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‘2 Days pretty scripted’ Delpy, Rock share an ease with one another NEW YORK, April 28, (AP): ture clash resumes. Rock: Love her as an actress, AP: Chris, aside from stand-up, they feel it’s not their line, so I’ll Delpy: Not at all. It’s some- After Julie Delpy carefully slides It’s the third feature directed by love her as a director, thought she you’ve been acting on Broadway go rewrite a scene if I need to, ten times chaotic in the pace because the hem of her black dress just Delpy, the actress of Kryzsztof was hot. (Both laugh) It’s always a (“Motherf——- With the Hat”), minutes before. I hate when it I’m very quick in shooting. I push over the knee, her co-star Chris Kieslowski’s “Three Colors” trilo- little better if you’re a little attract- directing (the documentary “Good feels acted. I hate to see the per- people around a little bit. Rock playfully slides it back an gy and “Before Sunrise.” (She ed. Hair”) and producing (the TV formance acting — when you see Obviously when you’re filming, inch. also co-wrote it with Alexia Delpy: You like Adam Sandler? show “Everybody Hates Chris”). the actor acting. I don’t like that you can’t have people talking on The two obviously share an Landeau.) For Rock, it’s another Is he your type? ... I thought you How do you compartmentalize the kind of acting. That’s why I loved top of each other because you ease with one another after having unlikely French connection, fol- liked my talent as an auteur! various projects? (Robert) Altman so much. can’t edit it. So basically you played a couple in Delpy’s new lowing his 2007 remake of an Eric AP: You’ve both have carved Rock: Everything falls under AP: These two films made me shoot one part and then you shoot film, “2 Days in New York.” It’s a Rohmer film in “I Think I Love filmmaking careers outside of comedy. It’s not like I’m doing a think of him. another part and then you make it sequel to her acclaimed 2007 film, My Wife.” what you’re best known for, funny movie and then going to Delpy: Altman is like my top, feel like it’s all messy and chaotic. Film “2 Days in Paris,” in which Adam They sat down for an interview whether stand-up or acting. paint. In a weird way, they’re all one of my favorite directors. It It’s kind of like a choreography. Goldberg played the American ahead of the film’s Tribeca Film Delpy: He directed a film that I related. With all of them, eventu- seems painless, flawless. AP: Both of these films are boyfriend of Delpy’s Parisian Festival premiere to discuss “2 saw that I really liked (“I Think I ally I’m going to have to figure Rock: I was supposed to be in largely about the trials of loving character, a photographer named Days in New York,” which opens Love My Wife”). To me, it’s inter- out what the f—- is funny about his last one. (Delpy gasps) “Hands someone. It reminds me, Chris, of Marion. She’s now shifted the in theaters August 10. esting to work with someone — this. If I’m on Broadway or I’m on a Hard Body.” We were talking your great stand-up line: “You’re story across the Atlantic and later AP: How did you two get even outside of his great talent as doing a documentary about hair, a lot, working on this character either married and bored or single a few years. Marion lives with together for this? a stand-up and stuff — that he has it’s like: What the hell is funny? and he died. That’s the story of my and lonely. Ain’t no happiness radio talk show host Mingus Delpy: I was a hooker. other poles of interest. I do relate How do I get to the funny here? career. I always meet the head of nowhere.” (Rock) and their children. But Rock: Innocent enough! to that. Yes, I could just be acting, AP: How scripted was this the studio the day before he gets Rock: It’s pretty much what life when Marion’s family comes to Delpy: When I started writing a which is a horrible life, by the film? Both of the “2 Days” fired. boils down to. visit from Paris (including her sequel to the film, I thought of way. Just waiting for a part. When movies have a naturalistic feel of AP: Is it chaotic creating that Delpy: It’s so depressing. (Both mischievous father, played by Chris right away. I’ve always I was 16, I wrote my first screen- controlled chaos. Altman-esque atmosphere, espe- laugh) Life is miserable. Delpy’s real father, Albert Delpy), loved his standup work and I’ve play. Of course, it took me years Delpy: It’s pretty scripted. But I cially being both in front of the Rock: If you’re paying atten- the farce of Franco-American cul- always loved his work. to make my first film. hate when people say a line and camera and behind? tion. Variety Features A model presents a creation by a Peruvian designer during the 2012 Peru Moda Fashion Week in Lima on April 27. (AFP) Film German Prize has cash awards of nearly $4 mln NEW YORK: Warner Bros has all but ended its longtime pro- duction deal with Joel Silver, ‘Anonymous’, ‘Stopped’ win big one of Hollywood’s biggest pro- BERLIN, April 28, (Agencies): A film by disaster movies such as “Independence the East German provinces after request- dangerous ocean passage from Cuba to ducers and a mainstay at the stu- Hollywood director Roland Emmerich Day” and “2012,” told Reuters he was sur- ing to leave the country to be with her Florida in a homemade raft. dio. portraying William Shakespeare as a fraud prised to win so many awards, but they had West German lover, making her a target of The story took an odd twist when Javier Silver’s deal with Warner won six German Film Prize trophies on not altered the way he thought about the Stasi persecution. Nunez Florian and Anailin de la Rua de concludes at the end of 2012, Friday at the world’s most lucrative movie film. “Barbara” also narrowly missed out on la Torre, the film’s other two main actors, and the studio has no intention honours with total prize money of around “Yes, we got some criticism in Britain, top honours at the Berlin film festival, disappeared last week during a Miami of renewing it, a studio execu- but the film was taken up really well in where the Golden Bear was awarded to stopover on a flight from Havana to New tive told TheWrap. $4 million. The producer of iconic fran- But the top award, best film, went to Germany and in the United States too,” he Italian prison docu-drama “Caesar Must York, in an apparent bid to stay. Andreas Dresen’s “Stopped on Track” said after the ceremony. “The fact that the Die,” directed by Paolo and Vittorio Arrechada, 21, shared