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French actress Jeanne Moreau died

Moreau stood in the sixties and seventies for the camera of some of the big European directors.

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The French actress Jeanne Moreau died. Reports that her agent to the French news agency AFP. She was 89 years old.

Moreau began her career as a theatre actress, but pulls through director Louis Malle made it to the big screen. There, she plays in great films such as Les Amants (Malle), Jules et Jim (François Truffaut), La Notte (Michelangelo Antonioni) and Le Journal d’une femme de chambre (Luis Buñuel).

Even though they are in some of the films of Orson Welles came along, it had Moreau a heart for the European cinema. Especially the French cinema will lose with her a grande dame. Already added to them that term itself, such as in an interview with The Guardian in 2001. ‘To say that they are at high age. As soon as an actress of forty, they call her a grande dame: “Oh god, she’s alive!”‘

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