Billy Wilder( Director)
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Biography Billy Wilder
Wilder (Wilder) Billy (p. 22. 06. 1906), American film director, producer, screenwriter. Real name - Samuel Wilder.
The son of the owner of the Vienna hotel, and studied law at university, but a year after enrollment was a reporter for tabloid newspapers. He worked in Vienna and Berlin's popular magazines, served as a scriptwriter for example in the film 'People on Sunday' (MensChen am Sonntag, 1929, P. Siodmaka). In 1929-1933 scenarios Wilder delivered several well-known German films (including 'Emil and the Detectives').
After the Nazis came to power he moved to Paris, and in 1934 in the U.S., where casual orders before meeting with screenwriter H. Brekketom. Commonwealth Brekket-Wilder specialized in light comedies in the spirit of Lubitsch ( 'Bluebeard's eighth wife', 1938; 'Midnight' and 'Nina' - 1939; 'N sparkle!', 1942).
. In 1942 the partners shared 'role': scripts written together, was Brekket producer, director - Wilder
. Following the directorial debut ( 'The Major and the baby', . 1942) Wilder seeks fame detective 'Five tombs on the way to Cairo' (1943), . psychological thriller 'Double Indemnity' (1944) and exciting-gloomy a study of alcoholic journalist 'Lost Weekend' (1945, . Prize 'Oscar' and the prize at Cannes International Film Festival),
. In these paintings reveals a talent Wilder's writer and director, master of intrigue exciting, lively and unusual atmosphere of action, original and beautiful pictorial style. Nice work with the actors and aphoristic, . sharpened dialogue ensure the continued success of Wilder's films, . but passion directed to wit-graceful subjects in the spirit of Lubitsch and glamorous situations, . treated not without cynicism, and on the verge of vulgarity to a certain extent limit the range of the artist, . able to create such masterpieces, . as 'Sunset Boulevard' (1950, . Award Oscar for best screenplay) - full tart irony, the story of Hollywood 'back door' and the price, . paid for sometimes fleeting glory of his celebrity.,
. The highest professional potential Wilder witnessed such films as' Big Carnival "(1951), 'Witness for the Prosecution' (1958), 'Flat' (1960, Award Oscar for Best Director)
. But even greater commercial success enjoyed Wilder comedy "Sabrina" (1954), 'The Seven Year Itch' (1955), 'Some Like It Hot' / 'Some Like It Hot' (1959). After the collapse of the Commonwealth Brekket-Wilder (1950) works with the director and screenwriter. A. L. Diamond. His later paintings ( 'One, two, three', 1961; 'Private Life of Sherlock Holmes', 1970; 'Theodore', 1978), for all his professional skills are a pale shadow uaylderovskih work period of prosperity.
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. Award Oscar in the category 'film' for 1945
. Winner of the Cannes Film Festival in the category 'USA for 1946
. Award Oscar in the category 'original script' for 1950
. International Prize for the Venice Film Festival 1951
. Award Oscar in the category 'film' for 1960
. Award Oscar in the category 'Award Ervinga G
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Award 'Fц?lix' for creativity for 1992