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Les hauts et les bas

Franch actress Isabelle Adjani was born on June 27, 1955. Daughter of an Algerian father and German mother, her career began when she was only 14. Adjani got her start in theatre and then switched to film, but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Lettres de cachet

Yesterday I wrote about Cannes. A magical place just off the coast of Cannes are the Îles de Lérins, a group of four islands. The largest is Sainte-Marguerite; Saint Patrick was a student at the monastery on Saint-Honorat nearby. The … Continue reading

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Passer un film

Cannes is a city on the Côte d’Azur in between Antibes and St. Tropez. It’s most famous as the home of the Cannes film festival, but I prefer its less glitzy side. Twenty-three hundred years ago, Cannes was founded as … Continue reading

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