Kazan

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United States stage and screen director (born in Turkey) and believer in method acting (1909-2003)

an industrial city in the European part of Russia

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The ratings also factor in Kazan's diversified economy, the long-term repayment schedule of the city's debt, and stable support from the Republic of Tatarstan (BBB-/Positive), of which Kazan is the capital.
However, the Black Cats refused to match Kazan's asking price of almost PS10m for the Frenchman, whose deal ran out on December 31.
Rubin Kazan's Carlos Eduardo (right) in league action
This allowed the Moscow grand princes to place puppet rulers on Kazan's throne three times (Muhammad-amin and Shah Ali, in 1487, 1518, 1521) and to claim Kazan as their protectorate.
While his life and work were well documented in a recent biography by Richard Schickel, and in Kazan's own 1988 memoir, A Life, nothing beats die raw material of the letters in conveying the moment-to-moment thrills as he shutdes back and forth between projects, the likes of which most directors can only dream of.
Midfield was exposed but it would have been even worse had rice not got in Kazan's faces.
Yet Kazan's hero figures remain very much within the confines of heterosexual constructs of what defines masculinity and femininity.
Nowhere is this co-existence better illustrated than in Kazan's architectural showpiece, the white-walled Kazan Kremlin - kremlin means fortress - where the stunning Kul-Sharif mosque sits just yards from the equally imposing Blagovschensky Cathedral complex.
When Kazan's career took off, Coppola was already an Oscar-winning writer and director.
Keene's biography includes beautiful reproductions of some of Kazan's greatest paintings.
In this biography, film critic Schickel (Time magazine) provides balanced coverage of Kazan's remarkable art and his tumultuous personal life.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) is indeed studio-bound yet poignantly evokes the immigrant experience and Kazan's feelings for his lost children.
A shadow fell over Kazan's career when he testified in the 1950s before the House Committee on Un-American Activities and named friends and colleagues with whom he had been a member of the Communist Party in the 1930s.
Since Kazan's cinematic achievements are undeniable, his career violates a significant aspect of the Hollywood Ten legend: that those who defied the committee were brilliant artists and noble idealists, while those who cooperated were vile mediocrities who could build their careers only by destroying others.