Mai Zetterling
Actor, film director
Mai Zetterling
Mai Elisabeth Zetterling was a Swedish actress and film director.
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Κινηματογραφικές μεταφορές της τραγωδίας - Ριζοσπάστης
Google News - over 5 years
Στην «Κραυγή Γυναικών» (1978) του Ντασσέν συναντάμε και πάλι την Μελίνα Μερκούρη, που εδώ συνδιαλέγεται με την Ελεν Μπέρστιν. Τα «Κορίτσια» (1968) της Σουηδής Μάι Ζέτερλινγκ (Mai Zetterling) βασίζονται στη «Λυσιστράτη», ενώ πρωταγωνιστούν οι αγαπημένες
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New role for Swansea's former Central Library - WalesOnline
Google News - over 5 years
In 1962 Peter Sellers starred with Mai Zetterling there in Only Two Can Play, a movie about a bored librarian based on That Uncertain Feeling, a novel by Kingsley Amis who spent many years as an English lecturer at Swansea University
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Archie, Justin & Mai. - Svenska Dagbladet
Google News - almost 6 years
LONDON Okej, egentligen kanske jag borde uppmärksamma att både Archie Shepp och Mai Zetterling – om hon fortfarande hade varit med oss – fyller år idag men så hörde jag Bon Ivers Justin DeYarmond Edison Vernon framföra sorgliga Donny Hathaway- och
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Efemérides de espectáculos del 24 de mayo - SDP Noticias
Google News - almost 6 years
Nace la actriz, directora y productora de cine, guionista, documentalista y escritora sueca Mai Zetterling. Su primer largometraje "Los enamorados" lo realiza en 1964, y es nominado para la Palma de Oro del Festival de Cannes en 1965, en tanto que en
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Thorvalls sista önskan - Svenska Dagbladet
Google News - almost 6 years
Mai Zetterling. Liv Ullmann. Jack Lemmon. Om hon själv, Kerstin Hilma Margareta Thorvall, född den 12 augusti 1925, död den 9 april 2010, får ordet skulle hon kunna beskriva sig som i brevet hon en gång skrev till konstnären Jan Håfström. Efter att de
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What's On Today
NYTimes - about 6 years
8:15 P.M. (Sundance) SUMMER HOURS (2008) Charles Berling and Juliette Binoche play Frédéric and Adrienne, siblings who must decide what to do with their mother's charming country house and cherished art collection after her death. He wants to keep everything as is for the enjoyment of the next generation. She and another brother (Jérémie
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DVDS; Class Alliances And Ambition In Thatcher Time
NYTimes - over 6 years
The Long Good Friday When ''The Long Good Friday'' appeared in 1980, the substantial tradition of British film noir had been largely forgotten, buried beneath an avalanche of historical pageants and literary adaptations. But this vivid little film, with a star-making performance by Bob Hoskins as a London mobster who dreams of going legit, drew on
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Ingmar Bergman, Master Filmmaker, Dies at 89
NYTimes - over 9 years
Ingmar Bergman, the master filmmaker who found bleakness and despair as well as comedy and hope in his indelible explorations of the human condition, died yesterday at his home on the island of Faro, off the Baltic coast of Sweden. He was 89. His death was announced by the Ingmar Bergman Foundation. Mr. Bergman was widely considered one of the
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WHAT'S ON TONIGHT
NYTimes - over 9 years
8 P.M. (13) CRAFT IN AMERICA -- Three hourlong specials consider the significance of the craft movement in the United States and its impact on the nation's cultural heritage, starting with ''Memory,'' in which the basketmakers Mary Jackson, above, and Pat Courtney Gold; the woodworker Sam Maloof; and other artisans place their work within craft's
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Critic's Choice: New DVD's
NYTimes - over 10 years
Wanda Barbara Loden's 1970 film -- the only feature she directed, and a masterpiece -- had the bad luck to be doubly ahead of its time. Politically, it was guilty of premature post-feminism. The story about a youngish housewife (played by Ms. Loden) from Pennsylvania coal mining country who walks away from her husband and two children to take up
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David Hughes Is Dead at 74; Novelist, Critic and Teacher
NYTimes - almost 12 years
David Hughes, an English man of letters best known for exploring the individual's role in traumatic public events in his elegantly written novels, among them ''The Pork Butcher'' (Schocken, 1985) and ''The Joke of the Century'' (Taplinger, 1986), died on April 11. He was 74 and lived in London. His death was reported in the British news media. In
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Before Carnaby Street
NYTimes - almost 16 years
ON THE WING A Young American Abroad. By Nora Sayre. 208 pp. Washington: Counterpoint. $25. UNTIL recently, the 1950's seemed to inspire very little nostalgia, except among the religious right, rhythm and blues fans and aficionados of old cars -- none of which is likely to include many members of the intelligentsia. But now that the age of glitz and
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CRITIC'S CHOICE; The Director Emulated By Bergman
NYTimes - over 21 years
When Ingmar Bergman was a fledgling artist, he scribbled a story in a blue notebook. That schoolboy fiction, based on his torturous final year at school, became his first produced screenplay, "Torment," a 1944 film directed not by Mr. Bergman but by Alf Sjoberg. The young Bergman was thrilled to be in such hands. Though little known in the United
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Mai Zetterling, 68, Film Actress With a Second Career in Directing
NYTimes - almost 23 years
Mai Zetterling, the Swedish actress who went on to a career as one of Europe's busiest female film directors, died on Tuesday in London. She was 68 and had homes in London and in Banne, France. The cause was cancer, said her agent, Joyce Edwards. Ms. Zetterling was directing the film "The Woman Who Cleaned the World," which she had written, when
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Review/Film; Seeking Truths in Northern Ireland
NYTimes - over 26 years
As the camera sweeps over gorgeous green hills, it settles on the cramped, urban cluster of Belfast. There, at an exuberant loyalist parade, an I.R.A. sympathizer surreptitiously passes a tape to an American human-rights activist; the transaction turns out to be a death warrant. "Hidden Agenda," the English director Ken Loach's lucid political
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Review/Film; When the Ladies Take Off Their Wigs, Head for Home. Fast.
