Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Risky


The Hollywood Reporter reflects on the best movies released during the past few months. On Marion:

"Writer-director Olivier Dahan throws nearly every acting challenge in the proverbial book at his leading lady, Marion Cotillard. As legendary chanteuse Edith Piaf, she transforms from vagabond street performer to the toast of Paris -- but there's truly nothing she can't handle: aging decades, struggling with drug addiction, mourning the loss of a lover. Dahan's decision to structure the story in an almost obnoxiously nonlinear fashion has alienated some critics, but that feeling of constant dislocation arguably helps capture the sense of what it must have been like to be Edith." More...

2 comments:

jfc68 said...

Her two main competitors in the best leading actress category :

Catherine Blanchette, and Angelina Jolie.

That makes three ladies with some french ancestors in their genealogy !

We are very proud of our women, man.

Thank you for your blog.

Cotillard-Admin said...

A beautiful country, indeed. I can't even count how many talented people have come from France. I really want to visit it soon. Maybe for Cannes!