Wednesday, June 19, 2024

For a sad reason: program change on TV & media library

Cinema For a sad reason: program change on TV & media library Marek Bang • 6 hours • 2 minutes reading time On Tuesday, actress Anouk Aimée, one of the greatest stars that European cinema has ever produced, died. The German-French TV channel ARTE is changing its program in her honor and broadcasting one of the Parisian-born actress's most famous films, which will also be available as a stream in the media library. Along with Catherine Deneuve and Jeanne Moreau, Anouk Aimée was one of the most iconic stars of French cinema of the last 70 years. She was already in front of the camera as a teenager in the late 1940s and remained true to her profession until old age. Anouk Aimée experienced the first high point of her long career in Italy under the direction of the legendary film artist Federico Fellini. In 1960, she played the lead role in his classic "La Dolce Vita" alongside Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg, and just three years later she was seen again in his introspective masterpiece "Eight and a Half". Anouk Aimée was also a huge success in her home country. The love story, often referred to as a "musical without music", is now considered a central representative of the Nouvelle Vague and will be shown on ARTE in honor of the deceased actress on the night of Wednesday to Thursday, June 20, 2024, at 12:20 a.m. Anouk Aimée will also be remembered as Anne Gauthier In 1966, Anouk Aimée played her most famous role in Claude Lelouch's love story "A Man and a Woman" alongside Jean-Louis Trintignant as widowed mother Anne Gauthier, who tentatively embarks on a new relationship with a racing driver. Aimée won the Golden Globe for her melancholic performance, and the audience hit also won the Oscar for best foreign language film. Two sequels were made in 1985 and 2019. The third film also marked the end of Anouk Aimée's career in front of the camera. The actress has now died in her hometown of Paris at the age of 92.