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Catherine Deneuve (1943 - )

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Photos: Catherine Deneuve (1983) by Helmut Newton is a photograph of her Deneuve held at gunpoint. She is dressed in red and stands with her back against a tiled wall.

Belle de jour (1967) - Luis Buñuel [Amazon.com]
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Catherine Deneuve (born October 22, 1943) is a French actress, born in Paris, France.

Born Catherine Dorléac to the actor Maurice Teynac (né Dorléac) and his wife Renée Deneuve, she made her movie debut in the 1956 film "Les Collegiennes," when she was still a teenager (her elder sister, Françoise Dorléac, 1942-1967, was a popular actress before dying in a car crash). Her breakthroughs came with the musical film Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) (Jacques Demy, 1964), the late Surrealist masterpiece Belle de Jour (Luis Buñuel, 1967), and the Franco-English production Repulsion (Roman Polanski, 1965).

She won the Cesar Award for Best Actress in 1981 for her performance in Le Dernier métro. She won the Cesar Award for Best Actress a second time for her starring role in the 1992 film, Indochine and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for the same performance.

is a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and is the mother of two children: Christian Vadim (born 1963), by her relationship with the director Roger Vadim, and Chiara Mastroianni (born 1972), by her four-year relationship with Marcello Mastroianni. She has been married once, from 1965 to 1972, to the British photographer David Bailey. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Deneuve [May 2005]

Deneuve by Newton

Catherine is lying against a wall, she wears a red top and a chequed skirt, red with dark (black?) criss-crossing stripes. She has gold bracelets on.

The arm of a man with a grey chequed suit and a shirt with red diagonal crisscrossing stripes on white field, and a gold chain around the wrist is about to point the gun at her (Portraits, Cover & 47) (Helmut Newton: SFHPW 47) (Nouvel Observateur 1983) (Helmut Newton:Work p160) --http://uk.geocities.com/the_helmut_newton_report/catherinedeneuve.html [May 2005]

Tristana (1970) - Luis Buñuel

Tristana (1970) - Luis Buñuel [Amazon.com] [FR] [DE] [UK]

Tristana is a 1970 film by Luis Buñuel starring Catherine Deneuve and Fernando Rey. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tristana [Feb 2006]

See also: 1970 - European cinema - Catherine Deneuve - Luis Buñuel

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