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Cinema - a fascinating topic during all my life! I stood in a queue for tickets for My Fair Lady with unforgettable Audrey Hepburn in the 1960s. I recall performances of Sergej Bondartschuk's Masterpiece War and Peace on 70 mm/Todd AO screens in the 1970s. And, I still have in mind wonderful art house films like Fanny and Alexander from directing legend Ingmar Bergman from the 1980s, now available on DVD - finally. Click on the DVD cover on the r.h.s. for some
Feature Films I'll probably always stay in love with.
Cover: Ingmar Bergman: Fanny and Alexander, DVD available from The Criterion Collection - thanks for the kind permission.

My Website Susanne-Bormann.info aims to inform about talented German actress Susanne Bormann who started acting at the age of 8 already. Susanne excelled as desperate Patty in Andreas Dresen's famous film Nachtgestalten (1998) and is well-known as blonde angel Britta in Liegen Lernen (2003). In addition, she gave stunning performances on stage in Neil LaBute's the shape of things in Nuremberg (2005-2007) and as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the Freilichtspiele Schwaebisch Hall in 2007/2008. During the recent years, she made a focus on TV Crime Films and became well-known as chief inspector Sandra Reiß in the successful ZDF TV series "Letzte Spur Berlin" ("Last Trace Berlin", 2012-2015).

MS Flight Simulator X - ORBX NZSI - Saitek Gear - XTOP PanelFlight Simulation

I've always been fascinated by the world of flight, planes and airports. This way, it was love at first sight when I detected Microsoft Flight Simulator 4 in a shop someplace back in 1991. After several years of flying a desk, this is my present equipment:

Cockpit Panel: X-Wishes Flight XTOP Pro Panel
Yoke/Pedals/Trim Wheel/Pro Flight Panels/Flight Instrument Panels: All by Saitek
Flight Instrument Panel gauges: FSXTimes driven by SPAD.neXt.
Computer: Custom Made by Jecosys Redlich IT
Monitor: LG 34UM95-P
Simulator: Lockheed Martin Prepar3d
Scenery: ORBX New Zealand North Island (Auckland City) - one of the best sceneries I own
GPS (on networked laptop): Gemini Airmap (now increasingly replaced by a brand-new FS Flight-Control tool).

I was quite excited when well-known label ORBX published a new scenery for Germany called FTX Germany North in 2016 (to be accompanied by a part South in the next year). Thus, I decided to write an own review, which you can either read or download (84 MB, in German language).

Photo: Matthias Basler

PianoPlaying the Piano

Clara and Robert SchumannAs a school boy, I got a basic piano education, but perhaps I didn't fully realize what value it is at that time. Today, playing the piano is one of the things I really enjoy.

My favorite piano composers are Csajkovskij, Chopin and particularly Robert Schumann (to the right, with his wife Clara). Beyond that, I enjoy all good music, starting from classical compositions via film music up to (I confess) decent and original rock music.

Piano Photo: Kurt Duchatschek - Fotolia.com
Photo Clara and Robert Schumann: de.wikipedia.org, PD


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