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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Ageing film stars: Celebrating maturity on screen


This event will the celebrate the work, presence and pleasures of watching those who have allowed themselves to be scrutinised as elderly and have taken on roles that explicitly engage with issues relevant to an older generation. Stars we will focus on in our presentations include Bette Davis and Lillian Gish; Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling; Catherine Deneuve and GĂ©rard Depardieu; Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant; James Mason. See link for more details.

Speakers:  Lucy Bolton, Charles Drazin, Adrian Garvey, Sue Harris (Queen Mary University of London, School of Languages, Linguistics and Film), Fiona Handyside (University of Exeter), Julie Lobalzo Wright (University of Surrey)

21 November 2015

Time: 1:00 - 4:00pm

Venue: Queen Mary University of London, Mile End




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