Danielle Darrieux une femme moderne

Titre : Danielle Darrieux une femme moderne
Auteur : Clara LAURENT
Éditeur : Hors Collection
ISBN-13 : 9782258146013
Libération : 2017-04-27

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La première véritable biographie de l'une des plus grandes actrices du 20ème siècle. Danielle Darrieux fêtera ses 100 ans le 1er mai 2017. Ses initiales DD ont été célèbres bien avant BB. Danielle Darrieux a tourné son premier film en 1931, à l'âge de 14 ans. Elle charme par son naturel et incarne alors la jeune femme moderne du cinéma français, une " drôle de gosse " sexy et pétulante. En 1936 Mayerling de Litvak prouve qu'elle peut tout jouer, la comédie comme le drame. Ce film en fait une star internationale et lui ouvre les portes d'Hollywood. Elle est alors la plus populaire des actrices françaises. Toutes les jeunes femmes veulent lui ressembler. Dans les années cinquante, la star triomphe aux côtés de Gérard Philipe, Jean Gabin, James Mason ou Jean Marais. Elle devient la muse de Max Ophuls et s'impose dans Marie-Octobre. En 1967, Jacques Demy la choisit pour incarner la mère de Catherine Deneuve, qu'elle retrouve en 2002 dans Huit femmes. Au fil des décennies, l'actrice incarnera toujours une femme intelligente, en quête de liberté. Ses trois mariages, dont celui avec Porfirio Rubirosa, seront scrutés par les médias, tout comme ses agissements sous l'Occupation. Ce livre est une traversée documentée de la carrière de la star. Révélant des faits méconnus et des films oubliés, il s'attache à mettre en lumière la modernité que Danielle Darrieux a su porter durant 80 ans de cinéma.

The French Screen Goddess

Titre : The French Screen Goddess
Auteur : Jonathan Driskell
Éditeur : I.B.Tauris
ISBN-13 : 9781780767000
Libération : 2015-03-30

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Many years before Brigitte Bardot and Catherine Deneuve rose to fame, the French cinema produced a host of glamorous female stars designed to rival their Hollywood counterparts. Bathed in soft light, discussed adoringly in fan magazines and shown wearing the latest fashions, these 'cinematic stars' emerged in opposition to France's traditional stage-based stardom, while remaining, through the roles they played and the looks they sported, a distinctly French phenomenon. The French Screen Goddess examines how these stars influenced the narratives and look of their films, contributed to defining the period's new, emancipated femininity -, the 'modern woman' -, and related to the decade's politics, particularly the Popular Front of the mid-1930s. The book focuses on the three most important examples of this type of stardom, Annabella, Danielle Darrieux and Michele Morgan, while also considering many other key stars, such as Arletty, Viviane Romance and Jean Gabin. Previously neglected films are considered and true classics of French cinema re-examined, with Rene Clair's Quatorze juillet, Julien Duvivier's La Bandera, and Marcel Carne's Le Quai des brumes and Hotel du Nord foremost among these.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Titre : Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Auteur : Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781135070731
Libération : 2012-12-06

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‘I resolved to write a book which would create some stir in the world and continue to do after I had gone from it.’ - Choderlos de Laclos A great sensation at the time of first publication, Les Liaisons Dangereuses reads as much the most 'modern' of eighteenth-century novels. Viewed by some critics as a morality tale and others as a subtle inquiry into libertinism, it brilliantly depicts the foibles of the French aristocracy on the eve of the French Revolution. Renowned for its exploration of lust, revenge and human malice, and still carrying a tremendous power to shock, its adaptations for screen and stage have made its central characters notorious for their sophisticated and ultimately tragic games of seduction and manipulation.

Harold and Maude

Titre : Harold and Maude
Auteur : Colin Higgins
Éditeur : Chicago Review Press
ISBN-13 : 9781613731291
Libération : 2015-05-01

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Nineteen-year-old Harold Chasen is obsessed with death. He fakes suicides to shock his self-obsessed mother, drives a hearse, and attends funerals of complete strangers. Seventy-nine-year-old Maude Chardin, on the other hand, adores life. She liberates trees from city sidewalks and transplants them to the forest, paints smiles on the faces of church statues, and "borrows" cars to remind their owners that life is fleeting—here today, gone tomorrow! A chance meeting between the two turns into a madcap, whirlwind romance, and Harold learns that life is worth living, and how to play the banjo. Harold and Maude started as Colin Higgins's master's thesis at UCLA Film School. He was working as a pool boy when Paramount purchased the script. The 1971 film, directed by Hal Ashby, bombed. But then this quirky, dark comedy began being shown on college campuses and at midnight-movie theaters, and it gained a loyal cult following. In 1997 it was selected for inclusion on the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress. This novelization was published shortly after the film's release, but has been out of print for more than 30 years. Even fans who have seen the movie dozens of times will find this companion valuable, as it gives fresh elements to watch for and answers many of the film's unresolved questions. Colin Higgins was a screenwriter, director, and producer of films that included Harold and Maude, Silver Streak, 9 to 5, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. He died in 1988.

