Oscar-winning film-maker Sydney Pollack
and a camera crew were present for two electrifying nights, capturing Franklin at the height of her powers.
The movie was directed by Sydney Pollack
and written by Larry Gelbart and Murray Schisgal (though Elaine May did an uncredited script polish, mostly writing dialogue for the Teri Garr and Bill Murray characters, i.e., the funniest lines).
In the early 1970s, American director Sydney Pollack
- who later directed Tootsie, Out of Africa and The Firm - brought a film crew to New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles to record Franklin as she recorded - a truly legendary performance that produced her biggest-selling album, Amazing Grace.
The film -- shot with 16 mm cameras by a then up-and-coming director named Sydney Pollack
-- sat for decades in studio vaults because Pollack forgot to slate his footage, leaving the sound and pictures unsynchronized.
The University of Illinois stated that the 1972 film helmed by Sydney Pollack
has been stored in a vault for decades and is now being restored and released.
The film, largely shot by Sydney Pollack
, captures Franklin's performance at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood in January 1972.
The festival said it was honouring Fonda for an "acting career that has led her from [directors] Sydney Pollack
to Arthur Penn, from Rene Clement to Roger Vadim; for her willingness to embody fierce independence from a young age."
Out of Africa is a 1985 American epic romantic drama film directed and produced by Sydney Pollack
and starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep.
directed Oscar-nominated films Tootsie, The Way We Were and Havana.
His late '60s TV credits include "Batman," "The Fugitive" "I Spy" and "Mission: Impossible." Mantee did have a small role in Sydney Pollack
's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" in 1969.
Besides, Fanny Ardant starred in the films by Michelangelo-Antonini, Sydney Pollack
, Claude Lelouch, Francois Ozon.
Sorti en 1985, le film "Out of Africa" de Sydney Pollack
, une histoire d'amour dans la savane africaine inspiree d'un roman de la romanciere Karen Blixen, avait connu un succes mondial.