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  • Rotten Tomatoes has on its Angelique Rockas website as part of Angeliqu`e Wall a scan of one of the five letters that Elia Kazan had sent to Angelique regarding a possible film role in the film about the Kazan family immigration from Asia Minor to the USA.

    As you can see in this letter Mr Kazan suggest to Angelique that she ask Pandelis( that is the Greek film director Pandelis Voulgaris)with wh... read moreom Kazan was close friends.- to speak to Mr Kazan about Angelique as an actress.
    So Angelique Rockas was involved in finding funds for Kazan.
  • Angelique Rockas was asked by the renowmed Greek film director Pandelis Voulgaris of `The Brides` fame to find funding for the last but unfilmed project of the great Elia Kazan - a personal friend of Mr Voulgaris-. The film was the story of the immigration of Kazan`s family from the beleagured Greek communities under Turkish rule in Asia Minor to the safe haven of the USA. Angelique arrnged a meet... read moreing between the London based film financier Frixos Constantini who had helped the great Michael Powell with the ballet film `Anna Pavlova `- and Elia Kazan in the Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens.
    What followed from this meeting is that Mr Constantini a friend of Martin Scorsese put Elia Kazan in touch with Mr Scorsese for funding, as Mr Scorsese runs Cappa Films. On your website you have a scan of Mr Kazan`
  • Angelique had been asked by the renowned Greek film director Pandelis Voulgaris of `The Brides ` fame , to find film funding for what was to be the last but unfinished film project of Elia Kazan who was a personal friend of Voulgaris.

    The subject of the film was the immigration of the Kazan family from the beleagured Greek minority communities under Turkish rule in Asia Minor to the safe haven of... read more the USA where the Kazan family settled.
    Angelique was responsible for arragning a meeting between Elia Kazan and the London based film financier FRixos Constantini of Poseidon Films at the Grand Bretagne Hotel in Athens.

    What followed from this meeting is that Mr Constantini , a friend of Martin Scorsese the giant of USA cinema, put Elia Kazan in touch with Martin Scorsese and so it was that these two giants of US cinema met for the first time.
  • Angelique Rockas is the only UK-based Greek actress of mainland Greek parentage who has acted in Greek produced films, e.g Nereida in Costas Ferris's Oh Babylon. She also played a leading role as Ms Ortiki in the Greek language TV series Emmones Idees, which was directed by the renowned Greek director Theodoros Maragos.
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    Angelique had a Vogue Mexico interview on account of her stunning performance of the tortured Jewish pianist in the British premiere of the Latin American political classic EL CAMPO by Griselda Gambaro . Ann Morey of the BBC Latin American /Spanish language Service described her performance as `magistralmente`
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    Angelique Rockas had tribute paid to her by The South African for her Bold Pioneering Theatre work in the UK.
    Her company Internationalist theatre was the first company to cast classics like Genet`s The Balcony and Brecht`s Mother Courage , as well EL CAMPO with not only multi-racial casts but also multi-national casts - actors of various accents.
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    Angelique Rockas is an actress whom the late film director DEREK Jarman cast in two films: The Raft of Medusa, based on the tragedy of the Zeerbrugge disaster, and Pansy: A musical; however, neither of these projects received funding.
  • As you can see from your Wallpaper of Angelique she has corresponded with Elia Kazan for whom she tried to get film funding for his last but never realised film project - the immigration of the Kazan family from Asia Minor to the USA.
  • Angelique Rockas was born in South Africa
    She is of Greek orgin and speaks Greek fluently.
    Her religious affiliations are Greek Orthod Christian.
    Her Favourites films are: tarkovski`s Andre Rublev, Angelopoulos The Trvaelling Players, Sokurov`s Mother, and Carne Les Enfants du Paradis
    She has an Honours in Englsih Literature , and Philosophy Majors
  • Angelique Rockas has her own film company Contemptus Mundi films and has already written her first script ` AYONI and ISMETA` set in the troubled times of the Wars in the former Yugoslavia.