June 30 – July 6 / Dominique Sanda Receives the Taormina Art Award at Final Ceremony
Dominique Sanda is at Taormina to pay a tribute to Bertolucci’s The Conformist. Fifty years later, the official poster of Taormina Film Fest reproduces a scene in the movie featuring Sanda and Stefania Sandrelli. Sanda has delivered a very interesting masterclass with Daniele Luchetti. Micol from The Garden of the Finzi-Contini and Anna from The Conformist have honored the memory of Bernardo Bertolucci, who passed away in November. Sicily, Sunday, July 7, 2019 (Paragraph 23), signed MA.Lo (María Lombardo).
Mythical Egeria of the seventh art, Dominique Sanda has worked under the greatest directors: Bertolucci, Visconti, de Sica and Risi from Italy; Demy, Bresson, Duras, Allio, Deville, Jacquot and Kassovitz from France, and John Huston and John Frankenheimer from the United States. This movie legend does us the honor of playing Alladine in our new production of Ariane and Bluebeard (Ariane et Barbe-Bleue) and will be hosting a reading event featuring passages from Maeterlinck’s masterpieces followed by a talk with Christophe Ghristi about her love for literature and poetry.
The event will take place at the Grand Foyer of the Capitol Theatre on Saturday, April 6, at 12:00 noon.
The Cinemateque de Toulouse will partake in this exceptional event with the screening of A Room in Town (Une Chambre en ville) by Jacques Demy (1982) on Thursday, April 11, at 9:00 p.m.
Within the framework of the celebrations of the French Culture Week, the City Council of Montevideo, Uruguay, organized a recognition ceremony to honor actress Dominique Sanda for her remarkable movie career at the amphitheater La Azotea de Haedo. The ambassador of France to Uruguay, Hugues Moret, and the mayor of Maldonado, Enrique Antia, among other authorities, were present at the event.
The film A Gentle Woman by Robert Bresson, with Dominique Sanda playing the main female character, was screened on the evening of Tuesday, January 22 (www.maldonadonoticias.com – Culture section – 23/01/2019).
WATERVILLE, June 7 2018 — The Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to renowned French actress Dominique Sanda at a special ceremony held at the Waterville Opera House during the 10-day MIFF Festival.
Best known for her role in the 1971 Academy Award-winning film Garden of the Finzi-Continis (Best Foreign Language Film), Dominique Sanda has enjoyed an unbelievable career, having worked with the industry’s most celebrated directors, including Viqorio de Sica (Garden of the Finzi-Continis), Bernardo Bertolucci (The Conformist and 1900), Robert Bresson (Une Femme Douce), and John Huston (The Mackintosh Man). Sanda will be present for virtually the entire festival.
While attending MIFF, Dominique Sanda will introduce eight of her most- esteemed films as part of MIFF’s Sanda retrospective over the course of the 10-day Festival: Une Femme Douce (1969); Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970), The Conformist (1970); The Mackintosh Man (1973); Steppenwolf (1974); The Inheritance (1976); Novecento/1900 [a new DCP restoration premiere] (1976); and Going Away (2013). (www.miff.org - June 7, 2018)
WATERVILLE — French actress Dominique Sanda has had dreams of traveling to Maine since 1987. At that time, she had been working on a recording of a book penned by Marguerite Yourcenar, a French writer and essayist, who lived on Mount Desert Island. She died in her house there in the same year. “Many times in my life I had thought I would love to see the house of Marguerite Yourcenar,” Sanda said. “I had the chance to meet her and I have good memories of that particular moment of my life.” (Emily Higginbotham- www.centralmaine.com - 15/07/2018)
The presence of Dominique Sanda at Sicilia Queer Filmfest to be held at Palermo has generated great expectation.
The unforgettable female protagonist in The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, The Conformist, The Makintoch Man and A Gentle Woman will be a guest at the Sicilia Queer Film Fest as part of the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the release of Noveccento by Bernardo Bertolucci.
Dominique Sanda, who presently lives in Uruguay, will be returning to Europe to participate in the Queer Filmfest. On this occasion, on June 3rd, at 10:30 a.m., she will be receiving the honorary citizenship of Palermo at the Palazzo delle Aquile.
To close the 10th festival Itineraire Baroque in Périgord vert at La Fabrique de Saint-Astier on sunday 31 of july 2011 at 4pm and 8pm will take place the King Arthur opera of HENRY PURCELL, subtitled The British Worthy or The Pious Breton, in semi theatre version.
Dominique Sanda will be the teller.
Ton Koopman will conduct the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and choir, the Choeur d'Enfants Dordogne-Périgueux and the singers solists Johannette Zomer, Iestyn Davies, Joost van der Linden and Benoît Arnould. Production, Jehan-François Boucher; choreography, Marike Koopman; scenery, André Dubreuil.
Contact : www.itinerairebaroque.com
From September 18th to October 29th 2009 will take place in Paris at the BON MARCHÉ RIVE GAUCHE, verrière second floor an exposition of film excerpts of GUY BOURDIN. The digital and edited version of the Cinefilms was made especially for this exhibition and stands as a fascinating document of Guy Bourdin's unique eye. A series of 15-clips, each offers another perspective of his visual and emotional search in the worlds of fashion and non-fashion; together they reveal the formal elements that recur throughout his work.
Between the clips projected, we will see for the first time images filmed with actress DOMINIQUE SANDA.
Invited at the 55th edition of the Taormina Film Fest by her director, Dominique Sanda has travel the past June from Buenos Aires to Sicilia, accompanied by her husband and her two dogs.
There was waiting for her a price to celebrate her artistic trajectory. In the night of Thursday 18 of June, the Director of the Festival, Mrs. Deborah Young received her with these words:
I have the great pleasure to invite you to receive our most important price, the Taormina Arte Award in recognition of your talent and your influence in the European and the world-wide cinema.
The price was remitted to her on stage at the Greek Theater of Taormina by Ari Folman, jury at the Festival