French Cinema in Close-up: La Vie D'un Acteur Pour Moi

French Cinema in Close-up: La Vie D'un Acteur Pour Moi
Author name: 
Jenny H. Batlay (illustrator)
Affiliation: 
Alumni
School: 
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Genre: 
Fiction
Subject: 
Architecture
Subject: 
Art
Subject: 
Photography

An insight into French film through its actors: profiles of 170 actors and actresses of the French Cinema, illustrated with caricatures by Jenny Batlay and Igor Bratusek. - Not just biographies, but personal sketches of the actors and actresses, looking at their personalities, acting, and careers. The book is presented alphabetically in mini-dict-io-nary form, and its contributors include academics from around the world - from universities in Australia, Austria, Canada, Cyprus, France, Ireland, Malay-sia, New Zealand, the United King-dom, and throughout the United States - as well as jour-nalists, film curators, and lovers of French cinema, both francophones and Francophiles.