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french actresses in classic french films

Michele Morgan and a very famous cue of the french movies

t'as de beaux yeux, tu sais...embrassez moi, you have beautiful eyes...kiss me

Le quai des brumes "Port of shadows" in the 1938 movie directed by Marcel Carné with Jean Gabin playing the leading role.




Simone Signoret who was the first french to win an Academy Award in 1959, became famous in France for her role in the 1951 movie Casque d’Or . Married to the famous actor Yves Montand they led a very involved political life.




Brigitte Bardot directed by her then husband Roger Vadim in the 1956 movie Et Dieu créa la femme St Tropez seashore as a backdrop and Brigitte dancing the mambo. The beginnings of an icon.

Jeanne Fonda, who was also married to Vadim, said about BB "She kicked out any man she was tired of and invited any man she wanted"


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Anouk Aimée in one of the classic romantic french films, directed by Claude Lelouch 1966 Un homme et une Femme with Jean Louis Trintignant. In this video you can see the camargue region, the land of black bulls, white horses and pink flamingos.





Catherine Deneuve in another classic by Jacques Demy 1964 Les parapluies de Cherbourg a love story during the Algerian war, when young french men were drafted to go fight there.

Jacques Demy is the other french new wave in saturated technicolor and singing dialogues





Jeanne Moreau in the classic french new wave from Francois Truffaut Jules et Jim 1962





Isabelle Huppert and Miou Miou in what has become a classic of french cinema, the 1974 movie directed by Bertrand Blier Les Valseuses “Going Places” was an immediate success and instant recognition for young actors Gerard Depardieu and Patrick Dewaere





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Ludivine Sagnier ,known in the english world because of the movie Swimming Pool , and Chiara Mastroianni are both playing in this delightful musical presented at the Festival de Cannes 2007. Les chansons d’amour Love Songs, directed by Christophe Honoré, a love triangle today in Paris.




Marion Cotillard who became famous in America for her portrayal of Edith Piaf in the french movie La vie en rose. She speaks about her last movie Nine on american television.

Learn more about other french actresses Audrey Tautou, Emmanuelle Beart, Isabelle Adjani, Sandrine Bonnaire, Juliette Binoche




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