The context

a year ago, the start of the literary, like the previous ones, was marked by several novels, that the characters were actors and actresses, stars or not: Ava Gardner, Alain Delon, Maria Schneider. This year, the phenomenon continues with a filmmaker, Douglas Sirk, actors, Marlon Brando, Jean Seberg, Anouk Aimée associated with the tandem Carné-Prévert for a phantom film. And then, the icing on the cake, our friend Eric Neuhoff stings a blood shot and adjusts his account to the false values of the French cinema of today while regretting the heyday of Truffaut, Malle, protestant redemption church .

A white whale named Brando “On the docks” by Elia Kazan with Marlon Brando, 1954. Rue des Archives/Rue des Archives/RDA

Yet another novel about a movie star? That’s a lot! But as much blame novelists without imagination to unearth stars dead lay in vain fictions is legitimate… as much blame Samuel Blumenfeld to write about his passion, which is also his livelihood, would be absurd. It would be like wanting to Vincent Duluc, pen of The Team to write …

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