(ANSA) – ROME, JULY 09 – The white, the black, the light of the swarowki crystals that illuminates flounces, draperies and pleats, creating plays of water and sea waves. It could only be haute couture that evokes the sea, the one that marks the post-pandemic return of the Campania stylist Francesco Scognamiglio, who proposes a sensitive high fashion, born in full respect of nature and bearer of the new chapter of a more creative vision. extended, enclosed in the new Monogram from the Sea logo. The new white label that characterizes a collection that ideally marks a moment of rebirth and a beginning, was inspired by that Neapolitan sea and its most beautiful places, Capri and Pompeii, the same ones from which the story of Francesco Scognamiglio began.
But also “Monogram from the Sea was born in Pompeii, my hometown – the couturier, who has been parading his haute couture in Paris for several years, tells on the phone with ANSA – and it was designed by an emanuense monk. logo with which I will venture into all sectors where I intend to field my creativity, such as design, which attracts me a lot “.
The new collection born in full respect of nature was inspired by that Neapolitan sea from which it all began.
Memories as madeleines between water and earth translate their evocative power into stylistic identity codes that explode in the embroideries of crystals and macro sequins on long dresses in impalpable white tulle, whose mother-of-pearl shades become the favorite decoration of modern nymphs. The essence of coral branches out into the precise silhouette of the dress that caresses the body and gives it a luxurious caress. The most sensitive soul of the collection appeals to memory thanks to the creative recovery of hand-made corsets and busts from the 1950s, a symbol of Neapolitanism, ennobled by points of light and archival embroidery inserts, originating from the French fashion houses of the beginning of the century. which has been given new life. (HANDLE).
Almost 200 people, 178 to be precise, were reported to have been intoxicated after taking a swim in the sea near Tenes, in northwestern Algeria: all the swimmers involved, including the lifeguards of the Civil Protection, were hospitalized with lung infections. According to the prefect of Chlef, Lakhdar Seddas, the victims experienced nausea, fever and red eyes. Scuba divers have been sent to the scene to search for toxic waste. According to reports from Le Parisien, 36 agents of the Civil Protection, including professional divers, were poisoned.
“The people who were bathing in the central beach of Tenes would have inhaled a gas that spread rapidly thanks to the wind that blew all Sunday afternoon”, explained the director of local health, Nasreddine Benkartalia, quoted by the official agency Aps. The prefect considered the cause “more plausible that related to the spill of a boat off the coast of Tenes.” According to the news site Ennahar Online, a merchant ship flying the flag of Tanzania, the Barhom II, which sailed from the port of Sete in the south of France.
Another hypothesis, elaborated by Professor Réda Djebar of the Faculty of Biological Sciences of the University of Bab Ezzouar in Algiers, is that of a toxic microscopic alga that proliferates in the Mediterranean when the temperature is high. In a post published on his Facebook page, Réda Djebar recalled similar cases in Mostaganem, in northwestern Algeria, in 2009 and on several other Mediterranean beaches.
The Echourouk TV broadcaster explains that three beaches on the coast of Tenes have been closed to the public and that samples have been taken to analyze the sea water. The TSA news agency reports that as a precautionary measure, the closure of the Tenes desalination plant has been ordered.
The smooth texture of the tongue may indicate a lack of vitamin B12 in the body. Express writes about this with reference to specialists from the UK National Institutes of Health.
B12 deficiency in the body is formed for several reasons, including dietary restrictions, diets, autoimmune diseases, and taking large amounts of drugs. British experts recalled that this vitamin is found mainly in animal products and plays an important role in DNA synthesis. Its deficiency often occurs in vegetarians and people on a diet. It can lead to the development of megaloblastic anemia and abnormally high red blood cell count.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) explained that when vitamin B12 levels are low, a person’s language changes. The papillae with which it is covered disappear, the texture becomes smooth and glossy. These pathological changes are called atrophic glossitis, according to which a person may suspect a lack of a vitamin. Among other characteristic symptoms of B12 deficiency, doctors identified redness and soreness of the tongue, pallor of the skin, tingling sensations in the extremities, unreasonable fatigue and heart palpitations.
