Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The career of Gene Wilder in five drôlissimes comedies – Le Figaro

VIDEOS – The great American comedian, who just passed away at the age of 83, leaving to posterity a few nuggets parodic 7th art. Frankenstein , Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * … anthology of his best compositions.

the American actor Gene Wilder, who has just left us at the age of 83, leaving to posterity some comic pearls. Film historians combine his talent with that of quirky filmmaker Mel Brooks. They worked together three times for the best … and the funniest.

In 1968, The Producers out on the screens. Mel Brooks invents a scenario that hesitates between bad taste and drôlissime. A musical comedy Le Printemps Hitler comes to Broadway. The academy Oscars cry genius by presenting a statuette to the director and appointing Gene Wilder, Best Supporting Actor of the Year.

The molten 7th art also remember the great comic, long before Johnny Depp, immortalized the first, the character Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Mel Stuart (1972 ).

Small masterpiece parody Frankenstein is undoubtedly one of the favorite movies of moviegoers. The screenplay pretext smile. And if the famous Doctor had a son toddler. Combined with its excellent eternal accomplice Marty Feldman, Gene Wilder book by one of his best compositions.

In 1972 Woody Allen has also been able to use the comic vein of his contemporary. In the movie Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * , helped by Gene Wilder in the top of his game, he freed us from our taboos without ever getting bored.

Finally, a last superstar to be sad today. In 2015 Steven Spielberg has expressed the wish to direct the actor. He thought about it for a science fiction film Ready Player One . Fate has decided otherwise.

The Producers (1968) Mel Brooks, with Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder Dick Shawn …

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) Mel Stuart, with Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum …

Everything you always wanted to know about sex * (1972) Woody Allen Woody Allen, Gene Wilder, John Carradine, Louise Lasser …

Frankenstein (1974) Mel Brooks, starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman …

the Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ smarter Brother (1975) Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn …


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