French Actress Who Became The Face Of The New Wave
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French Actress Who Became The Face Of The New Wave

Jeanne Moreau 1928-2017

One of the greatest stars of the French New Wave, Jeanne Moreau – who has died aged 89 – was described as the thinking filmgoer’s femme fatale, said The New York Times. She was not conventionally beautiful, yet with her husky voice and extraordinarily expressive face, she conveyed a sense of rebellion, sexual liberation and world weary defiance that captivated audiences in the 1950s and beyond. Orson Welles believed her to be the “greatest actress in the world”.

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