Legendary italian actress sophia loren has spoken of witnessing richard burtons battle against booze at first hand and provided a rare close quarters insight into the break up of his doomed. The voyage 1974 richard burton, sophia loren english subtitles duration. My life as a fairy tale, makes use of letters, photographs and memorabilia from her long career in film to introduce each chapter. With sophia loren, richard burton, ian bannen, barbara pilavin. Burton is the archetypal angry young man in the film version of john osbournes groundbreaking play. Notable film appearances around this time include the pride and the passion, houseboat, and it started. Sophia loren has written a memoir to be published in december, atria books announced thursday. Elizabeth taylor and richard burtons tumultuous romance spanned 14 years and during that era, there was one woman that liz was worried might steal her mans heart. This film provides burton with his first oscar nomination for his first foray into hollywood. Sophia loren and richard burton with images sophia. Sophia loren and richard burton the hollywood archive. Sophia loren, richard burton, the journey, 1974 bp8k5g from alamys library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. Getty images i wanted to give in the book the facts of my life, she says. Sophia loren at 80 recalls her unconsummated affair with.
Step forward carlo ponti who cant, because he is dead. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. I liked this film because i like the stars so very much. Richard burton was a welsh actor who had established himself as a formidable shakespearean actor in the 1950s with his mellifluous baritone voice. Miss loren, richard burton and ian bannen, are speaking their own lines, but to other aspects of the film that are. The italian actress sophia loren and the british actor richard burton at the film festival of san sebastian san sebastian, guipuzcoa, spain.
The material was previously adapted for the 1945 film brief encounter. Elizabeth taylor and richard burton s tumultuous romance spanned 14 years and during that era, there was one woman that liz was worried might steal her mans heart. Sophia loren and richard burton in il viaggio the voyage, 1973. Sophia loren, richard burton, the journey, 1974 stock. Putting your wife in a film that demands acting is nepotism at its worst. Tonights saturday night cinema is a remake of one of grs favorite films, david leans brief encounter. Richard burton, claire bloom, mary ure, edith evans. She won the academy award for best actress for butterfield 1960, played the title role in cleopatra 1963, and married her costar richard burton. The plot of the film is about two strangers, both married to others, who meet in a railway station and find themselves in a brief but intense affair. Follow your passions, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.
Their acting facial expressions seemed very cold towards each other and to me did not convey two people in love. Sophia loren has long epitomised glamour and pure hollywood sex appeal even though many of her movies were in fact italian. Sophia loren born sofia villani scicolone 20 september 1934 is an italian film actress. Her journey into films began with a role of an extra in the 1951 flick quo vadis. Top 25 quotes by elizabeth taylor of 162 az quotes. Whoever cast richard burton and sophia loren as the two wouldbe lovers should be ashamed of himself. Encouraged to enroll in acting lessons after entering a beauty pageant, loren began her film career at age 16 in 1950. However, having watched the version from 1974, a tv movie which stars sophia loren and richard burton, i now feel it is a tribute to the earlier movie and a reimagining of what it would be like if a couple faced the same dilemma in the 1970s. In 1961, she won an academy award for best actress for two women, becoming the first actress to win an academy award for a nonenglishspeaking performance. A brief encounter with richard burton national herald. Two strangers, both married to others, meet in a railroad station and. Loren has also won five golden globe awards and received an honorary academy award in 1991.
Richard burton and sophia loren look a little stilted, surprised because they didnt show the warmth of the storyline as celia johnson and trevor howard did. Her brotherinlaw takes her on a journey to meet a doctor, while love overwhelms them. Sophia lorens striking beauty and charismatic looks have gained her a place in worlds most attractive women of all times list. With richard burton, sophia loren, jack hedley, rosemary leach. But in his will, their father insists that it is the younger brother bannen that marry the girl even though it is the older brother that she loves. Burton was cast at the last moment, after robert shaw dropped out. Sitting with a mug of tea in londons charing cross railway station on the location of brief encounter costarring sophia loren and dressed in casual clothes, burton, scruffy as hell but with an undeniable aura, turned it on in a fashion that remains etched in memory. The most famous phrases, film quotes and movie lines by richard burton. Sophia loren born september 20, 1934 is an italian actress. Brief encounter stars richard burton and sophia loren, but for some unknown reason, there isnt much chemistry between the two. Richard burton slept with three women a week for 30 years. Carlo ponti, a producer who was known both for classic films such as doctor zhivago and for his long marriage to the film star sophia loren, died early 10 january at a hospital in geneva. Her breakthrough performance came for the 1953 film aida. The occasional scenic glimpses of italy and the music were nice, but the latter ruined by the horrible sound quality.
Brief encounter 1974 richard burton, sophia loren youtube. Burton plays cesar opposite sophia loren as adriana. He storms his way through the dialogue, delivering blistering diatribes against the middleclasses and the world in general. Mar 20, 2017 dame elizabeth rosemond taylor, february 27, 1932 march 23, 2011 was a britishamerican actress. Carlo ponti and sophia loren at the americana hotel in new york, 1965. Richard burton waited until his wife sybil was asleep before, in the dead of night, creeping out to the woodshed. Adrianas mourning for antonio ends when cesar steps in to rekindle her lust of life. Despite the considerable collective thespian skills of the 3 primary actors sophia loren, richard burton, ian bannen playing the major roles, the slogging trek of the the voyage is not worth the travel time. She appeared in several bit parts and minor roles in the early part of the decade, until her fivepicture contract with paramount in 1956 launched her international career. Brief encounter is a 1974 britishitalian television film starring richard burton and sophia loren, adapted from the play still life by noel coward. He has been nominated for the academy award seven times throughout his career for successful movies such as my cousin rachel 1952, the robe 1953, becket 1964, the spy who came in from. Fans of saturday night cinema know i am loathe to run remakes, but this one stars richard burton and sophia loren, so how could i resist. Sophia loren talks to ian woodward about peter sellars, richard burton and overcoming her shyness on screen sat 29 aug 2015 00. Nevertheless i still like them, but not in this particular film.1262 1404 530 572 655 1553 620 1246 386 1359 1046 1541 483 1285 291 607 1472 891 1345 1580 1551 1582 362 1587 693 357 1335 353 1601 1491 870 654 1364 1306 1541 1044 1503 883 307 95 365 62 667 813 1171 384 1222 16