Countess Beata Tyszkiewicz is a Polish actress and TV personality. She has worked with leading directors such as Agnieszka Holland, Krzysztof Zanussi, André Delvaux, Tyszkiewicz has appeared in more than a hundred films. Her debut was in Zemsta in 1956, in 1968 she was cast in The Doll, directed by Wojciech Has. The Doll was adapted from the Polish novel, Lalka by Boleslaw Prus, in 1971 she was a member of the jury at the 7th Moscow International Film Festival. In 1995 she was awarded with an Honorable Diploma at the 19th Moscow International Film Festival, in 1997 she was a member of the jury at the 20th Moscow International Film Festival. She is a member on Polands Dancing with the Stars. Tyszkiewicz is sometimes referred to as the First lady of Polish cinema and she has aristocratic roots, being the daughter of Count Krzysztof Maria Tyszkiewicz and Barbara Rechowicz of the Leliwa coat of arms. She has two daughters, Karolina Wajda, and Wiktoria Padlewska, who is an actress, in 1998 she received her star on Aleja Gwiazd in Łódź.
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The Turkish Passion
The Turkish Passion is a 1994 Spanish film and directed by Vicente Aranda adapted from a popular novel by Antonio Gala. It stars Ana Belén and Georges Corraface, the film is an erotic drama, an exploration of female sexual desire. Highly controversial, La pasión turca continues Spanish director Arandas fascination with the side of love. The film became one of Spains highest grossing films of the 90s, Desideria Desi Oliván, a well to do woman from Ávila, Spain, is getting married to Ramiro, a handsome young man from a solid background and promising future. The couple settle into a comfortable life. Ramiro is an attentive but not very passionate husband and after five years of marriage, during Ramiro’s birthday party, her husband and two more couples, decide to travel together to Turkey. While the group is in Istanbul Desi is smitten by the handsome Turkish guide, unable to put brake to her passion, Desi begins a passionate affair with Yaman. They have sex in the bus and from on Desideria takes advantage of every opportunity during the trip to escape into the arms of her lover.
For the first time in her life, she find sexual fulfillment, after two weeks, the trip is over. Yet, Yaman vows to love his Spanish worshiper forever and the two part ways, upon her return home, Desi can hardly concentrate, her thoughts are with Yaman. Her calm marital life has nothing in common with the passion she found with her Turkish lover. She tries to him, but fails on her efforts. After a regular trip to the doctor, she learns that she is pregnant, yet, it is not her husbands child, he is sterile. Desi is adamant to keep the baby in spite of her husband protest, Ramiro knows that he cannot be the father. She offers to him, but Ramiro agrees to support the child. Desi’s son does not live long, the dies of high fever. After the funeral, grieve stricken, Desi flees for Istanbul looking to forget the drama she is leaving behind, once in Turkey, she starts to search for Yaman, and she finds him in Capadocia. Yaman is happy to see her again and together they settle in his modest home in Istanbul and they renew their torrid affair and are happy for sometime
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Klaus Maria Brandauer is an Austrian actor, film director, and professor at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna. Brandauer was born as Klaus Georg Steng in Bad Aussee, Austria and he is the son of Maria Brandauer and Georg Steng, a civil servant. He subsequently took his mothers name as part of his professional name. Brandauer began acting on stage in 1962, after working in national theatre and television, he made his film debut in English in 1972, in Ingo Premingers Saltzburg Connection. In 1975 he played in Derrick – in Season 2, Episode 8 called Pfandhaus and his starring and award-winning role in István Szabós Mephisto playing a self-absorbed actor, launched his international career. Following his role in Mephisto, Brandauer appeared as Maximillian Largo in Never Say Never Again, roger Ebert said of his performance, For one thing, theres more of a human element in the movie, and it comes from Klaus Maria Brandauer, as Largo. Brandauer is an actor, and he chooses not to play the villain as a cliché.
Instead, he brings a certain poignancy and charm to Largo, and since Connery always has been a particularly human James Bond, the emotional stakes are more convincing this time. He starred in Out of Africa, opposite Meryl Streep and Robert Redford, for which he was nominated for an Oscar and won a Golden Globe, in 1987, he was the Head of the Jury at the 37th Berlin International Film Festival. In 1988 he appeared in Hanussen opposite Erland Josephson and Ildikó Bánsági, Brandauer was originally cast as Marko Ramius in The Hunt for Red October. That role eventually went to Oscar nominee Sean Connery, who played James Bond to Brandauers Largo in Never Say Never Again and he co-starred with Connery again in The Russia House. Brandauer directed his first film in 1989, Georg Elser – Einer aus Deutschland and his other film roles have been in The Lightship, Streets of Gold, Burning Secret, The Russia House, White Fang, Becoming Colette, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, and Everymans Feast. In 1989 he participated in the great film for the bicentennial of the French Revolution by the French television channel TF1, La Révolution française.
