Dear Parents" David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Award for Best Actress

Una breve vacanza Clara Mataro International title: "A Brief Vacation" Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress New York Film Critics Circle Awards (2nd Place)

Le mouton enragé

1974

Flora Danieli

Flavia, la monaca musulmana Flavia Gaetani International title: "Flavia the Heretic"

Le orme

1975

Alice Cespi International title: "Footprints on the Moon"

Royal Flash Lola Montez

Sarajevski atentat Sophie International title: "The Day That Shook the World"

Il comune senso del pudore

1976

Loredana Davoli

La settima donna

1978

Sister Cristina International title: "The Last House on the Beach"

Manaos

1979

Manuela Aranda

Habibi, amor mío

1981

Acqua e sapone

1983

Wilma Walsh International title: "Soap and Water"

Legati da tenera amicizia Adelaide

La gabbia

1985

Hélène International title: "The Trap"

Some Girls

1988

Mrs. D'Arc

Prisoner of Rio Stella

Portaritratto per signora

1989

Miliardi

1991

Margherita International title: "Millions"

Delitto passionale

1994

Julia Yancheva

L'ombre du pharaon

1995

Bela Donna

1998

Mãe Ana

Eu Não Conhecia Tururu

2000

Eleonora International title: "I Didn't Know Tururu" Also writer, producer & director Nominated – Golden Kikito Award for Best Film

Cattive inclinazioni

2003

Mirta Valenti International title: "Bad Inclination"

Television[edit]

Title Year Role Notes

Tod im November

1978

Walpurga Television film International title: "The Devil's Bed"

The Word Angela Monti Mini-series

La piovra

1984

Olga Camastra Mini-series; 6 episodes International title: "The Octopus"

Affari di famiglia

1986

Lina Benetti Television film

La piovra
La piovra
2 (it) Olga Camastra Mini-series; 6 episodes International title: "The Octopus 2"

A Rainha da Vida

1987

Antônia Fidalgo / Jurema Matos Television film

La trappola

1989

Television film

Mademoiselle Ardel

1990

Bianca di Falco Television film

Missione d'amore

1992

Helena Television film

Cherchez la femme

1993

Giovanna Bellocchi Television film

La voyageuse du soir La baronne Television film

La piovra
La piovra
7 (it)

1995

Olga Camastra Mini-series International title: "The Octopus 7"

L'ombra abitata Mme Labronsky Television film International title: "Shadow of a Kiss"

Alice auf der Flucht

1998

Elisabetta Mancini Mini-series

Ombre

1999

Kalantan Television film

Un bacio nel buio

2000

Aldina Television film

Incantesimo 5

2002

Corinne Grasso Television series

La notte breve

2005

Magistrato Television film

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Award / Category Nominated work Result

1969 David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Awards Golden Plate

Metti, una sera a cena

Won

Una ragazza piuttosto complicata

Won

1971 David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Award for Best Actress

Anonimo veneziano

Won

1973

Cari genitori

Won

1975 New York Film Critics Circle Awards New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress

Una breve vacanza

2nd Place

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress Won

2000 Gramado Film Festival Golden Kikito Award for Best Film

Eu Não Conhecia Tururu

Nominated

2002 Roseto First Work Festival Career Rose N/A Won

References[edit]

^ Biography for Florinda Bolkan, IMDb.com; retrieved 2 December 2011. ^ Movie Review Una Breve Vacanza (1973) New York Times, 10 February 1975. ^ Obituary for Countess Marina Cicogna; 31 October 2013; accessed 11 June 2014. ^ Araújo, Luís Edmundo. "Florinda filma o Ceará" (in Portuguese). Isto É Gente. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 

External links[edit]

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David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Award for Best Actress

