MCN Curated Headlines Archive for August, 2011

“I didn’t want to become one of those old ladies who wear high heels and lipstick just to keep youthful company.”
Italian Director Ettore Scola Announces Retirement At 80

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The whole world within reach.
~ Filmmaker Peter Hutton

“Though he was celebrated for “Dispatches,” enjoyed his fame for a time and was, Claudia Herr said, extremely proud of the book, he came to resent his celebrity, especially when reporters or television producers wanted him to relive his time in Vietnam. Among other things, a retrospective light shining on him struck him as disrespectful to the men he wrote about. He gave few interviews. In the last years of his life, he became a serious devotee of Buddhism and no longer wrote, his daughter said.”
~ Bruce Weber On Michael Herr

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