Posts Tagged Germany

New film tells Holocaust story of Polanski ally

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, Gene Gutowski, who produced four of Roman Polanski’s films, poses at his home in Warsaw, Poland. On Thursday, a new documentary about Gutowski’s improbable wartime survival premieres at the Warsaw Film Festival, directed and produced by his son, Adam Bardach. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — They were both Holocaust survivors from Poland who suffered through unspeakable tragedies. But when director Roman Polanski and producer Gene Gutowski teamed up in the 1960s they never spoke of the war, preferring to focus on life by making movies and partying hard.

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Kohlschreiber, Karlovic reach quarters in Vienna

VIENNA (AP) — Philipp Kohlschreiber made a winning return from a four-week injury layoff Wednesday, rallying to defeat Carlos Berlocq of Argentina 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the second round of the Erste Bank Open.

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Late goals by Ronaldo, O’Shea in Euro qualifiers

Christiano Ronaldo celebrates his last minute goal during a Euro 2016 group I qualifying soccer match between Denmark and Portugal in Copenhagen, Denmark,Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Dresling/POLFOTO)  DENMARK OUT

Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time to give Portugal a 1-0 win over Denmark in a European Championship qualifier Tuesday night and put his team’s campaign back on track after a 1-0 loss at home to Albania.

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Review: ‘Fury’ a barrage of heavy-handedness

This photo released by Sony Pictures Entertainment shows Brad Pitt as Wardaddy in a scene from "Fury." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Entertainment, Giles Keyte)

The relentless barrage of heavy-handedness in David Ayer’s World War II tank drama “Fury” begins immediately. A lone horseman approaches on the grim horizon of a foggy, corpse-strewn battlefield. Out of the muck leaps a man who pulls the rider down and savagely bludgeons him in the eye.

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Davydenko beats Mayer to win BMW Open

Nikolay Davydenko of Russia returns the ball to Florian Mayer of Germany during their final match at the ATP tennis tournament BMW Open in Munich, southern Germany, on Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

MUNICH (AP) — Nikolay Davydenko won his second BMW Open title on Sunday by beating Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

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