Tag: communist

Tina Modotti

(1896–1942) Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini Tina Modotti in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born August 16 (or August 17) 1896 Udine (Italia) Died January 5 1942 Mexico City (Mexico) Occupation Actress Art Model Photographer

Leon Trotsky

(1879–1940) Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Trotsky in Art: Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954) Autorretrato dedicado a León Trotsky 1937 National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington     Trotsky in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born November 7 1879…

Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne

(1734–1806) Nicolas-Edme Rétif Works: • L’Anti-Justine; ou, Les Delices de l’amour (French) • Contes de Restif de la Bretonne (French) Restif de la Bretonne in Film: La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni   Born October 23…

Isadora Duncan

(1877–1927) Angela Isadora Duncan Isadora in Film: Isadora 1968 Director: Karel Reisz Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, John Fraser   Born May 26 1877 San Francisco, CA (USA) Died September 14 1927 Nice (France) Cause of death Accident Buried Cimetière du Père Lachaise (Paris) Husband (1922-1925) Sergei…

Robert Rossen

(1908–1966) Filmography as Director: Alexander the Great 1956 Director: Robert Rossen Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March   Born March 16 1908 New York, NY (USA) Died February 18 1966 New York, NY (USA) Occupation Film director Producer Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards Directors Guild…

Mario Monicelli

(1915–2010) Filmography as Director: I nuovi mostri 1977 Directors: D. Risi, E. Scola, M. Monicelli Starring: Vittorio Gassman, Ornella Muti     Speriamo che sia femmina 1986 Director: Mario Monicelli Starring: Liv Ullmann, Catherine Deneuve     Filmography as Actor: Under the Tuscan Sun 2003 Director: Audrey Wells…

Mikis Theodorakis

(1925) Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης Filmography as Composer: Electra 1962 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Irene Papas, Giannis Fertis     Zorba the Greek 1964 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates     The Trojan Women 1971 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave  …

Pier Paolo Pasolini

(1922–1975) Filmography as Director: Edipo re 1967 Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini Starring: Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti     Medea 1969 Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini Starring: Maria Callas, Massimo Girotti     Filmography as Writer: Le notti di Cabiria 1957 Director: Federico Fellini Starring: Giulietta…

Pablo Picasso

(1881–1973) Pablo Ruiz Picasso The artist’s works: Yo 1901 John Hay Whitney Collection, New York Yo Picasso 1901 Private collection Bouteille de Porto et verre 1919 Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Femme allongée 1931 Museo de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires Cabeza…

Jean Renoir

(1894–1979) Filmography as Director: Nana 1926 Director: Jean Renoir Starring: Jean Angelo, Catherine Hessling     Madame Bovary 1934 Director: Jean Renoir Starring: Valentine Tessier, Pierre Renoir     Le Carrosse d’or 1952 Director: Jean Renoir Starring: Anna Magnani, Duncan Lamont     French Cancan…