Yael Schacher


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  • 18 years ago

    Women is the soppy French-language version of Steel Magnolias, featuring five middle-aged femmes-one dying, all longing-and a beauty parlor. With a bouquet of lascivious lilies standing in for their slower southern sisters, Luís Galvã...

  • 18 years ago

    Cross Phil Collins, Paul Shaffer, and a heavy Italian accent, and you get Romeo Spera, a balding, buzzed, bespectacled musician, playing keyboard to the pseudo-poetic lyrics of Iris Blond. Actually, Romeo (director Carlo Verdone) looks better in t...

  • 18 years ago

    Forty years after escaping the sexual abuse of the local landowner and the disdain of her community, Paulina Cruz Suarez, a middle-aged Mexican maid, returns to her impoverished village, along with director Vicky Funari, to "make a film of her lif...

  • 18 years ago

    Phoebe Brand Joined the Group Theatre in 1931, where she worked with Stella Adler, Lee Strasberg, and Morris Carnovsky, whom she married in 1941. After moving to L.A. with Carnovsky, she taught the Method at the Actors Lab. Brand's name was first ...


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