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#16 Jeanne Moreau

JEANNE MOREAU Filmmaker In three films: Lumière , L'Adolescente , Lilian Gish We no longer present Jeanne Moreau, famous actress, on the stage as on screen, naturally gifted for a rich range of artistic expression including the song, loved and admired around the world. But do we know that she has also wrote and directed three films between 1975 and 1983? In her first fiction, Lumière (1976), she evokes the world of cinema, as seen from the inside, by focusing on four actress friends (one of whom is played by herself) who meet and share what 'they live professionally and emotionally. With L'Adolescente (1979), she follows 12-year-old Marie, who loses part of her carelessness at the time of the perilous...

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#15 Béla Tarr

BELA TARR "The Metamorphoses of a Visionary" About four films: The Family Nest , The Outsider , Damnation , Sátántangó Béla Tarr's filmography, made up of ten feature films and a handful of short films, fascinates moviegoers around the world. From the Family Nest (1977) at the Cheval de Turin (2011), the filmmaker's career is as striking for its political and philosophical coherence as for the marked evolution of his style.   This book looks back on this journey based on four films ( The Family Nest , The Outsider , Damnation , Sátántangó ), starting from the documentary-inspired urban camera sessions that Tarr made at the turn of the 1970s and 1980s, to the fables metaphysics that he conceived...

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#14 The Adventures of Antoine Doinel

THE ADVENTURES OF ANTOINE DOINEL The saga in 5 films by François Truffaut by Antoine de Baecque Book offered in the December 2021 Monthly Pack , in the François Truffaut Christmas Pack or with the UHD or Blu-ray Box Without doubt he is one of the most famous characters in world cinema. "Antoine Doinel, Antoine Doinel, Antoine Doinel, Antoine Doinel, Antoine Doinel,...", as in this sequence where Jean-Pierre Léaud repeats his name until he becomes dazed, comes back five times: born at 13 during the filming of Quatre Cents Coups (1958), he returned at 17 in Antoine et Colette (1962), grew up and married at 23 in Stolen Kisses (1968), became a father and argued with his wife, Christine, at...

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#13 Kinuyo Tanaka

KINUYO TANAKA Director of the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema by Pascal-Alex Vincent Kinuyo Tanaka (1909-1977) was one of the greatest stars of Japanese cinema. With a career that began in silent films and ended in television, his career is one of the most impressive of the golden age of studios. His collaboration with filmmaker Kenji Mizoguchi gave rise to some of the most famous films in Asian cinema, such as La Vie d'Oharu femme galante (1952), Tales of the Moon Wave after the Rain (1953) or The Intendant Sansho ( 1954). She also filmed for Hiroshi Shimizu, Yasujiro Ozu, Mikio Naruse or Kon Ichikawa, and her filmography of more than two hundred films includes a large number of masterpieces....

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#12 Henry, portrait of a serial killer

HENRY, PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER original storyboard by Frank Coronado & John McNauton "The original screenplay, written by Richard Fire and myself, contains 122 scenes. Shown here are 122 drawings by Frank Coronado, intended to shed light on the creative process that culminated in the film Henry, Portrait of a Serial Killer. When I look at Frank's drawings today, I'm surprised at how much they look like the finished film. In many cases, it would appear that the drawings were made after the film was completed and not the other way around, which only proves the influence of the drawings on the creation of the scenes they foresee. Often, storyboards are generic, without much personality, and more like blueprints...

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