Must-watch: Katalin Varga (2009, Peter Strickland)

Here are some screenshots of Katalin Varga (2009, by Peter Strickland). If you have never heard of Strickland, you’re missing out. Add him to your discovery list asap and you won’t regret it.
“The film (KV) won a Silver Berlin Bear in the category outstanding artistic contribution for the sound design: György Kovács, Gábor ifj. Erdélyi and Tamás Székely”.

Polanski’s Emmanuelle Seigner, Harper’s Bazaar UK!

You know her from all those Polanski films, Frantic (1988), Bitter Moon (1992) and The Night Gate (1999), maybe also from The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), here is the gorgeous Parisian actress Emmanuelle Seigner for UK Harper’s Bazaar September 2009, photographed by Dusan Reljin, Stylist: Antje Winter, hair: James Rowe, makeup: Alex Box! I am not the author of these photos. All rights go to Harper’s Bazaar.
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Maggie Cheung, by Nick Knight, for Vogue China (2009)

Maggie Cheung Man yuk (born 20 September 1964) is a Chinese actress from Hong Kong. Maggie frequently cited her performance in the movie As Tears Go By (1988), her first of many collaborations with film director Wong Kar-wai, as the piece that truly began her serious acting career. She also starred in In The Mood For Love (2000) and 2046 (2004) among other films. Here she is, photographed by British fashion photographer Nick Knight, for Vogue China, September 2009.

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Visconti’s costume designer is Piero Tosi

Piero Tosi (born April 10, 1927) is an Italian costume designer and collaborator of Luchino Visconti on many of the director’s films, including: Death in Venice (1971), The Leopard (1963), Rocco & His Brothers (1960) , The Damned (1969) and of course “Ludwig” (1972) . He was also the costume designer on “The Night Porter” (1974). An underrated artist if there ever was one.

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© Luchino Visconti & costume designer Piero Tosi with Silvana Mangano on the set of “Death in Venice”.

© ” Piero Tosiby Elisabetta Claudio (2009) for L’Uomo Vogue.