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Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier
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Wim Wenders Alongside filmmaking, Wenders works with the medium of photography, emphasizing images of desolate landscapes.[1][2] Early life[edit] Wenders was born in Düsseldorf into a traditional Catholic family. Set on making his obsession also his life's work, Wenders returned to Germany in 1967 to work in the Düsseldorf office of United Artists. Career[edit] Wenders' book, Emotion Pictures, a collection of diary essays written while a film student, was adapted and broadcast as a series of plays on BBC Radio 3, featuring Peter Capaldi as Wenders, with Gina McKee, Saskia Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Harry Dean Stanton and Ricky Tomlinson, dramatised by Neil Cargill. Wenders was collaborating with artist/journalist and longtime friend Melinda Camber Porter on a documentary feature about his body of work, Wim Wenders - Visions on Film, when Porter passed away - the film remains incomplete. Wenders is a member of the advisory board of World Cinema Foundation. Photography[edit] Selected exhibitions[edit]

As The World Ends, A Certain 'Melancholia' Sets In hide captionA bride (Kirsten Dunst, with Alexander Skarsgard and Charlotte Gainsbourg) battles depression — and the possible end of the world — in Melancholia. Magnolia Pictures A bride (Kirsten Dunst, with Alexander Skarsgard and Charlotte Gainsbourg) battles depression — and the possible end of the world — in Melancholia. Melancholia Director: Lars von Trier Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi Running Time: 136 minutes Rated R; for some graphic nudity, sexuality content and language With: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Kiefer Sutherland (Recommended) Note: Contains language some may find offensive. Metaphors don't come balder than the one at the center of Lars von Trier's Melancholia. That prelude features birds dropping from the sky, Dunst in a wedding dress amid leaves and tendrils as if merging with the doomed planet, and other inexplicable but unnerving images. This part of Melancholia is like one of those nightmares in which time stretches maddeningly out.

Three Kings Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera. Three Kings è un film del 1999 diretto da David O. Russell, ambientato durante la guerra del Golfo. Trama[modifica | modifica sorgente] La trama ruota intorno ad un gruppo di quattro soldati americani guidati dal maggiore delle Forze Speciali Archie Gates che tentano di rubare una partita di lingotti d'oro provenienti dal Kuwait e custoditi nei bunker iracheni. Durante il loro viaggio verranno coinvolti nella guerriglia che un gruppo di ribelli disperati e male armati conduce contro la dittatura di Saddam Hussein. Curiosità[modifica | modifica sorgente] Suscitò scalpore, poco prima dell'uscita del film nelle sale, una dichiarazione del regista David O. Note[modifica | modifica sorgente] ^ (EN) Clooney corpse report denied, bbc.co.uk. Altri progetti[modifica | modifica sorgente] Wikiquote contiene citazioni di o su Three Kings Collegamenti esterni[modifica | modifica sorgente]

Can science prove Tarantino is the best director in the world? Journalist and film critic, Charlie Gates designed a scientific formula to determine the best film director in the world. So far he’s tested Oliver Stone, Tim Burton and Quentin Tarantino. Gates calls this the Picture Palace Auteur Meter, or PPAM for short. Granted, his formula includes some personal opinions so we’re not sure how “scientific” this really is but it’s still a fun take on the ongoing debate. Here’s the formula: Gates breaks it all down for us by feeding Tarantino into his numbers machine. 2012 Django Unchained – 2009 Inglourious Basterds – 2007 Death Proof – 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 – 1997 Jackie Brown – 1994 Pulp Fiction – 1992 Reservoir DogsThat is eight films in 20 years, not very prolific. So, here is the PPAM Index so far:The PPAM Index1. To follow more of Gates’s PPAM, track him on The Picture Palace. Feel the sudden urge to watch QT’s filmography that includes hours of bonus material? And don’t forget to wish QT a Happy 50th Birthday.

