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Julie Taymor is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 15 december 1952 at Newton (USA)

Julie Taymor

Julie Taymor
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Nationality USA
Birth 15 december 1952 (66 years) at Newton (USA)
Awards Emmy Award, Laurence Olivier Award, Guggenheim Fellowship, MacArthur Fellows Program

Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of theatre, opera and film. Taymor's work has received many accolades from critics, and she has earned two Tony Awards out of four nominations, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design, an Emmy Award and an Academy Award nomination for Original Song. She also received the 2012 Director Award for Vision and Courage from the Athena Film Festival at Barnard College in New York City. She is widely known for directing the stage musical, The Lion King, for which she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for directing a musical, in addition to a Tony Award for Original Costume Design. She was the director of the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark but left in March 2011, following artistic differences with the producers.

Best films

Frida (2002)
(Director)
Across the Universe (2007)
(Director)
The Tempest (2010)
(Director)
Titus (1999)
(Director)

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Filmography of Julie Taymor (7 films)

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Actress

Director

The Tempest, 1h50
Directed by Julie Taymor, William Shakespeare
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare
Actors Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Chris Cooper
Rating53% 2.6529152.6529152.6529152.6529152.652915
Prospera, the duchess of Milan, is secretly denounced as a sorceress and usurped by her brother Antonio, with aid from Alonso, the King of Naples, and is cast off in a small boat to die with her three-year-old daughter Miranda. They survive, finding themselves stranded on an island where the human beast Caliban is the sole inhabitant. Prospera enslaves Caliban, frees the captive spirit Ariel and claims the island. After 12 years, Alonso sails back to his kingdom from the marriage of his daughter to the prince of Tunisia, accompanied by his son Ferdinand, his brother Sebastian and Antonio. Prospera, seizing her chance for revenge, with Ariel's help causes a tempest, wrecking the ship and stranding those on board on her island.
Across the Universe, 2h13
Directed by Julie Taymor
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Musical films, Political films
Actors Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs, Martin Luther McCoy, Teresa Victoria "T.V." Carpio
Rating72% 3.64953.64953.64953.64953.6495
In 1966 Jude, a young shipyard worker from Liverpool, enlists in the Merchant Navy and jumps ship in New Jersey hoping to find his American G.I. father, whom he has never met ("Girl", "Hold Me Tight", "All My Loving"). Meanwhile, Lucy Carrigan worries about her boyfriend Daniel who is headed for service in the Vietnam War, while in Dayton, Ohio, Prudence pines for a fellow female cheerleader ("I Want to Hold Your Hand"). Jude meets his father, who is a janitor at Princeton University, and befriends Lucy's brother, the privileged and rebellious student Max ("With a Little Help from My Friends"). Lucy receives a letter from Daniel ("It Won't Be Long"), but when Max brings Jude home with him for Thanksgiving Jude becomes attracted to Lucy ("I've Just Seen a Face").
Frida
Frida (2002)
, 2h3
Directed by Julie Taymor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Peinture, Politique, Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Political films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Antonio Banderas, Valeria Golino, Ashley Judd, Mía Maestro
Rating74% 3.700543.700543.700543.700543.70054
Frida begins just before the traumatic accident Frida Kahlo (Salma Hayek) suffered at the age of 18 when a trolley bus collided with a motor bus she was riding. She is impaled by a metal pole and the injuries she sustained plague her for the rest of her life. To help her through convalescence, her father brings her a canvas upon which to start painting. Throughout the film, a scene starts as a painting, then slowly dissolves into a live-action scene with actors.
Titus
Titus (1999)
, 2h42
Directed by Julie Taymor
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa, Théâtre, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Steampunk films
Actors Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Alan Cumming, Harry Lennix, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Matthew Rhys
Rating70% 3.5480953.5480953.5480953.5480953.548095
A boy eating lunch in a 1950s style kitchen plays war with his surrounding toys. A bomb blast outside the window frightens him under the table from where he is rescued and taken to an Amphitheatre, where an invisible audience cheers. An army resembling the Terracotta Army enter; Romans under the command of Titus Andronicus, the general at the center of the play, return victorious from war. They bring back as spoils Tamora, Queen of the Goths, her sons, and Aaron the Moor. Titus sacrifices Tamora’s eldest son, Alarbus, so the spirits of his 21 dead sons might be appeased. Tamora eloquently begs for the life of Alarbus, but Titus refuses her plea.