(ANSA) – NEW YORK, JUN 14 – The ashes of Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo, one of the minds behind the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, were thrown into the sea: after his execution to death for war crimes in 1948 , Hideki Tojo was cremated and his ashes scattered in the ocean by an American military plane. This is what some American documents reveal.
“I can confirm that I received the remains, supervised the cremation and personally sprinkled the ashes in the sea” of several war criminals, wrote the military Maj Luther Frierson in one of the documents found in the National Archives and dated December 23, 1948. . (ANSA).
On October 5, 2020, Kate Winslet turned 45 in her prime. Considered one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, she showed her quality from her first film role, Celestial creatures, up to the miniseries Mare of Easttown, his most recent success.
Recognized for her talent, this Englishwoman born in 1975, in Reading, into a humble family, managed to stay away from beauty stereotypes imposed by the industry.
His life, of course, took a turn after Titanic. But before and after the iconic James Cameron movie, Winslet composed a gallery of unforgettable characters.
Celestial Creatures (1994)
Kate Winslet in “Heavenly Creatures”, her first film.
At age 11, she was accepted into the legendary Redroofs Drama School in Maidenhead. In parallel, he worked with the Starmaker Theater Company in Reading, for which he participated in more than two dozen plays. Even if her overweight caused her to be discriminated against and not given leading roles.
Despite the successive rejections, he went ahead. The academy also functioned as an agency, bringing top students to London for castings.
That was how it was in 1994 she was one of 175 girls who auditioned for the psychological drama Heavenly Creaturesby Peter Jackson. The New Zealand director was impressed with his intensity and la chose for the role that would mark her shocking film debut.
Her portrayal of Juliet Hulme, a teenager who helped her friend Pauline Parker murder her mother, attracted as much attention as the film based on a real case and marked the first hinge in her career.
She was praised by critics and immediately landed her second job, in Sense and feelings, directed by Ang Lee. She was nominated for the Golden Globe and the Oscar in the category of best supporting actress: I had already fully entered the Hollywood machine.
Kate Winslet and “Titanic”.
After acting in Jude, Michael Winterbottom, and playing Ophelia in Kenneth Branagh’s Hamlet, she received the screenplay for Titanic. Before making up his mind, he met with Emma Thompson, with whom he had worked on Sense and feelings.
Legend has it that she told him: “Honey, you have to accept this”. A) Yes, joined the filming of the blockbuster that would change his life forever.
It was Rose, a romantic heroine who broke the strict rules of the high society of which she was a part and lived an affair with a lower-class young man.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in the famous table scene in “Titanic”.
In the end, after the shipwreck, he was drowning as he gave up his place on the board they were clinging to. She, on the other hand, survived to tell the story.
Titanic had a budget of 200 million dollars. The filming took place on the beach of Rosarito in Baja California, where a replica of the ship was created, and Winslet didn’t have a good time.
Once he was on the verge of drowning, he suffered hypothermia from immersing himself in icy water and got the flu. After weeks of sleeping only four hours a day, ended up exhausted and bruised all over her body.
The movie became the highest grossing in history, with a collection of 2,100 million dollars, a record that years later would be successively surpassed by Avatar Y Avengers: Endgame.
Kate Winslet’s nude in “Titanic.”
And he won eleven Oscars, not including Winslet’s performance, which he lost to Helen Hunt (Better … impossible). With or without a statuette, he acquired superstar status.
Regardless, his presence on the screen was shocking. He did the first of several nudes that he would do throughout his career. Who does not remember her posing before her beloved Jack, lying on a sofa and wearing only a necklace, while he drew her? That scene from Titanic raised the temperature among the spectators and immortalized it.
Eternal Radiance of a Memoryless Mind (2004)
Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in “Eternal Radiance of a Memoryless Mind.”
Thousands of song lyrics speak of heartbreak, the ambiguous need to remember and forget that arises when a love relationship fails. Also, it’s true, a lot of movies do.
But few manage to capture that painful transition in the tender and exquisite way that Michel Gondry and Charlie Kaufman do in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
Winslet delivered a wonderful performance as Clementine Kruczynski, a free-spirited and spontaneous girl, who meets Joel Barish (Jim Carrey), a shy and withdrawn man, on the Long Island train from Montauk to Rockville Center.
With her colorful hair and her restless and transgressive personality, Clementine could be irritating at times, but it was still a magnificent composition of Kate, who was nominated for an Oscar For his job.
Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in “Eternal Radiance of a Memoryless Mind.”
Although they don’t know it, Joel and Clementine are actually ex-boyfriends, now separated after a two-year relationship. Is that after an argument, Clementine had come to the Lacuna, Inc. clinic to erase all the memories of his relationship with Joel.
In pain, Joel decides to undergo the same treatment; and the film will narrate neither more nor less than the process by which Clementine fades from Joel’s memory, beginning with the last, difficult days, until reaching the romantic beginning.
The couple’s lives will take place in reverse chronological order, to a point where Joel will discover that there are things about her that he does not want to lose. But of course the erasure process has already begun, and there is nothing Joel can do.
The Reader (2008)
“The reader”. Kate Winslet and David Kross in a scene from the film based on the novel by Bernhard Schlink.
Winslet was nominated for an Oscar seven times: for those mentioned Titanic Y Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and also by Sense and feelings, Iris: Indelible Memories, Intimate secrets y Steve Jobs. He won it only once, for The Reader.
This film directed by Stephen Daldry, with a script by David Hare, was an adaptation of the novel by Bernhard Schlink.
Winslet played Hanna Schmitz, a 35-year-old German woman who had an affair with Michael Berg, a young man twenty years her junior.
In addition to sex, Hannah asked Michael to read aloud to her. Thus, he would read to her the literary works that he was studying at school, such as Emilia Galotti, the Odyssey, The Lady with the Puppy or The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
They stop seeing each other after a while, when she gets promoted at her job and moves out of town. Eight years later, Michael studies Law at the University of Heidelberg, where he attends seminars given by Professor Rohl (Bruno Ganz).
As part of these seminars, students witness the trial of former SS agents accused of having let 300 Jewish women, prisoners of a concentration camp near Krakow, die during a fire.
Michael discovers that Hanna is one of the defendants. Despite having to speak in English with a German accent, Winslet shines by composing women in her youth and old age.
He manages to give the necessary ambiguity to a character who must convey, at the same time, repudiation and pity.
Mare of Easttown (2021)
“Mare of Easttown”, his most recent work, in series format.
Kate Winslet is Mare Sheehan, a woman who in her high school years knew how to be a basketball star, but for those things in life ended up as a police officer in her hometown: Easttown, Pennsylvania.
As usual, the protagonist of Titanic delivers a masterful performance. It is as hard as it is fragile, and it is not difficult for it to convince us that her inner demons torment her as much as the case to be solved.
Mare of Easttown (available on HBO Go) plunges us into the world of ordinary, hard-working people who struggle to get ahead in a gray town, the kind from which you have to flee in time.
But Mare didn’t. He had his best time a long time ago, in high school. Now he lives with his mother (Smart), his daughter (Rice) and his grandson (yes, Mare is a grandmother) In an ugly house, where it always seems to be a little cold.
Mare looks abandoned, without makeup, hairstyle or clothes that give her at least some kind of inner joy. We see Winslet as in none of his films, masculinized to the maximum.
Kate Winslet and “Mare of Easttown”, HBO miniseries.
His job as a detective is his only way to escape the monotony of his existence. Being a cop is the little thing he likes to do, plus it gives him some power and prominence in Easttown.
Now he must solve the murder of a young woman named Erin McMenamin, but as time passes and he cannot solve it, another mystery grows that he could not solve: the kidnapping of Katie Bailey, which occurred years ago.
She is a human character, in the sense that she can be capable, but also obsessive, understanding … but also tough and maybe even abusive. Your old wounds reopen again and again. She is tied to the people she loves and hates.
In England, in County Durham, a farmer exasperated by the many motorists parked along country roads showed his displeasure by lifting a car parked in front of his gate with his forks.
In the North East of England, a farmer unhappy that a motorist had parked in front of his house, solved the problem on his own, and in a rather unusual way. This is what the 7sur7 news site reports.
In a video filmed by a passerby, the farmer, visibly overwhelmed by the many cars parked along County Durham’s country roads, can be seen getting angry over one of them. He lifted a car into the air before crashing it to the ground, before the bewildered and astonished eyes of the vehicle owner.
Police have been called to the scene and an investigation is underway to uncover the circumstances of the incident.