Cannes Cinema


A visual history of the world's greatest film festival.


Traverso


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Overview
  • A visual history of the world’s greatest film festival, the Cannes festival, from its beginnings in 1946 to the present day
  • A beautiful collection of portraits of the greatest film stars, actors and directors from around the world
  • 550 photographs taken by three generations of photographers from the Traverso family
  • From Louis Lumière to Quentin Tarantino, Grace Kelly to Penelope Cruz, all the greatest film-makers and stars are immortalized here



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About the book
A warm and personal approach to the development of the festival and that of cinema.

Each portrait is accompanied by a short and anectotal text written by Serge Toubiana, Director of the Cinémathèque Française.


 

About the author(s)
Serge Toubiana was Editor-in-Chief of Cahiers du cinéma 1973–1991. He is now Director of the Cinémathèque Française.

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