Dassin, Jules

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Dassin, (Julius) Jules

(1911–  ) movie director; born in Middletown, Conn. (husband of Melina Mercouri). Beginning as a short subject director, he then made slice-of-life features such as The Naked City (1948). Forced into exile by the McCarthy witch hunt of the early 1950s, he directed such films as Rififi (1955) and Never on Sunday (1960).
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As an actress she achieved international stardom with a number of features directed by the American director Jules Dassin, whom she married and collaborated with on nine films.
Giunto poco oltre i settant'anni, uno dei monumenti del nostro cinema si abbandona a un impronosticabile bigottismo: a suo giudizio, i giovani criminali di Jules Dassin, la conturbante ragazzina di Nabokov e Kubrick, il Pasolini di Salo hanno malamente inciso sulla societa, ne hanno traviato i costumi, hanno corrotto le nuove generazioni, inquinato gli animi di navigati cineasti facendone emblemi di un'arte ormai incline al piu volgare prossenetismo (Carbone 1; Casazza 8).
Prime focuses primarily on the careers of Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson, Joseph Losey, John Berry, and Jules Dassin, concluding: "As Hollywood-trained, European-based professionals, they critically and materially facilitated the transatlantic economic and artistic exchange that had become a fundamental component of American and European film culture by the mid-1960s" (180).
There are the films on Harry Caine's shelves: Fritz Lang, Jules Dassin, Fanny & Alexander, Eight and a Half.
Adorno, Brecht, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Clurman, Jules Dassin, William Dieterle, Max Horkheimer, Herb Kline, Fritz Lang, Odets, Max Reinhardt, Jean Renoir, and Schoenberg.
Directed by exiled US film-maker Jules Dassin, the film stars Jean Servais as ageing gangster Tony le Stphanois, with Carl M|hner, Robert Manuel and Dassin himself in supporting roles.
faz entre o mito de Fedra e as circunstancias da vida (e da morte, por suicidio) de duas das escritoras que o revisitaram, Marina Cvetaeva e Sarah Kane, ou as similitudes sublinhadas entre realidades contemporaneas e as linhas narrativas do mito, como acontece na leitura de Sarah Kane (a familia real que retrata em Phaedra's love decalca a frieza e a decadencia vivida no palacio de Buckingham) ou de Margarita Liberaki (o seu guiao para o filme de Jules Dassin e para a representacao de Melina Mercouri evoca de modo evidente as circunstancias politicas e sociais da Grecia de meados do sec.
At the end of the 1948 film noir murder mystery, "The Naked City," directed by Jules Dassin and filmed on the streets of New York City, the narrator declares "There are 8 million stories in the Naked City; this has been one of them.
Never on Sunday (1960), 89 min, directed by Jules Dassin (in English with Greek subtitles)
You are talking about Jean Renoir, Fritz Lang, Jules Dassin, Douglas Sirk.
ATHENS: Jules Dassin, the American who directed the film Never on Sunday' and was married to the late Greek actress and culture minister Melina Mercouri, died in an Athens hospital after a short illness on Monday aged 96.
ATHENS -- Jules Dassin, the American who directed the film "Never on Sunday" and was married to the late Greek actress and culture minister Melina Mercouri, died in an Athens hospital after a short illness on Monday aged 96.