Articles tagged pascal greggory

25 Jan 2008 // 4:54 AM

Marion Cotillard talks about becoming Edith Piaf

To observe that a French actress is beautiful is ordinarily an exercise in the incredibly obvious. But given Marion Cotillard’s titanic and tortured Oscar-nominated

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3 Jan 2008 // 9:59 PM

La Vie En Rose (La Môme)

Cotillard simultaneously relates the harsh obstinacy and generally acerbic behavior of the songstress while managing to drip humanity and evoke pathos at every turn.

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6 Jul 2007 // 4:12 AM

Director drawn to French singer’s story

Olivier Dahan just had a feeling. After seeing a photo of a 17-year-old Edith Piaf, the French director was overwhelmed by the urge to tell

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La Vie En Rose (La Môme) (2007)

Angry, needy, and almost painfully lovely, Marion Cotillard's Édith Piaf fills all emotional space in La Vie En Rose.

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7 Mar 2007 // 9:00 PM

La Vie Promise (2002)

Despite Huppert’s commendable performance this film sinks under the weight of derivative characters, contrived and overly convenient plot points, and simplistic themes.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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