The film was restored and rereleased by demys widow, french filmmaker agnes varda. They released their first album, the strengththe soundthe songs, in 2005 and the follow up, rock the rebelmetal the devil, was released in denmark on february 19, 2007, and in the rest of europe on february 26, 2007. The story of the femme fataleconwoman lola montes montez is worth telling she did really exist and was by all accounts as outrageous and extravagant as the film will have you believe. Lola montes, at first glance, looks like it could have been made in the us it was the most expensive french film ever up to that point, but theres something more about it that puts it above what was going on across the atlantic at the time. Max ophulss final film, lola montes is at once a magnificent romantic melodrama, a meditation on the lurid fascination with celebrity, and a.
With conchita montenegro, mariano alcon, joaquin burgos, antonio calero. With the 2008 restoration that made the film the closest to ophuls original concept and vision, lola montes is mesmerizing. Find video, photos, forums, blogs and shop for some of the best movies ever made only at tcm. A novel based upon incidents in the life of lola montez. The last woman for whom max ophuls went behind the camera was lola montes. The film is absolutely worth seeing for all kinds of reasons. When lola montes failed so miserably with parisian audiences, the producers decided to recall all prints and despite ophulss protests, recut the film. The wonderful oskar werner as the erstwhile university student in max ophuls classic film, lola montes. Montez was the last role played by conchita montenegro, in the film lola montes 1944, with a moralizing script, directed by antonio roman. Ophulss final film, lola montes is at once a magnificent romantic melodrama, a meditation on the lurid fascination with celebrity, and a oneofakind movie. Revel in the beauty of max ophulss tragic romances the. To optimize your experience with your screen reading software, please use our website, which has the same tickets as our fandango. One which disappointed me when i first saw it, but to which ive returned time and again with pleasure and a growing respect.
The mood, the music, the remarkably fluid camera movement, the sets, the costumes. It portrays the life of the irish dancer and courtesan lola montez. Lola montez project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Le film lola and billy the kid 1999 vostfr film complet. Jun 20, 2017 arabic, basque, bulgarian, croatian, english, estonian, french, greek, hungarian, persian, portuguese brazil, romanian, serbian, spanish, turkish subtitles. The film is a colossal spectacle about colossal spectacles, and the extravagant palette, the cavernous sets, and the widescreen images in which ophuls entombs lola and carol contrast cruelly. Lola, a superproduction for postwar europe, was announced by the producers as the movie the world was waiting for, but was considered by wellmeaning critics as an avantgarde film, a term, ophuls had said years before, assumes a contempt for lola monteslola montez 27 the mass of spectators. Oskar werner in max ophuls lola montes 3 of 3 51dwa. Film lola montes en streaming vf gratuit complet hd 1955.
Jul 11, 2017 le film lola and billy the kid 1999 vostfr admin 20170711t03. Lola montes is in my unhumble opinion the greatest film of all time. Volbeat is a heavy metal band from denmark, founded in 2001. Film criticdirector francois truffaut the audience is expecting a cream cake, but instead it gets a punch in the stomach. Film letter from an unknown woman lola montes max ophuls metrograph. These are the amorous adventures of the beautiful lola montes, hispanic dancer who was lover to noblemen and kings in the turbulent european nineteenth century. Lola montez 182161, stage name of elizabeth rosanna gilbert, irishborn spanish dancer and courtesan. See more ideas about movie posters, film posters and cinema posters.
Lola montes, max ophuls last film, 6 was the first that he made in colour eastmancolor and cinemascope. Film critic andrew sarris there are films that demand undivided attention. Max ophuls explores the scandalous life of dancer and courtesan lola montes with a bittersweet empathy that turns. Max ophuls was such a director, and his lola montes has as much unity of tone as any film i can remember. Lola montes trailer 1955 the criterion collection youtube. Max ophuls explores the scandalous life of dancer and courtesan lola montes with a bittersweet empathy that turns melodrama into a tragic melancholy masterpiece. The film tells the tragic story of lola montes, a great adventurer who becomes the. But, overall, i find it is a film that seems more complete and successful than i first thought. Once, lola montes martine carol was a famous cabaret dancer and the lover of many of 19thcentury europes most prominent men. Lola montes 1955 is a historical romance film and the last completed film of germanborn director max ophuls. It is based on the life of the celebrated irish dancer and courtesan lola montez 18211861, portrayed by martine carol, and tells the story of the most famous of her many notorious affairs, those with franz liszt and ludwig i of bavaria. The only flaw in the entire 90 minutes so far as i was concerned, and it was a minor one, was the. Lola montes is a 1944 spanish historical drama film directed by antonio roman and starring conchita montenegro, luis prendes and jesus tordesillas.
In swinging 1960s london, 16yearold high school student lola susan george does more than simply read the erotic literature penned by 39yearold american scott wardman charles bronson. And yet, unlike those two films which had strong story continuity, and great characters all you get in lola montes is a vain diva whose life jumps back and. Revel in the beauty of max ophulss tragic romances. The film maintains quite a bit of relevance in todays world of tabloid scandals, reality television where people are famous just for being famous, and sex sells any and everything.
It was 1955, two years before his death, and she was his most wretched subject washed up, desperate, attempting. Arabic, basque, bulgarian, croatian, english, estonian, french, greek, hungarian, persian, portuguese brazil, romanian, serbian, spanish, turkish subtitles. Lola montez already had a racy global reputation when she landed in s. Montezs time in the australian goldfields was the subject of the musical lola montez staged in melbourne, brisbane, and sydney in 1958.
Lola montes, a 1955 feature film based on the life story of lola montez. Now she works in a seedy american circus, where a circus master. Biopic of adventurer lola montes who ends up as a circus attraction after. In lola montes 1955 the ringmaster peter ustinov, another of the.
Lola montes, famous for her affairs with everyone from franz liszt to king ludwig i of bavaria, was never known to be a great dancer or actress. Oskar werner in max ophuls lola montes 3 of 3 youtube. Lola is a 1961 romantic drama film, the debut film directed by jacques demy as a tribute to director max ophuls, described by demy as a musical without music. Their version reduced the film from 140 to 90 minutes by abandoning the flashback structure in favor of a strict chronological rendering of the story. It could be called a biopic, i suppose, but that would be inaccurate. Project muse the making of max ophuls lola monteslola montez. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. The red shoes, 1948, as well as martine carols husband, christianjacque 9. Ricercatore potrebbe gustare film e rivista per vostro ipad.1648 1324 1458 1631 499 765 537 567 800 1321 1241 1025 358 635 1281 1090 356 1548 474 491 453 1024 1047 589 1208 361 1514 778 766 396 697 1091 856 597 1158 1577 1006 76 1067 1340 709 836 480 1103 1153 428 1425 17