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JPL | J.P. Leaud | Jean Pierre Leaud | Jean-Paul Leaud | Jean-Pierre Leaud
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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What I find great in his films, is the feeling of freedom, of truth, that feeling you get along with the camera. The precise intuition he has of the truth of tiny details. The 400 Blows
(1959), which I watch often, is full of details which give poetry to the movie.
As he had so much respect for Marlon Brando
and was afraid of working with him, all his scenes in Last Tango in Paris
(1972) were shot on Saturdays, when Brando refused to work. Thus, they didn't meet together during the entire shooting.
Often plays eccentric, usually penniless characters