Follow the Line to School

Titre : Follow the Line to School
Auteur : Laura Ljungkvist
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 9781101642788
Libération : 2011-07-07

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Follow the line from the science corner to the library, from recess to show-and-tell. This new Follow the Line book-illustrated in Laura Ljungkvist's signature line style-takes children on a colorful, comforting, and altogether fun romp through the school day. With its unique modern design and engaging interactive text, Follow the Line to School is sure to appeal to both new and returning students.

Suite Francaise

Titre : Suite Francaise
Auteur : Irène Némirovsky
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781407092126
Libération : 2012-09-30

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Read the lost masterpiece behind the major new film starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Michelle Williams Set during the year that France fell to the Nazis, Suite Française falls into two parts. The first is a brilliant depiction of a group of Parisians as they flee the Nazi invasion; the second follows the inhabitants of a small rural community under occupation. Suite Française is a novel that teems with wonderful characters struggling with the new regime. However, amidst the mess of defeat, and all the hypocrisy and compromise, there is hope. True nobility and love exist, but often in surprising places. Irène Némirovsky began writing Suite Française in 1940, but her death in Auschwitz prevented her from seeing the day, sixty-five years later, that the novel would be discovered by her daughter and hailed worldwide as a masterpiece.

La dr le de guerre des sexes du cin ma fran ais

Titre : La dr le de guerre des sexes du cin ma fran ais
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105020502873
Libération : 1996

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Stars and Stardom in French Cinema

Titre : Stars and Stardom in French Cinema
Auteur : Ginette Vincendeau
Éditeur : Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781441130266
Libération : 2000-11-01

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French cinema is second only to Hollywood in the number of its movie stars who have emerged to achieve international fame. France is, in fact, arguably the only country other than the United States to have an international "star system." Yet these glamorous and charismatic stars differ from their U.S. counterparts in that they maintain more freedom to control their own images and often straddle both mainstream and auteur cinema.Ginette Vincendeau, a leading authority on French cinema, analyzes the phenomenon of French film stardom and provides brilliant in-depth studies of the major popular stars of the French cinema: Max Linder, Jean Gabin, Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, Louis de FunFs, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, GTrard Depardieu, and Juliette Binoche. This volume analyzes these stars' images and performance styles in the context of the French film industry, but also in relation to national culture and society. In the country where Brigitte Bardot and Catherine Deneuve have modeled for Marianne (the effigy of the Republic) and left-wing politicians have held up Jean Gabin as a role model, Vincendeau examines the unusual relationship between French film stars and national identity.Ginette Vincendeau is professor of film studies at the University of Warwick. She is the author and editor of a number of books on cinema.

Chanel

Titre : Chanel
Auteur : Patrick Mauries
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 050051836X
Libération : 2016-05-01

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Ever since his first show for the house in 1983, Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel collections have consistently made headlines and dictated trends the world over. For the first time, every Chanel collection ever created by Lagerfeld is here gathered in a single volume - a unique opportunity to chart the development of one of the world's most influential fashion brands and discover rarely seen collections. This definitive publication opens with a concise history of the house of Chanel, from the days of Coco Chanel to today, followed by a brief biographical profile of Karl Lagerfeld, before exploring the collections themselves, which are organized chronologically and introduced by a short text unveiling each collection's influences and highlights. Each collection is illustrated with carefully curated catwalk images, showcasing hundreds of spectacular clothes (from evening dresses and day suits to casual and sports pieces), details, accessories (from hats and jewelry to handbags and shoes), beauty looks and set designs - and of course the top fashion models who wore them on the runway, from Claudia Schiffer and Linda Evangelista to Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne. A rich reference section, including an extensive index, concludes the book. A treasure trove of inspiration, this richly illustrated publication will be the must-have reference for all fashion professionals and Chanel obsessives.

Noteworthy Francophone Women Directors

Titre : Noteworthy Francophone Women Directors
Auteur : Ruth A. Hottell
Éditeur : Lexington Books
ISBN-13 : 9781611474442
Libération : 2011-09-16

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Noteworthy Francophone Women Directors: A Sequel is a comprehensive guide that acts as both a teaching tool and a directory for research. The book begins following films released after the publication of Pallister and Hottell's last volume, Francophone Women Film Directors in 2005 and stops after the Cannes film festival in 2010. Unique among guides dealing with film, both for its breadth and for its exclusive attention to Francophone women throughout the world, this work foregrounds the production by nearly three hundred Francophone women filmmakers from France, Belgium, Switzerland, Latin American, Québec, even Thailand. The authors have researched film journals, followed web sites, attended film festivals and conferences, and traveled around the globe to conduct research in film libraries, and attend screenings and interviews with filmmakers. A list of film sources, an extensive bibliography, and an index of film directors and the titles of their films maximize this directory's usefulness.