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Short of the Day: A Slice of ‘Twin Peaks’ Lore in ‘The Summer House at Pearl Lakes’

3 August 2017 7:59 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

By H. Perry Horton

Fresh from this year’s Twin Peaks Festival.

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Jeanne Moreau, Star of French Film Classics, Dies at 89

31 July 2017 3:13 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Acclaimed French actress Jeanne Moreau, whose films include such masterpieces as “Jules and Jim” and “Diary of a Chambermaid,” has died. She was 89.

The mayor of the Paris district in which Moreau lived confirmed her death.

French President Emmanuel Macron called her “a legend of cinema and theater … an actress engaged in the whirlwind of life with an absolute freedom.” Pierre Lescure, president of the Cannes Film Festival, tweeted: “She was strong and she didn’t like to see people pour their hearts out. Sorry, Jeanne, but this is beyond us. We are crying.”

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Moreau was honored with a 1965 Time magazine cover story, rare for a foreign actress, and was compared to such screen greats as Garbo and Monroe. Since her rise to prominence in the mid-’50s, she epitomized the tenets of the French new wave, boasting a womanly sexuality and a fierce independent spirit. Orson Welles, »

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