Melbourne Cinémathèque 2019 The Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI present

Prix de beauté

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The film blends stark neo-realism and elaborate fantasy in its exploration of a young woman’s rise to fame and her discomfort with the social expectations of the female sex. 

Cinematographer Rudolph Maté’s extraordinary treatment of light and dark beautifully complements Brooks’ sparkling onscreen presence.  Screenplay by René Clair and G. W. Pabst.