1956–1980

Gina Lollobrigida
Gina Lollobrigida
(1956) Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
(1958) Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
(1959) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1961) Gina Lollobrigida
Gina Lollobrigida
/ Silvana Mangano
Silvana Mangano
(1963) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1964) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1965) Giulietta Masina
Giulietta Masina
(1966) Silvana Mangano
Silvana Mangano
(1967) Claudia Cardinale
Claudia Cardinale
(1968) Gina Lollobrigida
Gina Lollobrigida
/ Monica Vitti
Monica Vitti
(1969) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1970) Florinda Bolkan
Florinda Bolkan
/ Monica Vitti
Monica Vitti
(1971) Claudia Cardinale
Claudia Cardinale
(1972) Florinda Bolkan
Florinda Bolkan
/ Silvana Mangano
Silvana Mangano
(1973) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
/ Monica Vitti
Monica Vitti
(1974) Mariangela Melato
Mariangela Melato
(1975) Monica Vitti
Monica Vitti
(1976) Mariangela Melato
Mariangela Melato
(1977) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
/ Mariangela Melato
Mariangela Melato
(1978) Monica Vitti
Monica Vitti
(1979) Virna Lisi
Virna Lisi
(1980)

1981–2000

Valeria D'Obici
Valeria D'Obici
/ Mariangela Melato
Mariangela Melato
(1981) Eleonora Giorgi
Eleonora Giorgi
(1982) Giuliana De Sio
Giuliana De Sio
(1983) Lina Sastri
Lina Sastri
(1984) Lina Sastri
Lina Sastri
(1985) Ángela Molina
Ángela Molina
(1986) Liv Ullmann
Liv Ullmann
(1987) Yelena Safonova (1988) Stefania Sandrelli
Stefania Sandrelli
(1989) Elena Sofia Ricci
Elena Sofia Ricci
(1990) Margherita Buy
Margherita Buy
(1991) Giuliana De Sio
Giuliana De Sio
(1992) Antonella Ponziani
Antonella Ponziani
(1993) Asia Argento
Asia Argento
(1994) Anna Bonaiuto
Anna Bonaiuto
(1995) Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (1996) Asia Argento
Asia Argento
(1997) Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (1998) Margherita Buy
Margherita Buy
(1999) Licia Maglietta
Licia Maglietta
(2000)

2001–present

Laura Morante
Laura Morante
(2001) Marina Confalone (2002) Giovanna Mezzogiorno
Giovanna Mezzogiorno
(2003) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2004) Barbora Bobuľová
Barbora Bobuľová
(2005) Valeria Golino
Valeria Golino
(2006) Kseniya Rappoport
Kseniya Rappoport
(2007) Margherita Buy
Margherita Buy
(2008) Alba Rohrwacher
Alba Rohrwacher
(2009) Micaela Ramazzotti
Micaela Ramazzotti
(2010) Paola Cortellesi
Paola Cortellesi
(2011) Zhao Tao
Zhao Tao
(2012) Margherita Buy
Margherita Buy
(2013) Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (2014) Margherita Buy
Margherita Buy
(2015) Ilenia Pastorelli
Ilenia Pastorelli
(2016) Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (2017)

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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress

Florinda Bolkan
Florinda Bolkan
(1975) Liv Ullmann
Liv Ullmann
(1976) Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall
(1977) Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
(1978) Sally Field
Sally Field
(1979) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(1980) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1981) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1982) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1983) Kathleen Turner
Kathleen Turner
(1984) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1985) Sandrine Bonnaire
Sandrine Bonnaire
(1986) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
/ Sally Kirkland
Sally Kirkland
(1987) Christine Lahti
Christine Lahti
(1988) Andie MacDowell
Andie MacDowell
/ Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer
(1989) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1992) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1993) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1994) Elisabeth Shue
Elisabeth Shue
(1995) Brenda Blethyn
Brenda Blethyn
(1996) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(1997) Fernanda Montenegro
Fernanda Montenegro
/ Ally Sheedy
Ally Sheedy
(1998) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
(1999) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(2000) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(2001) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2002) Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
(2003) Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton
(2004) Vera Farmiga
Vera Farmiga
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard
(2007) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
(2008) Yolande Moreau
Yolande Moreau
(2009) Kim Hye-ja (2010) Yoon Jeong-hee (2011) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
/ Emmanuelle Riva
Emmanuelle Riva
(2012) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
/ Adèle Exarchopoulos
Adèle Exarchopoulos
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Charlotte Rampling
Charlotte Rampling
(2015) Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(2016) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
(2017)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 14694187 LCCN: nr2001006293 ISNI: 0000 0000 7824 409X GND: 1060468425 SUDOC: 088608565 BNF: cb13930044c (data) ICCU: ITICCUBVEV12

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