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pawr tray uhl

  • n  a word picture of a person's appearance and character
  • n  acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture
  • n  a representation by picture or portraiture
  • n  any likeness of a person, in any medium
  • n  representation by drawing or painting etc

  • The only excuse I have for that portrayal is that at the time humor consisted in our society of bad English and physical difference in identity.
  • His complex portrayal of human nature, however, transcends geographic boundaries.
  • Her portrayal of a lonely woman who falls in love with her sister-in-law in Deepa Mehta's 1998 film Fire sparked threats of a ban by censors and violent protests by fundamentalists .
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  • Scott D. Pierce: Caan returns as an older, wiser mobster
    Scott D. Pierce: Caan returns as an older, wiser mobster by Scott D. Pierce The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 12, 2013 06:14PM MDT Four decades ago, James Caan became a huge star playing a gangster in “The Godfather.” His portrayal of hotheaded Sonny Corleone remains memorable 41 years after the movie was released. He’s joined the cast of “Magic City” as that show’s second season gets under ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Ashton Kutcher Steve Jobs movie has release date
    Iowa native Ashton Kutcher's film portrayal of Apple computer giant Steve Jobs has a release date. The movie will open Aug. 16, Entertainment Weekly reports on its website.
    June 12, 2013 - The Des Moines Register
  • Media : WATCH: Upbeat and Offbeat Merge in Hooded Fang’s New Video “Bye Bye Land”
      In the midst of their US/Canada tour, today  Hooded Fang has shared their video for “ Bye Bye Land ,” a portrayal of a dance party gone awry in the depths of Guanajuato, Mexico.  Enjoy at FILTERmagazine.com
    June 12, 2013 - Filter Magazine

  • Bill Donohue in International Herald Tribune
    This is one of the worst assaults on Christian sensibilities ever,said Bill Donohue, head of the watchdog Catholic League. "It's not just the ugliness of the portrayal, but the timing - to choose Holy Week is astounding."
  • Shimon Peres in Bloomberg
    We cannot change the past,Peres said. "However, we can shape the future. This seems more feasible today in light of the Saudi proposal, which evolved into an Arab peace initiative. The initiative's portrayal of our region's future provides...
  • Christian Bale in Washington Post
    It was an iconic portrayal of The Joker,Bale said, adding Ledger's character had embodied "an agent of chaos."

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