Production of the exhibition “Guy Hamilton, a life of cinema”

Description: Guy Hamilton was one of the British Directors who contributed most to the success of espionage and war film in the years of the Cold War. Four of the most emblematic series on the James Bond, 007 films were directed by him: “Goldfinger” (1964), “Diamonds Are Forever” (1971), “Live And Let Die” (1973) and “The Man With The Golden Gun” (1974), that launched to stardom to Sean Connery and Roger Moore. Two of his films, based on the novels of Agatha Christie, were filmed in Mallorca: The Mirror Crack´d (1980), in which Elisabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, Angela Landsbury and Geraldine Chaplin were  involved , and “Evil Under the Sun” (1982), with Peter Ustinovv, Maggie Smith and Jane Birkin in the main roles. At the end of the 1980s, after a long and intense career as a director, At the end of the 80s, after a long and intense career as a director, Guy Hamilton and his wife, the French actress Kerima, decided to settle in Mallorca, which they already knew, and build a house in Port D’andratx. He lived there until his death at age 93, of April 20th , 2016.

 

Objectives: 

●       Production of a retrospective photographic exhibition and tribute to the cinematographic career of Guy Hamilton.

Project of the Mallorca Film Commission