Vincenzo Natali Early life[edit] Natali was born in Detroit, Michigan, to a nursery school teacher/painter mother and a photographer father.[1] He is of Italian and English descent.[1] He moved to Toronto, along with his family, at the age of one. During his time in high school, Natali befriended British-born Canadian actor David Hewlett who has appeared in the majority of films that Natali has directed. Natali also attended the film programme at Ryerson University. Career[edit] Filmography[edit] References[edit] External links[edit]

Kirsten Dunst: Expressing Something Blue In Melancholia hide captionSomething New: As the world changes, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) starts to experience otherworldly phenomena. Magnolia Pictures Something New: As the world changes, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) starts to experience otherworldly phenomena. Lars von Trier's Melancholia stars Kirsten Dunst as a depressed woman on her wedding day, just before the end of the world. When it looks like Melancholia is going to destroy the planet, everyone around Dunst's character Justine panics. "Lars would always say to me, 'I think that Justine has strength at the end because when you're depressed, you're numb and you're fearless to major tragedy," explains Dunst. Melancholia premiered at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, where Dunst received the festival's award for Best Actress. "It's almost painful just to hear it especially because we're on the radio and he's a friend of mine," says Dunst. Dunst remembers trying to intervene at the press conference to stop von Trier, she says. Early Career

Ewan McGregor Early life[edit] Born in the Royal Infirmary in Perth, Scotland, McGregor was brought up in the nearby small town of Crieff, where he attended the independent Morrison's Academy. His mother, Carole Diane (née Lawson), is a teacher and school administrator, and his father, James Charles Stewart "Jim" McGregor, is a physical education teacher.[2][3] He has an older brother, Colin, who is a former Tornado GR4 pilot in the Royal Air Force.[4] He is the nephew of actor Denis Lawson and actress Sheila Gish, and the step-cousin of actress Lou Gish.[5] McGregor studied drama at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.[5] Career[edit] Film and television[edit] In 2012, he was named as a member of the Jury for the Main Competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.[22] At the San Sebastián International Film Festival, he was awarded the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award and became the youngest recipient of the award.[23] Theatre[edit] Motorcycle journeys[edit] Personal life[edit] Filmography[edit]

250 Best Movies of All Time Map Click the image above to view the full size map. Vodkaster made this cool subway map of 250 of the best films according to IMDb and we broke it down to share where our films fell into place. Enjoy! Life is Beautiful is on the comedy line, one stop between The Great Dictator and Life of Brian. Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs are on a Gangster road between Crime/Mystery and Masterpiece. Kill Bill is on the stop after The Bourne Ultimatum on the action train. There Will Be Blood lies on the Adventure line between The Wages of Fear and The Wizard of Oz. Sin City is one of the first of its kind. No Country For Old Men lies at the intersection of Thriller/Horror/Monster and Gangster. City of God lies on the road of World/Adventure. Trainspotting lies on the road between Requiem for a Dream and Momento. Good Will Hunting is on the Romance line between His Girl Friday and The Philadelphia Story.

Nanni Moretti Giovanni "Nanni" Moretti (born 19 August 1953) is an Italian film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. The Palme d'Or winner in 2001, in 2012 he was the President of the Jury at the Cannes Film Festival.[1] Life and work[edit] In 1976, Giovanni's first feature film Io sono un autarchico (I am Self-Sufficient) was released. In 1978 he produced the movie Ecce Bombo, which tells the story of a student having problems with his entourage. It was screened at the Cannes Festival. He is not religious. Films directed by Moretti[edit] Films in which Moretti acted[edit] Awards[edit] Further reading[edit] I Shot Andy Warhol I Shot Andy Warhol is a 1996 independent film about the life of Valerie Solanas and her relationship with Andy Warhol. The movie marked the debut of Canadian director Mary Harron. The film stars Lili Taylor as Valerie, Jared Harris as Andy Warhol and Martha Plimpton as Valerie's friend Stevie. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.[2] Plot[edit] The film opens with a flashforward to moments after the shooting. Meanwhile, Valerie also meets Maurice Girodias (Lothaire Bluteau), the publisher of Olympia Press. Cast[edit] Background[edit] Initially intended as a BBC documentary, the film was directed by Mary Harron who also co-wrote the screenplay with Daniel Minahan. Dr. Many people who knew Solanas and Warhol tried to rationalize the shooting. Reception[edit] Awards and nominations[edit] Wins Nominations Home media[edit] I Shot Andy Warhol was released on Region 1 DVD on January 23, 2001. Soundtrack[edit] References[edit] Notes Bibliography

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