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Omar Sharif (1932–2015)

Autor(a) de Play More Bridge with Omar Sharif

14+ Works 58 Membros 2 Críticas

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Obras por Omar Sharif

Play More Bridge with Omar Sharif (1990) 16 exemplares
The Eternal Male (1977) 9 exemplares
Omar Sharif's Life in Bridge (1983) 8 exemplares
8-Movie Bible Stories Collection (2013) 7 exemplares, 1 crítica
Bible Story Collection V.1 (2013) 4 exemplares
Omar Sharif Talks Bridge (2004) 3 exemplares
Top Secret! 2 exemplares
MAYERLING - MOVIE [DVD] [1968] 1 exemplar, 1 crítica

Associated Works

Lawrence of Arabia [1962 film] (1962) — Actor — 663 exemplares, 9 críticas
Hidalgo [2004 film] (2004) — Actor — 404 exemplares, 4 críticas
Doctor Zhivago [1965 film] (1965) — Actor — 356 exemplares, 4 críticas
One Night with the King [2007 film] (2007) 304 exemplares, 6 críticas
The 13th Warrior [1999 film] (1999) — Actor — 272 exemplares, 4 críticas
Funny Girl [1968 film] (1985) — Actor — 147 exemplares, 2 críticas
Top Secret! [1984 film] (1984) — Actor — 109 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Pink Panther Strikes Again [1976 film] (1976) — Actor — 83 exemplares
The Fall of the Roman Empire [1964 film] (1964) 67 exemplares, 1 crítica
Gulliver's Travels [1996 TV miniseries] (1996) — Actor — 58 exemplares, 5 críticas
The Ten Commandments [2006 TV mini-series] (2007) — Actor — 39 exemplares
Monsieur Ibrahim [2003 film] (2003) 37 exemplares, 3 críticas
Mackenna's Gold [1969 film] (1969) — Actor — 36 exemplares
The Night of the Generals [1967 film] (1989) 34 exemplares, 3 críticas
Imperium: Saint Peter [2005 TV movie] (2013) — Actor — 32 exemplares, 1 crítica
Funny Lady [1975 film] (2005) — Actor — 30 exemplares
The Last Valley [1971 film] (1971) 26 exemplares
The Far Pavilions [1984 TV mini series] (1996) — Actor — 23 exemplares
Behold a Pale Horse [1964 film] (1964) — Actor — 19 exemplares, 1 crítica
Mayrig [1991 film] (1985) — Actor — 19 exemplares, 2 críticas
Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris [1992 TV movie] (1992) — Actor — 17 exemplares, 2 críticas
Do you play Stayman? (1965) — Introdução — 17 exemplares
Beyond Justice [1991 film] (1991) 15 exemplares
Mysteries of Egypt [1998 film] (1999) — Narrador — 15 exemplares
Juggernaut [1974 film] (2003) 13 exemplares
Genghis Khan [1965 film] (1965) — Actor — 10 exemplares
More Than a Miracle [1967 film] (1967) — Actor — 9 exemplares
Ashanti [1979 film] (1979) — Actor — 9 exemplares
Mayerling [1968 film] (1968) 8 exemplares
The Tamarind Seed [1974 film] (1974) — Actor — 8 exemplares
The Long Night [1947 film] (1947) 7 exemplares
The Burglars [1971 film] (2015) 6 exemplares, 1 crítica
Memories of Midnight [1991 TV mini series] (1991) — Actor — 3 exemplares
The Horsemen [1971 film] (2013) — Actor — 3 exemplares
Mysteries of the Pyramids [1988 TV movie] (1996) — Narrador — 2 exemplares
588 rue paradis [1992 film] 2 exemplares, 2 críticas
The Poppy Is Also a Flower [1966 TV movie] (1983) — Actor — 2 exemplares
Harem [1986 TV movie] (1986) — Actor — 2 exemplares
The Baltimore Bullet [1980 film] — Actor — 2 exemplares
La grande Roma dei Cesari [1995 film] — Narrador — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Chalhoub, Michel Demitri
Data de nascimento
1932-04-10
Data de falecimento
2015-07-10
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
Egypt
Local de nascimento
Alexandria, Egypt
Local de falecimento
Cairo, Egypt
Educação
Victoria College
Cairo University
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Ocupações
actor
bridgemaster

Membros

Críticas

This stately film from 1968 is difficult to assess because its makers seemed unsure what sort of film they were making. Was it an epic? If so, it falls short. Was it a psychological study of frustration and/or love? If so, it is superficial. Was it a bodice-ripper? If so, not many are ripped. Thus it becomes a film to watch on a wet Sunday afternoon, and it doesn't matter much if you miss five minutes while making a cup of tea.

Omar Sharif plays his trademark soulful and weak character. He has only two notes – sad, and angry - then he raises his voice. As his parents, James Mason and Ava Gardner do better but the latter in particular is hampered by the poor script. There are a few good performances among supporting roles. As Mary Vetsera, Rudolf's mistress, Catherine Deneuve presents a dreamy blonde romantic twenty-year-old rather than the dark, vivacious and passionate teenager she was in real life. Nothing more than kissing is ever shown between them; anything more is merely implied.

There are lots of soldiers in riots, exercises etc but they seem to be there to give local colour rather than anything else. The political situation faced by the Hapsburg Empire in the 1880s is inadequately explained; various ineffectual Hungarian plotters appear now and then, and police spies lurk in the undergrowth.

For some reason, the Prince of Wales (James Robertson Justice, too old like many others in the cast) is shown frequently, whereas in reality he had little time for the stuffy protocol of the Imperial court. At one stage he is shown hunting birds and wild boar at the same time, rather unlikely even for such an enthusiastic 'sportsman'; meanwhile Rudolf lurks in the bushes with Mary, who begs him not to shoot a deer, which is hanging around nearby despite all the noise from the Prince of Wales' gun. She need not have worried – Rudolf's gun is clearly a shotgun, whereas deer have to be hunted with rifles.

At the end of the film, after the climax, not a spot of blood is to be seen. And nothing is shown of the subsequent cover-up exercise, which in some ways was the most interesting aspect of this sad episode. But that would have made a long film even longer.
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Assinalado
ponsonby | Apr 10, 2023 |
Dramas produced in 1953 before MPAA ratings
The Ten Commandments (NR) Consider PG for Violence
Joseph and His Brethren (NR) Violence
The Power of the Resurrection (NR) Adult situations, Violence
The Great Commandment (NR) Adult situations, Violence
Hill Number One (NR)
I Beheld His Glory (NR)
Martin Luther (NR)
David and Goliath (NR) Violence
 
Assinalado
SITAG_Family | Aug 2, 2021 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
14
Also by
44
Membros
58
Popularidade
#284,346
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
2
ISBN
8
Línguas
1

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