Photo of the actress Gene Tierney and my pattern. She played in one of the most wonderful movies : “The ghost and Mrs Muir” directed by Mankiewicz in 1941 and starring Rex Harrison and George Sanders. A young widow Lucy … Continue reading →
Portrait of Jean Arthur in the 1920s, Iljiz Fazulzyanov’s earrings and photo made with photoshop based on my photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin. Jean Arthur is one of my favourite actresses. I love screwball comedy movies ; Jean … Continue reading →
Photo of the “Northanger Abbey” movie, Regency frame, Jane Austen illustrations and Jane Austen books. Catherine Morland and Henry Tilney are Jane Austen’s characters in the novel Northanger Abbey (written between 1798 and 1803 but published after the Jane Austen’s … Continue reading →
Library wallpaper, Gryffindor’s emblem (Lion) and photo of the actress Emma Watson as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter’s movies. Hermione Granger was born in 1979 and is a Muggle-born (her parents aren’t wizards). She is best friend with Harry Potter … Continue reading →
Antique jewelry : Greek (-1700 to -30), Roman (From 753 before J.-C to 476 after J.-C) and Etruscan ( From VIII century to 1st century before J.-C) jewelry are sources of inspiration for current jewelers.
The English writer Jane Austen (1775-1817) wrote six major novels : Sense and sensibility (1811), Pride and prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), Emma (1815), Persuasion (1817) and Northanger Abbey (published in 1817). She was a major figure of the Regency … Continue reading →
My top 5 : The ghost and Mrs Muir, The Lady from Shanghai, Rebecca, Le corbeau and Heaven can wait. “Rebecca” directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1940 and starring Joan Fontaine, George Sanders and Judith Anderson. “A self-conscious bride (Joan … Continue reading →
The Venice International Film Festival is the oldest film festival ; it was founded in 1932. Each year, the festival takes place in Venice, late August or early September. The highest prize given to a film is Leone d’Oro (Golden … Continue reading →
Joanna Johnston is a costume designer mainly know for her work on the movies “The man from U.N.C.L.E” directed by Guy Ritchie (2015), “Impossible mission – Rogue Nation” by Christopher McQuarrie (2015) and “The boat that rocked” by Richard Curtis … Continue reading →
The term of “Film Noir” (literally “black film”) was invented by French film critics after the World War II, in 1946. The first critic who used this term was the French film critic Nino Frank. This kind of movie can … Continue reading →
Charlotte David is a French costume designer known namely for her work on the movies “Populaire” (2012), “OSS 117 Cairo Nest of spies” (2006) and “OSS 117 Rio doesn’t answer “ (2009). She was nominated three times as best costume … Continue reading →
Edith Head (1897-1981) was an American costume designer who worked with the most famous Hollywood actresses and directors like Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Alfred Hitchcock and Billy Wilder. Between 1924 and 1967, she worked at the Paramount Pictures in the … Continue reading →
My top 5 : Splendor in the grass, Charade, Les tontons flingueurs, La grande vadrouille and West side story. “Charade” directed by Stanley Donen and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. “A woman (Audrey Hepburn) is pursued by several men … Continue reading →
Jessica Chastain is my favourite current actress. She is very talented, glamour and plays interesting female characters in great movies. I like her particulary in the movies “Miss Sloane”, “Molly’s game” directed by Aaron Sorkin, “Interstellar” directed by Christopher Nolan, “A most violent year” directed by J.C. Chandor, “ Zero Dark Thirty” by Kathryn Bigelow and “The debt” by John Madden.