NYTimes - over 26 years
LEAD: ''The Witches'' resembles a brilliantly told bedtime story, though the teller of this children's tale may well be the slightly cracked relative who can't judge when scary stories become nightmares. This tale about a witches' plot to turn every child in England into a mouse is based on the novel by Roald Dahl, who does not write cuddly
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HOME VIDEO/NEW RELEASES; Eccentric Putterings
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: ONLY TWO CAN PLAY Starring Peter Sellers (in photo), Mai Zetterling, Richard Attenborough, Kenneth Griffiths, Virginia Maskell. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. RCA Columbia Pictures Home Video. 1962. 100 minutes. $69.95. ONLY TWO CAN PLAY Starring Peter Sellers (in photo), Mai Zetterling, Richard Attenborough, Kenneth Griffiths, Virginia Maskell.
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HOME VIDEO/NEW RELEASES; Girl Watching
NYTimes - almost 29 years
LEAD: ONLY TWO CAN PLAY Starring Peter Sellers (in photo, left), Mai Zetterling (in photo, right) and Richard Attenborough. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video. 106 minutes. $69.95. ONLY TWO CAN PLAY Starring Peter Sellers (in photo, left), Mai Zetterling (in photo, right) and Richard Attenborough. Directed by Sidney
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FILM: PORTRAIT OF DELINQUENCY
NYTimes - about 33 years
IN ''Scrubbers,'' her portrait of a British reformatory for delinquent young women, the director Mai Zetterling accomplishes at least one of her objectives: dramatizing this potentially lurid material without resorting to the usual forms of exploitation. If ''Scrubbers'' avoids tawdry sexism, though, it has a viciousness that comes close to being
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mai Zetterling
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1994
    Age 68
    She died in London, from cancer on 17 March 1994, at the age of 68, a year after her final role on television.
    More Details Hide Details Recently released documents at the National Archives in London show that she, a member of the Hollywood Left, was watched by British security agents as a suspected Communist. However, the UK never had a system along the lines of the American Hollywood Blacklist. A partial filmography as director: Actress
  • FIFTIES
  • 1985
    Age 59
    In her autobiography, All Those Tomorrows, published in 1985, Zetterling details love affairs with actor Herbert Lom and later Tyrone Power, with whom she lived from 1956 until early 1958.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1958
    Age 32
    From 1958 to 1976 she was married to British author David Hughes, who collaborated with her on her first films as director.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1944
    Age 18
    She was married to Norwegian actor Tutte Lemkow from 1944 to 1953.
    More Details Hide Details Lemkow and Zetterling have a daughter, Etienne and a son, Louis, who is professor of environmental sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
    Her breakthrough came in the 1944 film Torment written by Ingmar Bergman, in which she played a controversial role as a tormented shopgirl.
    More Details Hide Details Shortly afterwards she moved to England and gained instant success there with her title role in Basil Dearden's Frieda (1947) playing opposite David Farrar. After a brief return to Sweden in which she worked with Bergman again in his film Music in Darkness (1948), she returned to England and starred in a number of English films, playing against such leading men as Tyrone Power, Dirk Bogarde, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Richard Attenborough, Keenan Wynn, Stanley Baker, and Dennis Price. Some of her notable films as an actress include Quartet (1948), a film based on some of W. Somerset Maugham's short stories, The Romantic Age (1949) directed by Edmond T. Gréville, Only Two Can Play (1962) co-starring Peter Sellers and directed by Sidney Gilliat, and The Witches (1990), an adaptation of Roald Dahl's book directed by Nicolas Roeg. Having gained a reputation as a sex symbol in dramas and thrillers, she was equally effective in comedies, and also was very active in British television in the 50s and 60s.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1925
    Born
    Born on May 24, 1925.
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