Thanks to her witty character and the unique ability to combine beauty and irony. For years the undisputed queen of romantic comedy, but capable over time also to challenge herself with other genres such as drama and thriller.
Meg Ryan occupies a key role in the popular collective imagination it is proven by the gallery of characters who have animated films that have become - in their field - cult movies.
Just think of the films that were born from the meeting with Nora Ephron, the screenwriter and director who realized three cult films: When Harry Met Sally (1989), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and You've Got Mail (1998). Works in which the talent of Meg Ryan was also enhanced by the ability to duet in full harmony with actors such as Billy Crystal or Tom Hanks.
Locarno Festival wants to pay tribute to her career through one of its most prestigious awards: the Leopard Club Award. So, following Faye Dunaway, Mia Farrow, Andy Garcia, Stefania Sandrelli, Adrien Brody, this year Piazza Grande will be all for her on Friday August 3rd for the awarding of the prize.
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