Gena Rowlands is 90: Mobile in your own mind

there is only a single Film with Gena Rowlands, and this would be "A woman under the influence" and was from 1974 – it was with her role in a series, in addit

Gena Rowlands is 90: Mobile in your own mind

there is only a single Film with Gena Rowlands, and this would be "A woman under the influence" and was from 1974 – it was with her role in a series, in addition to the screen goddesses of Hollywood, the previous Generation, Bette Davis or Joan Crawford. Only that Gena Rowlands is totally modern, and up to today. But there is a trace of Glamour from the then already old-time in your game. Also it makes you so extraordinary.

Verena Lueken

editor in the features section.

F. A. Z.

Gena Rowlands this Film does not enter, she runs literally into him, and then she is leaning against the impositions of this world, against the family, the loving husband, and against the house, which changes with sliding doors and a foldaway bed in front of our eyes.

The high speed, they also holds in those moments, in which she is sedated. Then there are the eyes, the nervous movements, she escapes the arrest. Her Repertoire of expressive possibilities is inexhaustible. With your voice, the soft rotation comes from the American Mid-West and the edges of the words and phrases smoothed, can they hiss and complain, sing, whisper, roar, croak, sometimes she begs, until she gasps, or shouts, before she whispers to murmurs to itself, and, finally, is silent.

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Since nothing is said about their movements, about how you use your face, your body. She smiles, curls the nose, eyes, or narrowed, in order to escape the ascending smoke of her cigarette, distort the mouth to the right and to the left and down, flirts from the corner of his eyes, pulls a Pout, blinking, pouting. She dances, grid, crawls, turns, falls, jumps, runs in a circle, strode off up the stairs, sits down, stands up, lies down on the bed, briefly comes to rest and no longer holds the same. All of this is Gena Rowlands in a Film about "a woman under the influence".

forty-Six years ago, and today, these painful affects raw, technically brilliant portrayal of Mabel, a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown, still in shock detention. To her to see Peter Falk in the role of Nick, Mabel's husband, and, sometimes, his amazement is felt on the pace, with the Gena Rowlands of a feeling, a state in another. The great art of acting is? Or is it mainly the work of the Director, the work of John Cassavetes, husband of Gena Rowlands until his death in 1989, with the she turned eight films, the first, "Shadows", already in 1959?

Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 11:20

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