2013 tcm SUTS Blogathon Day 12: Catherine Deneuve
Welcome to DAY TWELVE of the 2013 TCM Summer Under the Stars blogathon! Just think, if this were the 12th day of Christmas, it would be over now. But it’s not!
Today we will spotlight bloggers who will spotlight Catherine Deneuve!
First, a little Deneuve trivia: According to IMDb (so it MUST be true), Catherine Deneuve auditioned for the role of Francesca Johnson in The Bridges of Madison County, a part that ultimately went to Meryl Streep. A bigger casting near-miss (for me, at least) is that she turned down the role of Tracy DiVicenzo in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. The role, which is iconic now (again, for me), went to Diana Rigg.
SUTS and Oscar: Catherine Deneuve was nominated for one Oscar – Best Actress for her performance in 1992’s Indochine. She lost to Emma Thompson for Howard’s End.
Now onto the blogging!
Kicking off the day is The Lady Eve from The Lady Eve’s Reel Life with a glorious look at Deneuve.
Jessica at Comet Over Hollywood offers a great look at The Umberllas of Cherbourg as part of her Muscial Monday series.
Sean from The Joy and Agony of Movies returns with his take on Un Flic.
Le from Critica Retro is back with a look at Deneuve as a fashion icon!
Check out this song re-write at Wide Screen World: instead of “If I Only Had the Nerve” … you guessed it – “If I Only Had Deneuve.”
John from Twenty Four Frames returns with a fantastic piece on Polanski’s Repulsion
And over at The Moviola, Drew looks at Deneuve in The Hunger.
Check back soon for some great posts!
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