13.02.2019 - Charlotte Rampling, moderated by Peter Cowie
Charlotte Rampling’s body of work amounts to more than 100 film and television productions, for which she is the recipient of this year’s Honorary Golden Bear at the Berlinale. Her international breakthrough came with Il portiere di notte in 1974. A career of highpoints followed: La caduta degli dei, Star- dust Memories and Swimming Pool, the latter leading to her being awarded Best Actress at the European Film Awards. Charlotte Rampling has often chosen to embody multifaceted and unconventional figures, which, in her own words, she brings to the screen with an absolute “honesty of feeling.” For the pleasure of the audience attending, film historian Peter Cowie retraces the milestones of an illustrious career with the actress who lived it.
A film historian and former international publishing director of Variety magazine, Peter Cowie has written more than 30 books on major figures and eras of world cinema, including Bergman, Welles, Coppola and Kurosawa. He published and edited the annual International Film Guide for 40 years and has contributed numerous commentaries to Criterion’s DVD collection. He has been a consultant to Berlinale Talents since the programme’s inception in 2003.