In August 2006, Brandauers much-awaited production of The Threepenny Opera gained a mixed reception, Brandauer has at least a working knowledge of five languages, Italian, Hungarian and French and has acted in each. His first wife was Karin Katharina Müller, an Austrian film and television director and screenwriter, from 1963 until her death in 1992, aged 47, both were teenagers when they married, in 1963. Brandauer married Natalie Krenn in 2007
Richard Tiffany Gere is an American actor and humanitarian activist. He began acting in the 1970s, playing a role in Looking for Mr. Goodbar. He came to prominence in 1980 for his role in the film American Gigolo, which established him as a leading man, Gere was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Doris Ann, was a housewife and his father, Homer George Gere, was an insurance agent for the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, and had originally intended to become a minister. Gere is their eldest son and second child and his paternal great-grandfather had changed the spelling of the surname from Geer. Both of his parents were Mayflower descendants, Geres ancestors include Pilgrims Francis Eaton, John Billington, George Soule, Richard Warren, Degory Priest, Francis Cooke and William Brewster. In 1967, Gere graduated from North Syracuse Central High School and he attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years.
Gere first worked professionally at the Seattle Repertory Theatre and Provincetown Playhouse on Cape Cod in 1971 and his first major acting role was in the original London stage version of Grease in 1973. He began appearing in Hollywood films in the mid-1970s, originally cast in a starring role in The Lords of Flatbush, he was replaced after fighting with another star of the film, Sylvester Stallone. He played a small but memorable part in Looking for Mr. Goodbar and starred in the director Terrence Malicks well-reviewed 1978 film, Days of Heaven. Gere was one of the first notable Hollywood actors to play a gay character, Gere won a Theatre World Award for his performance. Gere experienced several box office failures after 1982, but his career rebounded with the releases of Internal Affairs and he starred in several successful films throughout the 1990s, including Sommersby, Primal Fear and Runaway Bride. He took a role in the 1997 action movie The Jackal. Geres 2004 ballroom dancing drama Shall We Dance. was a performer that grossed $170 million worldwide.
His next film, the 2005 adapted novel Bee Season, was a commercial failure, in 2008, Gere co-starred with Diane Lane in the romantic drama Nights in Rodanthe. The film was panned by critics, but grossed over $84 million worldwide. Later in his career, Gere was honored twice for his lifetime achievement, regarding his 2012 performance in Arbitrage, Lou Lumenick of the New York Post said Richard Gere gives the best performance of his career. He received an award from the 34th Cairo International Film Festival in December 2010, Gere had a relationship with actress Penelope Milford from 1971 to 1978
Moscow International Film Festival
Moscow International Film Festival, is the film festival first held in Moscow in 1935 and became regular since 1959. From its inception to 1959 it was held every year in July. The festival has been held annually since 1995, the festivals top prize is the statue of Saint George slaying the dragon, as represented on the Coat of Arms of Moscow. Nikita Mikhalkov has been the president since 2000. Over the years the Stanislavsky Award—I Believe, in 2012 this prize was awarded to French actress Catherine Deneuve. In 2012 the jury was headed by the Brazilian director Hector Babenco, the Perspectives Jury was chaired by the filmmaker Marina Razbezhkina. The program director of the Festival is Kirill Razlogov, the White Bird Marked with Black 1973 – That Sweet Word, Liberty
A Last Note
A Last Note is a 1995 Japanese film directed by Kaneto Shindo. It was chosen as Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony, a retired actress, played by Haruko Sugimura, visits her summer home. Her husband, played by Masahiko Tsugawa, has recently died and her friends Tomie, another retired actress, and her husband Fujihachiro visit the summer home as well as Toyoko. Tomie is senile and can hold a conversation or remember her friends names. An escaped prisoner with a pistol invades the house and demands food from the women at gunpoint, Tomie grabs his pistol, and he is captured by police. The prisoner turns out to have been a patient who had attacked residents of an old peoples home driven mad by their incessant playing of a croquet-like game called gateball. The ladies receive a reward for helping to capture the prisoner and her husband leave the summer house. Yoko gets Toyoko to confess that Toyoko had an affair with Yokos husband, Toyoko tells Yoko that Akemi, her daughter, is the daughter of Yokos husband.
Akemi, who brings groceries to the house, is getting married. The two elderly women visit the ceremony and watch various traditional stylized costumed dances of sexual rituals. A visitor to the house, played by Mitsuko Baisho, informs Yoko and Toyoko that Tomie, the husband withdrew all his money from his post office savings and spent it on a luxury stay at a hotel before drowning himself and Tomie by walking into the ocean. Yoko and Toyoko retrace their final steps, during the trip, they are reconciled and Yoko decides to try to continue her acting work. The film won the awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay and it was nominated for Best Editing. It was entered into the 19th Moscow International Film Festival, gogo no Yuigon-jo at the Internet Movie Database A Last Note at AllMovie 午後の遺言状