Scriptwriter

The Tempest, 1h50
Directed by Julie Taymor, William Shakespeare
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare
Actors Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Chris Cooper
Rating53% 2.6529152.6529152.6529152.6529152.652915
Prospera, the duchess of Milan, is secretly denounced as a sorceress and usurped by her brother Antonio, with aid from Alonso, the King of Naples, and is cast off in a small boat to die with her three-year-old daughter Miranda. They survive, finding themselves stranded on an island where the human beast Caliban is the sole inhabitant. Prospera enslaves Caliban, frees the captive spirit Ariel and claims the island. After 12 years, Alonso sails back to his kingdom from the marriage of his daughter to the prince of Tunisia, accompanied by his son Ferdinand, his brother Sebastian and Antonio. Prospera, seizing her chance for revenge, with Ariel's help causes a tempest, wrecking the ship and stranding those on board on her island.
Titus
Titus (1999)
, 2h42
Directed by Julie Taymor
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa, Théâtre, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Steampunk films
Actors Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Alan Cumming, Harry Lennix, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Matthew Rhys
Rating70% 3.5480953.5480953.5480953.5480953.548095
A boy eating lunch in a 1950s style kitchen plays war with his surrounding toys. A bomb blast outside the window frightens him under the table from where he is rescued and taken to an Amphitheatre, where an invisible audience cheers. An army resembling the Terracotta Army enter; Romans under the command of Titus Andronicus, the general at the center of the play, return victorious from war. They bring back as spoils Tamora, Queen of the Goths, her sons, and Aaron the Moor. Titus sacrifices Tamora’s eldest son, Alarbus, so the spirits of his 21 dead sons might be appeased. Tamora eloquently begs for the life of Alarbus, but Titus refuses her plea.

Production

The Tempest, 1h50
Directed by Julie Taymor, William Shakespeare
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare
Actors Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Chris Cooper
Roles Producer
Rating53% 2.6529152.6529152.6529152.6529152.652915
Prospera, the duchess of Milan, is secretly denounced as a sorceress and usurped by her brother Antonio, with aid from Alonso, the King of Naples, and is cast off in a small boat to die with her three-year-old daughter Miranda. They survive, finding themselves stranded on an island where the human beast Caliban is the sole inhabitant. Prospera enslaves Caliban, frees the captive spirit Ariel and claims the island. After 12 years, Alonso sails back to his kingdom from the marriage of his daughter to the prince of Tunisia, accompanied by his son Ferdinand, his brother Sebastian and Antonio. Prospera, seizing her chance for revenge, with Ariel's help causes a tempest, wrecking the ship and stranding those on board on her island.
Titus
Titus (1999)
, 2h42
Directed by Julie Taymor
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa, Théâtre, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Steampunk films
Actors Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Alan Cumming, Harry Lennix, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Matthew Rhys
Roles Producer
Rating70% 3.5480953.5480953.5480953.5480953.548095
A boy eating lunch in a 1950s style kitchen plays war with his surrounding toys. A bomb blast outside the window frightens him under the table from where he is rescued and taken to an Amphitheatre, where an invisible audience cheers. An army resembling the Terracotta Army enter; Romans under the command of Titus Andronicus, the general at the center of the play, return victorious from war. They bring back as spoils Tamora, Queen of the Goths, her sons, and Aaron the Moor. Titus sacrifices Tamora’s eldest son, Alarbus, so the spirits of his 21 dead sons might be appeased. Tamora eloquently begs for the life of Alarbus, but Titus refuses her plea.