the best actor SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012 chises like “Lethal Weapon” and “The Matrix” has a relationship (“Halt auf freier Strecke”), a portrait of a film is getting good recognition again has- Taviani. The German government under- prize with Nunez Florian but accepted the with the studio dating back to man dying from a brain tumour. It won in n’t changed things for me.” writes the 3 million euros ($3.97 million) award alone on Thursday night. the 1980s and founded his own four categories overall, including director, The German-born director praised in prize money, which is distributed among “I hope someday to get in contact with Silver Pictures in 1985. actor and supporting actor. working in his homeland and his local dozens of nominated films as an indirect them because we shared a lot in the movie Silver’s specialty has long The six wins by “Anonymous,” starring crew, saying “it’s unbelievable how good it subsidy for future projects. — the same room, the same situations, the been the big-budget action flick, More than 1,000 industry professionals a trend that continued with his Welsh actor Rhys Ifans and filmed at can be.” same script, the same questions,” he told most recent franchise, the two Berlin’s Babelsberg Studios, came mostly Dresen scooped up his second German who make up the German Film Academy AFP. Robert Downey Jr – starring in technical categories such as production Film Prize, also called a “Lola,” for direc- cast votes for the 16 categories. The Lolas “I have a lot of affection for my “Sherlock Holmes” movies. design, costumes, cinematography and tor, sealing his reputation as a filmmaker are intended to reward cultural achieve- friends,” he said. “I wish they were here. Silver arrived later in the editing. who is not afraid of putting difficult topics ment rather than box office success. They deserve it, too.” process of the franchise’s first The English-language film theorizes on the big screen. He previously won in Presented every year since 1951, the “I hope their lives go well, I wish them film, a result of his relationship that Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of 2009 for “Cloud 9”, a romantic — and at awards are Germany’s answer to the best,” he said. with Downey Jr, who demanded Oxford, penned works such as “King Hollywood’s Oscars and Britain’s BAFTA that his wife, Susan Downey, times graphic — comedy about the love The short film also won awards for Best Lear” and “Macbeth,” and it depicts lives of senior citizens. prizes. New Director and Best Cinematography. produce. His wife works for Silver and Silver also helped re- William Shakespeare as a drunken buffoon “Stopped on Track” also earned Milan Also: They were among six awards given out launch the actor’s career with who could barely write his own name. Peschel a Lola for best actor and Otto NEW YORK: The winner of a best actor during the competition. 2005’s “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.” Theory Meillies claimed one for best supporting award at the Tribeca Film Festival for a “So much happened in this movie,” said However, the brash and bom- When “Anonymous” was released in actor. movie about Cuban boat people wished a London-born Lucy Mulloy as she accept- bastic Silver has also racked up The biggest snub of the night belonged happy life to two fellow cast members who ed the award for Best New Director late a string of recent flops, includ- theatres last year, it was criticized by some ing “Whiteout,” “Ninja Shakespeare scholars who said the theory to “Barbara,” a film dealing with the went missing enroute to New York. Thursday. “It changed people’s lives.” Assassin” and “Speed Racer.” was nonsense. It failed to earn major rev- repressive world of Communist East “I’m happy for me, I’m happy for Since 1966, Cubans have been granted The latter was one of the larger enues at worldwide box offices, but did Germany in 1980, which only took home them,” Dariel Arrechada told AFP after automatic residence if they make it to the misses in the studio’s history. play well in Germany and even picked up the silver prize for best film despite having receiving the award for his role in “Una United States from the communist-ruled Even though a few of Silver’s an Oscar nomination in the United States been nominated for eight awards. Noche.” island, and thousands attempt the voyage most recent projects have been for costume design. The film follows a German doctor, “Una Noche,” (One Night) tells the every year, often navigating the shark- hits - “Project X,” “Unknown” Emmerich, better known for directing played by Nina Hoss, who is banished to story of three teenagers trying to make the infested waters in rickety boats. and the “Holmes” movies - that was not enough to rescue his deal with the studio. Not helping matters is Silver’s uneven relationship with Warner’s chief Jeff that producers like Silver are LOS ANGELES: John Mayer Mayer was honored for his on Capitol Hill. vets reintegrate and find jobs Robinov. A 2010 New York something of an anachronism in is piping up for America’s veter- efforts to support veterans in He was optimistic about law- as they return from war in the Times profile unearthed that 21st-century Hollywood. Silver ans. The “Waiting for the World their transition back to civilian makers’ willingness to help Mideast. His strategy for help- Silver exaggerated the extent of grew up idolizing producers of life, along with his work in pro- returning vets, offering, “I don’t ing music education stay in Robinov’s injuries after a to Change” crooner made a stop the 1930s and 40s like David moting music education pro- think you’re gonna meet any- play in Washington was sim- motorcycle accident in 2004 in Washington DC on grams. body who’s ever gonna vote ple: “You don’t have to put it O. Selznick – their power and Wednesday to attend the because Robinov had not been extravagant lifestyles in particu- On the red carpet at the ‘nay’ on something to do with high on your list of things to returning his calls quickly Grammys on the Hill event, Liaison Capitol Hill hotel, returning combat veterans.” do, you just have to not put it enough. lar. (RTRS) where he was one of the night’s Mayer took a moment to talk The singer-songwriter also on your list of things to cut,” That same profile points out ❑ ❑ ❑ Silver Downey Jr main attractions. about promoting his two causes addressed the issue of helping he said. (RTRS)
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