Elia Kazan used to visit Turkey regularly. One of his close friends Zulfu
Livaneli, musician and film-maker, gave him a small role in one of his
films. Maybe you should contact him.
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Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 9:02 PM
Subject: [SCREEN-L] Elia Kazan
> I'm working on a soon-to-be-published collection of selected letters
> to Elia Kazan at the University of Missouri with Professor Al Devlin.
> I am in the research phases of the project and am trying to find sources
> might lead me to find any information describing Kazan's international
> reputation. I have been able to find a few small articles in the New York
> Times regarding the international film festivals his films were in
> however, I
> have been unsuccessful in actually finding international reviews on his
> work or
> international articles that reference to Kazan's reputation as a film
> director. If
> anyone has any information or knows of a good international source please
> point me in the right direction. I would greatly appreciate it.
> Also, anything that would describe Kazan's national reputation as a film
> director, his development of his technical skills on the screen (lighting,
> design, etc), and his constant addressing of social issues (sex, divorce,
> semitism) in his films would also be greatly appreciated. Thanks to all
> advance who contribute and have a beautiful day!
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