Jeanne Moreau

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Jeanne Moreau
BirthplaceParis, France
Actress, screenwriter, film director

Moreau, Jeanne

(zhän môrō`), 1928–, French movie actress, b. Paris. She studied at the Comédie Française. She is known for her sophisticated portrayals of amoral heroines. In Jules and Jim (1961), she etched a highly ambiguous portrait of a delightful woman capable of destroying the men who love her. Her films include The Lovers (1959), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1960), La Notte (1961), Diary of a Chambermaid (1964), Going Places (1974), The Trout (1982), La Femme Nikita (1990), and The Summer House (1993). In 1976, she directed her first feature, Lumière.
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Among those who have signed are: Francis Ford Coppola, Costa-Gavras, David Cronenberg, Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, Atom Egoyan, Milos Forman, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Darius Khondji, Helen Mirren, Jeanne Moreau, Sean Penn, Rafi Pitts, Gus Van Sant and Marjane Satrapi.
Jeanne Moreau, a classically-trained actress, had been appearing in films for almost ten years when Louis Malle cast her in his debut Ascenseur pour I'echafaud (Lift to the Scaffold 1958).
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Screen legend Jeanne Moreau joined the mourners, along with some of the models he dressed, including Claudia Schiffer and Laetitia Casta, and leading designers Christian Lacroix, John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood and Jean-Paul Gaultier.
The three 103" plasmas are being used for the portraits of Pitt, legendary French actress Jeanne Moreau, and a tight close-up on the face of a Briard dog.
Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre and Vanna Urbino star.
Yatkin set about reading all the literature--factual and fictional--on her subject and seeing the movies (the three most popular screen protagonists were Greta Garbo, Jeanne Moreau, and Sylvia Kristel).
As a long-time festival attendee--I can truthfully claim to have been at all 29--I'm in a unique position to comment on its growth and history; however, never from the inside, except once, the first year when I volunteered as a driver and had the privilege and undeniable pleasure of driving the fabulous French star Jeanne Moreau around town for the three days she attended.
Team Chirac brought in actors Gerard Depardieu and Jeanne Moreau, along with pop singers Johnny Hallyday and Francoise Hardy, as well as other entertainment and sports celebrities to prod their fellow French citizens into embracing the EU Constitution.
Of course for the leading lady role I would cast Leslie Caron, Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau or the ageless Catherine Deneuve, whom are all renowned French Femme Fatal figures I've been fortunate enough to watch on screen in French--and English--speaking films.