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    • The Beauty of the Real

    • What Hollywood Can Learn from Contemporary French Actresses
    • By: Mick LaSalle
    • Narrated by: Phil Holland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Even as actresses become increasingly marginalized by Hollywood, French cinema is witnessing an explosion of female talent - a Golden Age unlike anything the world has seen since the days of Stanwyck, Hepburn, Davis, and Garbo. In France, the joy of acting is alive and well. Scores of French actresses are doing the best work of their lives in movies tailored to their star images and unique personalities. Yet virtually no one this side of the Atlantic even knows about them. Viewers who feel shortchanged by Hollywood will be thrilled to discover The Beauty of the Real.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great but Bias

    • By Rastein on 09-20-14

    Regular price: $19.95