Olympia Dukakis | Marco Barricelli on going 10 rounds with Olympia
Olympia's VIGIL co-star, Marco Barricelli, discusses Olympia's bigger than life presence and how she doesn't suffer fools. Marco also pontificates about Olympia's sweet, caring and empathetic side with a dash of toughness. Marco says Olympia could go ten rounds with just about anybody.
Olympia Dukakis | Carey Perloff on Olympia as woman
Carey discusses the perception of a strong woman like Olympia and what the reality of Olympia is like as a human. In addition to being a fierce, beautiful and powerful woman, Carey tells us that Olympia is vulnerable and completely available emotionally to others. She also points out that Olympia is the first to acknowledge failure.
Olympia | Parents, children and the idea of destiny
A sublimely intimate, fly-on-the wall verité documentary tells a heart-wrenching story of a woman becoming her own woman, on her own terms to assert a gigantic creative force into the world. Rebelling against her old world panty-sniffing suspicious Greek mother to assert her strong sexual drive, fighting the feeling she was “too ethnic” amid the Boston Brahmin at BU, and starting her own theatre company in New Jersey instead of waiting for the phone to ring, Olympia Dukakis models how to live life with blazing courage. Be part of the FREE live premiere July 9 and 10. More details here: www.olympiathefilm.com
Olympia Dukakis | Norman Jewison & Olympia on MOONSTRUCK, working with Nic Cage & Cher Part 1 & 2
Olympia reminisces about director Norman Jewison's style of shooting on MOONSTRUCK and how impressed she was by the last tracking shot/scene in the film. She also discusses how actors on set shouldn't be afraid of making a fool of yourself while rehearsing.
Olympia Dukakis | Louie & Olympia 49th Anniversary Celebration & Roast
Friends and family gather to celebrate the 49th wedding anniversary of Olympia and Louie. Olympia's daughter-in-law, Elda, tells a story about asking Olympia and Louie to babysit new born Luca and upon returning, observing Louie's unique babysitting style.