At first, art had imitated life — my life. Then, when the film launched me as a singer, life began to imitate art.
I'd get mobbed getting on the bus. I'd been bullied into signing contracts and had legal troubles with the record company. Nude photos from my youth surfaced in the Daily Star, which shocked and upset my mother. People were mean and horrible. Doing the film was a poisoned chalice.
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The price was a lot of hurt. Brian wanted the film to be as gritty and real as possible, reflecting the rise of the National Front and police brutality.
The sieg-heiling skinheads weren't extras — they were real skinheads. I was scared to walk across the set when they were around. There were so many great performances. I always use Jonathan Pryce's deaf junkie saxophonist as a lesson for actors not to count their lines when they're offered a role.
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He had 20 lines in the whole film, but the impact he made was extraordinary. By the end, we were running out of time and Brian actually had to move into his office to get the film finished. Hazel was exhausted: she was in virtually every scene. It was a gamble giving such a high-profile role to an unknown, but we all felt she was terrifically talented. When you're young, you're brave. This article contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a small commission if a reader clicks through and makes a purchase.
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Reuse this content. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Show 25 25 50 All. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Mar bar Rabina made a marriage feast for his son. He observed that the rabbis present were very gay. So he seized an expensive goblet worth zuzim and broke it before them.
Thus he made them sober. Berakhot By the Middle Ages, synagogue facades in Germany were inlaid with a special stone for the express purpose of smashing a glass at the end of weddings. Either way, the lesson is that even at the height of personal joy, we recall the pain and losses suffered by the Jewish people and remember a world in need of healing. The fragility of glass suggests the frailty of human relationships. Loud noises are a time-honored method for frightening and appeasing demons that are attracted to beautiful and fortunate people, such as the happy couple beneath the huppah also commonly spelled chuppah.
Marriage is a covenant , which in Judaism is made by breaking or cutting something. Breaking the glass also has sexual connotations, as it prefigures the release of sexual union, which is not only permitted to married couples but also required of them. For centuries breaking the glass implicitly symbolized breaking the hymen, which is why it was so important that the groom succeed.
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The crash of glass ends the hush of mythic time under the huppah, and the world rushes in. You can break any kind of glass: old, new, borrowed, or blue. Whatever you choose, it should be well wrapped to prevent injury.